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A GHOST STOhY OF TO-DAY.

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A GHOST STOhY OF TO-DAY. The Rev. AuBUstrm Jessopp, D D., has pub liehtd in ihe Aiiiencenm a I-eaarker)io -oxiunt of bn ayparition of wc. ch he was the witness in Lord Orford's liora-y at Manm igsou H»U, Nor- folk, in October last. After dinnH, th puty having brcken up balf-paat t^n, Dr. Jesaopo retiiea to the library to take notea of sotne of tne rare tooka whioh it cm tains, Whac befell hin there be thus narrates :-By eleven o'clock I was the only person downstairs, and I was very too bueiiy «»t wcrk ar.d a';8'->rbed in my occupitioc. The ro(,m in which I wa-i writing ii a targe ona, with a huge fireplace and a grand old ohirajpy and it is r eedlepe to say that it is furnished with every cootfort and loxnry. Tne library opens into tbip room, and 1 bad to pass out from whera I was sit.irg into this library au-1 get u eiair to rr-ob tbe vcltsiies I wanted to examine. Thara were fcix fironll volumee ir. all. I took them down and placed them at my right hand in a little tlile, and set to v.:o-k-oc:rneti,-c-es mw'ipg. eometiaiea writing. As 1 finished witfe F, book I placa^ it in front of me Ihere were four silver candlesticks upon th*» table, the oracles pll burning, and, as I am a cnlly person, 1 tat myself at one corner of the table with the tire at my left, and at intt-rvala, as I h d kt.i.-hed with a book, I r08", knocked the fire together, and stood up to warm my tMt. I continued in this way at my tR,k till neariy one o'clock. 1 had got on bettor than I expected, and I had i;ly one more book to occupy me. I rose, wotna tp my watch, and opened a bottie of seltzer water, and I remember thinking to myself that 1 BbonU, to bed t'y two afror all. I set to work at '.<') tbt-i J,a'l:! book. I haa been engaged upoi, i:, ab. ut tbif an hour, and waa just be. » i.i? £ to tcfn.s »h.>t my work was drawing to a ffi.iii. in 1 actually writing, I saw a Uiee, viii-p. bud within a "oot of my elbov. Inn i guyb'-sd r, t fitrure of a some- hi man, WiU, lis OK,i tJ the fire, ben-liug fligbwi o-er de i&ol?, and apparently ex-iminiug It p ie "I u: oke tbat I had been at work upjn. Tre Lii ii s Tj,c«» wi.s turned away from me, bus I r". his (liny L-ut redditsh-brovu Lair, hia ear t,r,fi 6e 1 the eyebrow, the corner of the n^jtje thesiaoufthe forehead, and tha largo t, it< t, bote- He was dr,-esed in what I can onlj Ci;. it e as a kind of epcleaiastical habit of tbuk oiteo .,IIi- «.r some suah material, olose up to tt t, throat, and io narrow rim or edging cf about an iM b brt»«td, of satin or velvet serving as a SUM'tun* cliff, arid fitting close to the cLin. The riy bt b,id, «l>i.'h b,d first attracted my atien- t: r, was e'as'r" without any great pressure; tl a hat (' Uoth hands were in perfect r^po-e, Ii E i veins of the right haul f.U!-pi;noo«. I remember tbinking that t io WaR lite tie of Velasquez's magnificent "D Mi Krogbt" in the National GiUe-y. I lot boo < 11 5 visit r for some seconds, and waa ⢠-er'icfcty sore 1 hat; he was not a reality. A i c., c tl orphtr came crowding upon me, bit ot 'he U*8t f, t-L-ntr ff alarm, or even unea?itiea3 ctvrici-i'v anias rong interest were upperaioat. Fi t hD uif.rant I f» It eager to make a sketch cf mv fr ei- »cd I iro':»d bt a trav on my right for a !'â¢â u tb^n I «-bf.t»vht, Upstair3 I hava a t t i, h.)i otc. I fetch it?" There he a at, ur.d I w»p t'Bffinata.-t; afraid, not of his staying, but; !11f te fcbouln j/o. Srcpp. ng in say writing, I i.<t(0 ir! i.,ft har d 110m the papei4 stretched it ( u r, 10 t hEl lJile (t tKv fes, and moveo the top one, l cpnrotex-pl-in "\1IlJy [did this-my arm passed in front of the figure, pnd ir. vanished. I was Bimply disap, o-nted and nothlig more. Iweat oa with my writingsa if n»tht:g had happeneo, perbapefor another five naMitcs, and I had actualJy got to the last few wovds of what I had Trained to extract when the figure appeared â *p-=»n, exactly in the *«ime plaoe and attitude en heujTe, I saw t'.e i-ncda close to my own; I turned my head to examine him more cJoeely, and I was framing a Bentanoe to address to him when I- discovered that I did not dare to speak. I was afraid of the sound of my own voice. There be sat, and there aat 1. I turned my head again to my work, and finished writing the two or throe words I stiil had to write. The paper aid rny Lutea are at this moment before mp, and exhibit not. the slightest tremor or nsr- Ycutei'csa- I could point out the words I waa writing when the phantom came and when he disappeared. Having finished my task. I shut the book and threw it on tar. table; it made a slight noiee as it fel-i-the figure vanished. Throwing myself back in my chair, I sat tor some seconds locking at the fire with a curious mixture cf feelsrg, ana I remember wondering whether my friend wculd come again, anci if he à l;1 whether he wculd tide he fire from me. Thou first there ftr-le upon me a dread and a suspicion that I was beginning to loose my nerve. I remember yawa- ir g then I rose, lit my bedroom candle, took my books into the inner library, mountei the chair as bef ,re, and replaced five of the volumes the sixth I brought back and laid upon the tabi j where I had been writing, when the phantom did me the honour to appear to me. By this time I had ).t all kenee of nreagineo. I blew out the four cardies and marched off to bed, where I slept the sleep of the 3at or the guiltyâI knov not which- but I slept very soundly. This is a sinple and unvarnished narrative cf facts. Explana- tion, theory, or inference I leave to others.

SOUTH WALES INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS.

-HEAVY SENTENCES ON CRIMINALS.

- A BRISTOL ELOPEMENT.

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MURDER AND SUICIDE IN SWITZERLAND.…

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