A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him under water for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be? ... Read more of How Can This Be? at Free Jokes.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Farm House 7 How To Lay Out A Kitchen Garden
The kitchen garden yields more necessaries and comforts...

The Mezzotint
Some time ago I believe I had the pleasure of telling y...

Haunted Places
That houses are haunted and apparitions frequently se...

The White Villa
When we left Naples on the 8.10 train for Paestum, To...

A Dead Finger
I Why the National Gallery should not attract so m...

Granary
The illustration above needs but little description. Th...

Farm House 2 Interior Arrangement
The front door of this house opens into a small entry o...

Queen Ulrica And The Countess Steenbock
When Queen Ulrica was dead, her corpse was placed ...

The Thing At Nolan
To the south of where the road between Leesville an...

The Coral Sprigs
Mrs. Weiss, of St. Louis, was in New York in January, 1...





Greek And Roman Ghost Stories






Visions Of The Dead In Sleep
In most of the Greek and Roman stories that survive, the wraiths of the dead are represented as revisiting their friends on earth in sleep. These instances I have not, as a rule, troubled to collect, for they cannot strict...

The Power Of The Dead To Return To Earth
Though there is no period at which the ancients do not seem to have believed in a future life, continual confusion prevails when they come to picture the existence led by man in the other world, as we see from the sixth bo...

The Belief In Ghosts In Greece And Rome
Ghost stories play a very subordinate part in classical literature, as is only to be expected. The religion of the hard-headed, practical Roman was essentially formal, and consisted largely in the exact performance of an e...

Stories Of Haunting
In a letter to Sura[30] the younger Pliny gives us what may be taken as a prototype of all later haunted-house stories. At one time in Athens there was a roomy old house where nobody could be induced to live. In the dead o...

Necromancy
The belief that it was possible to call up the souls of the dead by means of spells was almost universal in antiquity. We know that even Saul, who had himself cut off those that had familiar spirits and the wizards out of ...

Apparitions Of The Dead
Among the tall stories in Lucian's _Philopseudus_[79] is an amusing account of a man whose wife, whom he loved dearly, appeared to him after she had been dead for twenty days. He had given her a splendid funeral, and had b...