ghosts


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ghosts

phasmophobia.
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The ghost had appeared to them in the shape of a gentleman in dress-clothes, who had suddenly stood before them in the passage, without their knowing where he came from.
For several months, there had been nothing discussed at the Opera but this ghost in dress-clothes who stalked about the building, from top to bottom, like a shadow, who spoke to nobody, to whom nobody dared speak and who vanished as soon as he was seen, no one knowing how or where.
"As a 'ghaist' should be--where a 'ghaist' ought to be--why, you little fool, you talk as if the manners and customs of ghosts had been familiar to you from your infancy!
Jacob must stop where he is; and the ghost may bring him his dinner, if the ghost pleases."
"Thus did we converse, and anon Proserpine sent up the ghosts of the wives and daughters of all the most famous men.
Upon its coming in, the dying flame leaped up, as though it cried `I know him; Marley's Ghost!' and fell again.
"You don't care for Ghosts, then," I ventured to suggest, unless they are really terrifying?"
"Do you think there are such things as ghosts, Uncle Blair?" I asked curiously.
'Will you lend me this club to hold in my hand while I go to find the bones of your son and to snatch them from the people of the ghosts?'
It was our duty to sail the Ghost well to leeward of the last lee boat, so that all the boats should have fair wind to run for us in case of squalls or threatening weather.
Who would think, by looking in the king's face, that he had ever committed a murder?" He then enquired after the ghost; but Jones, who intended he should be surprized, gave him no other satisfaction, than, "that he might possibly see him again soon, and in a flash of fire."
It was coming down the road--coming in the shadder of the trees, and you couldn't see it good; not till it was pretty close to us; then it stepped into a bright splotch of moonlight and we sunk right down in our tracks--it was Jake Dunlap's ghost! That was what we said to ourselves.