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Fiends Ghosts and Sprites

 

An Account of the Origin and Nature of Belief in the Supernatural

Telling Fortunes By Cards

 

A Symposium of Ancient and More Modern Methods

Telling Fortunes By Tea Leaves

 

How to Read Your Fate in a Teacup

The UFO Enigma

 


The Number Of Alien Species in Contact With Earth Right Now is Nine…

Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters

 


Fascinating Discussions of Celebrated Mysteries

Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories

The Best Ghost Stories

What is the fascination we feel for the mystery of the ghost story?

Is it of the same nature as the fascination which we feel for the mystery of the detective story?

The Ghost Ship

The sun sank below the horizon that evening in a blaze of ruby and gold.

Real Ghost Stories

I remember when I was a child my Father read some of these stories aloud to us as he was making his collection; and I remember, too, how thrilled and awed we were, and how at times they brought a creepy feeling when at night I had to mount many flights of stairs to my bedroom at the top of the house.

The Superstitions of Witchcraft

'THE SUPERSTITIONS OF WITCHCRAFT' is designed to exhibit a consecutive review of the characteristic forms and facts of a creed which  in the seventeenth century was a living and lively faith, and caused thousands of victims to be sent to the torture-chamber, to the stake, and to the scaffold. At this day, the remembrance of its superhuman art, in its different manifestations, is immortalised in the every-day language of the people.

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