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Farm House 5 Chamber Plan
It is also lighted by a window over the lean-to, on the...

The Credulous Bishop
A few years since, a memorable conference took place ...

The Dying Mother {101}
"Mary, the wife of John Goffe of Rochester, being affli...

Croglin Grange
"Fisher," said the Captain, "may sound a very pleb...


Sister Maddelena
Across the valley of the Oreto from Monreale, on the ...

Farm House 7 Ground Plan Interior Arrangement
The front door opens into a hall 34 feet long and 10 fe...

The Bright Scar
In 1867, Miss G., aged eighteen, died suddenly of chole...

Cavalier Version {121}
"1627. Since William Lilly the Rebells Jugler and Moun...

The Cry Of The Peacock
'Damn the dice!' cried the elder of the two players, ...

The Lost Key

Lady X., after walking in a wood near her house in Ireland, found that
she had lost an important key. She dreamed that it was lying at the
root of a certain tree, where she found it next day, and her theory is
the same as that of Mr. A., the owner of the lost cheque. {11c}

As a rule dreams throw everything into a dramatic form. Some one
knocks at our door, and the dream bases a little drama on the noise;
it constructs an explanatory myth, a myth to account for the noise,
which is acted out in the theatre of the brain.

To take an instance, a disappointing one:--

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