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Scary SHort Stories. The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall, J.K. Bangs

the water ghost of harrowby hall

These, he remembered, could lie hundreds of feet deep in water, and still retain sufficient heat to drive the water away in vapor; and as a result of this thought the haunted room was heated by steam to a withering degree, and the heir for six months attended daily the Turkish baths, so that when Christmas Eve came he could himself withstand the awful temperature of the room. We use this information to create a better experience for all users. The heir of Harrowby had won at last, and to-day in a large storage house in London stands the frigid form of one who will never again flood the house of Oglethorpe with woe and sea-water. I was talking about you. Please do not, I beg you, come into a gentleman's house and soak him and his furniture in this way. In an effort to warm himself up he approached the fire, an unfortunate move as it turned out, because it brought the ghost directly over the fire, which immediately was extinguished.


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the water ghost of harrowby hall

Finding no one there, she immediately set out to learn the reason why, and she chose none other to haunt than the owner of the Harrowby himself. The heir provided himself with a warm suit of fur underclothing. That night in his bedroom he had the same experience that his father had gone through. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day. What was worse, the ghost did not merely appear at the bedside of the person who saw it, but insisted on staying there for one hour before it would disappear.

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The Book Shelf: The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall by John Kendrick Bangs 1904

the water ghost of harrowby hall

Indeed, I think we would better sit down here on this snowdrift, and talk matters over. And worse than this, as the last drop of the water ghost was slowly sizzling itself out on the floor, she whispered to her would-be conqueror that his scheme would avail him nothing, because there was still water in great plenty where she came from, and that next year would find her rehabilitated and as exasperatingly saturating as ever. Take your time about it, madam, but freeze, that is all I ask of you. The owners of Harrowby Hall had done their utmost to rid themselves of the damp and dewy lady who rose up out of the best bedroom floor at midnight, but without avail. Liz laid out the programme.

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the water ghost of harrowby hall

The air outside was still, but the temperature was below zero. She wondered how much longer Matt could play his role. Don't start what you can't finish, and that includes sentences. One leading architect of Berlin travelled all the way from his German home to Bangletop Hall to show that famous structure to his son, a student in the profession which his father adorned; to whom he is said to have observed that. He had paid the lady the compliment of fainting from the effects of his first surprise, and now that he had come to he intended to find out a few things he felt he had a right to know. Do not do so, I beg! Tonight Sharon would be his J-Lo. I hadn't been drowned a week when a sea spirit came to me and said that I must haunt Harrowby Hall for one hour every Christmas Eve throughout the rest of time.

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The Book Shelf: The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall by John Kendrick Bangs 1904

the water ghost of harrowby hall

As he ate fried food, he imagined fresh sardines, charred over a fire on a Spanish beach. When he had recovered from the shock, which was a painful one, he saw before him the lady with the deep blue eyes and the seaweed fingers. He used as much imagination on meals as he did on women. She looked at the screen and saw an image forming with portentous slowness. My knees are so stiff now I can hardly move. They had tried stopping the clock, so that the ghost would not know when it was midnight; but she made her appearance just the same, with that fearful miasmatic personality of hers, and there she would stand until everything about her was thoroughly saturated. It was terrible to think people paid to look at this vileness.

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There stood the ghost of Harrowby Hall, conquered by the cold, a prisoner for all time. Nor would the maids themselves have aught to do with him, fearing the destruction by the sudden incursion of aqueous femininity of the costumes which they held most dear. Matthew would need to restore his tan and Liz liked the Algarve. Time for a reward: she hit the media player button on her laptop and the rich sound of JosÈ Carreras singing Nessun Dorma filled the room. The only thing he could do to ward off the evil effects of his encounter he did, and that was to swallow ten two-grain quinine pills, which he managed to put into his mouth before the ghost had time to interfere. Her thoughts whirled round the giantess like sparrows caught in a storm. Even if one of the women had second thoughts, she would remember Dr Cavella had already left general practice to administer research, so there would be no obvious way to check up on her credentials.

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Tales of Mystery and Imagination: John Kendrick Bangs: The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall

the water ghost of harrowby hall

You will be frozen hard before you've been out ten minutes. I am the Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall, and dryness is a quality entirely beyond my wildest hope. I have you at last. On top of this he placed another set of underclothing, this suit made of wool, and over this was a second rubber garment like the first. I beseech you to accelerate your step. And far from being unpopular, as he was when we first knew him, he has not only been married twice, but is to lead a third bride to the altar before the year is out.

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The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall

the water ghost of harrowby hall

And then he swooned away, and was found unconscious in his bed the next morning by his host, simply saturated with sea-water and fright, from the combined effects of which he never recovered, dying four years later of pneumonia and nervous prostration at the age of seventy-eight. His quota was met; twenty bed-post notches meant he could go home to Liz and relax for a while. Tonight you have had your last haunt. The Regency office in which she sat was a sweet gem of architecture. What proportion of the large unloved had a premonition of certain punishment for their one horizontal transgression? Do you know who I am? And worse than this, as the last drop of the water ghost was slowly sizzling itself out on the floor, she whispered to her would-be conqueror that his scheme would avail him nothing, because there was still water in great plenty where she came from, and that next year would find her rehabilitated and as exasperatingly saturating as ever. Then the thought came to the heir to have the fireplace in the room enlarged, so that he might evaporate the ghost at its first appearance, and he was felicitating himself upon the ingenuity of his plan, when he remembered what his father had told him -- how that no fire could withstand the lady's extremely contagious dampness.

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