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Animal Ghosts

Or, Animal Hauntings and the Hereafter

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,674 / 194 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.8
LoC Categories: PS, BL
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 10,261
Added to site: 2006.04.24
mnybks.net#: 13346
Origin: gutenberg.org

It is to testify to a future existence for animals and to create a wider interest in it that I have undertaken to compile this book; and my object, I think, can best be achieved in my own way, the way of the investigator of haunted places. The mere fact that there are manifestations of "dead" people (pardon the paradox) proves some kind of life after death for human beings; and happily the same proof is available with regard a future life for animals; indeed there are as many animal phantasms as human--perhaps more; hence, if the human being lives again, so do his dumb friends.

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there was none of that lurid glow attached to it, which I subsequently learned is almost inseparable from spirit phenomena seen under similar conditions.

"For some seconds, I was too overcome with terror to move, but my faculties at length reasserting themselves, I turned round and flew to the other wing of the house with the utmost precipitation.

"One would have thought that after these experiences nothing would have induced me to have run the risk of another such encounter, yet only a few days after the incident of the head, I was again impelled by a fascination I could not withstand to visit the same quarters. In sickly anticipation of what my eyes would alight on, I stole to the foot of the staircase and peeped cautiously up. To my infinite joy there was nothing there but a bright patch of sunshine, that, in the most unusual fashion, had forced its way through from one of the slits of windows near at hand.

"After gazing at it long enough to assure myself it was only sunshine, I quitt

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2009.06.11
cindy
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i only read one chapter of this book it is not what i expected it to be. there is no way that the stories in this book are actually true. it should be considered fiction.read if you like the supernatural


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