But all these were nothing to the tales of ghosts and apparitions
Arriving at Drowne's door, while the captain threw it open, the marvellous apparition
paused an instant on the threshold, assuming the very attitude of the image, and casting over the crowd that glance of sunny coquetry which all remembered on the face of the oaken lady.
When I uncovered my eyes, the apparition
was no longer apparent.
You say that before Sir Charles Baskerville's death several people saw this apparition
upon the moor?
The young girl remained motionless, frozen with terror, dumb, beneath that terrible apparition
, like a dove which should raise its head at the moment when the hawk is gazing into her nest with its round eyes.
Several minutes passed, and, just as abruptly the apparition
reappeared--not alone the head this time, but the entire sinuous form as it glided into the room and came to rest in the middle of the floor.
An eerie wail floated down from above and the apparition
, whatever it might have been, was swallowed by the darkness.
And now the ghostly apparition
of her had returned as to a tried and trusted friend; had commanded me to remember her and to go to her; and had provided against all possibility of my memory playing me false, by writing the words which invited me to meet her "when the full moon shone on Saint Anthony's Well.
confronting the dreamer in the haunted wood--the thing so like, yet so unlike his mother--was horrible
As an apparition
he is a pretty miserable specimen.
It must always remain the great curiosity of history--a whim, a fantasy, an apparition
, a thing unexpected and undreamed; and it should serve as a warning to those rash political theorists of to-day who speak with certitude of social processes.
I am the Genius of Despair and Suicide," said the apparition