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True Ghost Stories - Page 227
by Hereward Carrington - 1915 - 246 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 48

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1859
...chair, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the background grew darker...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

England - 1859
...chair, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...white. It began sleeking, its long yellow hair, which 232 283 fell over its shoulders ; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door ; it seemed...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 48

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1859
...chair, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...of cloudy white. It began sleeking its long yellow bair, which fell over its shoulders ; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door ; it seemed...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 86

1859
...chair, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a strange mournful heauty ; the throat and shoulders Were hare, the rest of the form in a loose rohe ot cloudy white....
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 22

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1861
...chair, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...fell over its shoulders ; its eyes were not turned toward me, but to the door ; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the...
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A strange story; and The haunted and the haunters, by the author of 'Rienzi'.

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1864
...the chair, there grew a shape— a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life— ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door ; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the background grew darker;...
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A STRANGE STORY AND THE HAUNTED AND THE HAUNTERS

SIR EDWARD BULWER LYTTON, BART. - 1865
...the chair, there grew a shape—-a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life —ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...bare, the rest of the form in a loose robe of cloudy THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN. 373 white. It began sleeking its long, yellow hair, which fell over its shoulders...
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Little Classics: Intellect

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1874
...forth from the chair, grew a shape, a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life, ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...fell over its shoulders; its eyes were not turned toward me, but to the door ; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the...
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Philitis: Being a Condensed Account of the Recently Discovered Solution of ...

Charles Casey - Pyramids - 1876 - 100 pages
...chair, there grew a shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door ; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the background grew darker...
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The Lily, Volume 1, Issue 1

Magdalen School (University of Oxford) - Private schools - 1880
...chuir, there grew a Shape — a woman's shape. It was distinct as a shape of life — ghastly as a shape of death. The face was that of youth, with a...; its eyes were not turned towards me, but to the door ; it seemed listening, watching, waiting. The shadow of the shade in the background grew darker;...
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