Stories of Mystery

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THE GHOST. William D. O'ConnorTHE FOUR-FIFTEEN EXPRESS Amelia B. EdwardsTHE SIGNAL-MAN Charles DickensTHE HAUNTED SHIPS Allan CunninghamA RAFT THAT NO MAN MADE Robert T. S. LowellTHE INVISIBLE PRINCESS Francis O' ConnorTHE ADVOCATE'S WEDDING-DAY Catherine CroweTHE BIRTHMARK Nathaniel Hawthorne

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laimed Netty, making great eyes at him. "But we must take all we can get, pa-sy; mustn't we? It's too much, though. Thank you all the same, pa-sy, nevertheless." And she kissed him, and put the bill in a little bit of a portemonnaie with a gay laugh.

"Well done, I declare!" he said, smilingly. "But you're going to the party?"

"Pretty soon, pa."

He made no answer; but sat smiling at her. The phantom watched them, silently.

"What made pa so cross and grim, to-night? Tell Netty--do," she pleaded.

"Oh! because;--everything went wrong with me, to-day. There." And he looked as sulky, at that moment, as he ever did in his life.

"No, no, pa-sy; that won't do. I want the particulars," continued Netty, shaking her head, smilingly.

"Particulars! Well, then, Miss Nathalie Renton," he began, with mock gravity, "your professional father is losing some of his oldest patients. Everybody is in ruinous good health; and the grass is growing in the graveyards."

"In the wint

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