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Ghosts and Family Legends

A Volume for Christmas

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Author: Catherine Crowe
Published: 1859
Language: English
Wordcount: 67,084 / 190 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 10,538
Added to site: 2012.09.26
mnybks.net#: 31471
Genre: Young Readers
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s he was passing the door, 'You must have been mistaken about seeing Mr. Robertson; the boat from Raasa is not come in.'

"'Then he must have come over by some other, for I not only saw him but walked and talked with him. I can't think what he can mean by playing at Hide and Seek in this way?'

"'It's very extraordinary,' said the landlord, 'for I am expecting a hamper from Raasa; and so, hearing from you that Mr. Robertson was come, I went down to inquire about it; but they declare no boat of any sort has come in these two days; the wind's right against them.'

"'I know the boat from Raasa is not come back,' said the porter; 'for I saw Jenny McGill just now, and she says her husband is not returned.'

"'Really you'll persuade me that I'm not in my right senses,' said the perplexed Brown. 'If ever I saw Robertson in my life I saw him last night; I was going to call upon him, as he had asked me to do so before he went away; but I met him, not far from my own house; and what is more, he

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