ghost


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But the young ladies soon persuaded themselves that the ghost had several heads, which he changed about as he pleased.
He had seen the ghost behind the Persian, THE GHOST WITH THE DEATH'S HEAD just like Joseph Buquet's description
That wicked boy has been frightening the whole school, Miss Halcombe, by declaring that he saw a ghost yesterday evening," answered the master; "and he still persists in his absurd story, in spite of all that I can say to him.
Most extraordinary," said Miss Halcombe "I should not have thought it possible that any of the boys had imagination enough to see a ghost.
It is no slight matter for two men, particularly when a stiff wind has sprung up, to handle a vessel like the Ghost, steering, keeping look-out for the boats, and setting or taking in sail; so it devolved upon me to learn, and learn quickly.
The whispers of wind became puffs, the sails filled, the Ghost moved.
Partridge sat in a fearful expectation of this; and now, when the ghost made his next appearance, Partridge cried out, "There, sir, now; what say you now?
Then came also the ghost of Theban Teiresias, with his golden sceptre in his hand.
It is required of every man,'the Ghost returned,`that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellowmen, and travel far and wide; and if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death.
Now there was a Ghost last month--I don't mean a real Ghost in in Supernature--but in a Magazine.
But from time to time between the tops of the trees I saw the figure of the grey stone woman who sits on the top of Ghost Mountain, and shaped my course towards her knees.
But you said you were trysting with ghosts here this evening," said the Story Girl.