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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...that, for the first time, my
friends had gathered near me. The ghost soon began to speak and
during the whole time my companions kept up a very frivolous,
annoying conversation. The woman was especially voluble, keeping up
a rapid fire of flippant remarks. I politely requested, implored
and even angrily demanded that she. in particular, should keep
silence, so that I could hear the words of the ghost. It was
without avail, and her great discourtesy made it impossible to hear
much of what the ghost had to say. Then he was so far away that I
could not hear him well. "At times, the ghost would raise his long
arm toward her as a warning to silence. His speech was jerky and
hesitating. " The la-dy inak-er fun." " They do-not
under-stand-like you-and-I." When I would ask him to repeat a
sentence, he would say, " I do-not-repeat-words." He informed me
that he was the chief, " the one over all.' When I would urge him
to come nearer, his tottering form produced a peculiar emotional
effect. How feeble is the chief, I thought. It was like some sick
or very aged person, striving to perform a necessary duty. Why is
this, when the other spirits were so strong and vigorous? The ghost
stated that I had seen him before but I could not catch where. I
asked if there would have been any danger in my going up near Ghost
2. " None," he said and also, " No harm shall come to Mr. Carter."
" You know my name then?" "Yes, we know your name.' I asked, "May I
come over near you?" "No, it will not do." " Why should I not
come?" "You would be with me." As that had a double meaning, I
said, "Then it is not yet time for me to be with you." " Not for a
long time," was the answer. This was pleasing of course. I said,"
Now if you know to what language these words belong, ...
|Country of origin:
American Society for Research
||246 x 189 x 13mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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