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The Haunters & The Haunted Ghost Stories And Tales Of The Supernatural   By: (1859-1946)

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THE HAUNTERS & THE HAUNTED

GHOST STORIES AND TALES OF THE SUPERNATURAL

EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION

BY ERNEST RHYS

PUBLISHED IN LONDON BY DANIEL O'CONNOR, 90 GREAT RUSSELL STREET, W.C.1. 1921

For permission to use copyright stories in this volume, the editor and publishers wish to make special acknowledgments to Messrs Allen & Unwin, Mr Arnold Bennett, Mr E.H. Blakeney, Sir George Douglas, Bart., Dr Greville MacDonald, Mr Arthur Machen, and Mr Thomas Hardy.

CONTENTS

I. GHOST STORIES FROM LITERARY SOURCES

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1. THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER 17

2. THE OLD NURSE'S STORY 40

3. THE SUPERSTITIOUS MAN'S STORY 54

4. A STORY OF RAVENNA 58

5. TEIG O'KANE AND THE CORPSE 67

6. THE HAUNTED AND THE HAUNTERS: OR THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN 83

7. THE BOTATHEN GHOST 128

8. THE GHOST OF LORD CLARENCEUX 138

9. DR DUTHOIT'S VISION 143

10. THE SEVEN LIGHTS 147

11. THE SPECTRAL COACH OF BLACKADON 160

12. DRAKE'S DRUM 169

13. THE SPECTRE BRIDEGROOM 171

14. THE POOL IN THE GRAVEYARD 179

15. THE LIANHAN SHEE 181

16. THE HAUNTED COVE 216

17. WANDERING WILLIE'S TALE 225

II. GHOST STORIES FROM LOCAL RECORDS, FOLK LORE, AND LEGEND

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18. GLAMIS CASTLE 249

19. POWYS CASTLE 253

20. CROGLIN GRANGE 259

21. THE GHOST OF MAJOR SYDENHAM 264

22. THE MIRACULOUS CASE OF JESCH CLAES 268

23. THE RADIANT BOY OF CORBY CASTLE 270

24. CLERK SAUNDERS 274

25. DOROTHY DURANT 280

26. PEARLIN JEAN 284

27. THE DENTON HALL GHOST 287

28. THE GOODWOOD GHOST STORY 293

29. CAPTAIN WHEATCROFT 300

30. THE IRON CAGE 303

31. THE GHOST OF ROSEWARNE 310

32. THE IRON CHEST OF DURLEY 317

33. THE STRANGE CASE OF M. BEZUEL 320

34. THE MARQUIS DE RAMBOUILLET 326

35. THE ALTHEIM REVENANT 329

36. SERTORIUS AND HIS HIND 331

37. ERICHTHO 334

III. OMENS AND PHANTASMS

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38. PATROKLOS 343

39. VISION OF CROMWELL 345

40. LORD STRAFFORD'S WARNING 346

41. KOTTER'S RED CIRCLE 348

42. THE VISION OF CHARLES XI. OF SWEDEN 350

43. BEN JONSON'S PREVISION 359

44. QUEEN ULRICA 360

45. DENIS MISANGER 362

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