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Thrawn Janet

The Reverend Murdoch Soulis was long minister of the moorland parish of Balweary, in the vale of Dule. A severe, bleak-faced old man, dreadful to his hearers, he dwelt in the last years of his life, without relative or servant…

The Body Snatcher

EVERY night in the year, four of us sat in the small parlour of the George at Debenham – the undertaker, and the landlord, and Fettes, and myself. Sometimes there would be more; but blow high, blow low, come rain…

The Haunted House

  CHAPTER I—THE MOR­TALS IN THE HOUSE Un­der none of the ac­cred­ited ghostly cir­cum­stances, and en­vironed by none of the con­ven­tion­al ghostly sur­round­ings, did I first make ac­quaint­ance with the house which is the sub­ject of this Christ­mas piece. I…

The Signal-Man

  “HAL­LOA! Be­low there!” When he heard a voice thus call­ing to him, he was stand­ing at the door of his box, with a flag in his hand, furled round its short pole. One would have thought, con­sid­er­ing the nature…