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" The widow could not for a moment resist this dread summons, which had not the most distant appearance of proceeding from Louis Brabant, whose countenance exhibited no visible change, and whose lips were close and motionless during the delivery of it.... "
An Essay on Demonology, Ghosts and Apparitions, and Popular Superstitions ...
by James Thacher - 1831 - 234 pages
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An Anthology of the Short Story in 18th and 19th Century America

Edward W. R. Pitcher - Fiction - 2000 - 793 pages
...the delivery of it. Accordingly she consents immediately to receive him for her son-in-law. Louis' finances, however, were in a very low situation, and...not to give the ghost the lie direct. He accordingly goes to work upon a fresh subject: one Cornu, an old and rich banker at Lyons, who had accumulated...
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