Some Chinese Ghosts

Some Chinese Ghosts

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by Lafcadio Hearn
     
 

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I think that my best apology for the insignificant size of this volume is the very character of the material composing it. In preparing the legends I sought especially for weird beauty; and I could not forget this striking observation in Sir Walter Scott's "Essay on Imitations of the Ancient Ballad": "The supernatural, though appealing to certain powerful

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I think that my best apology for the insignificant size of this volume is the very character of the material composing it. In preparing the legends I sought especially for weird beauty; and I could not forget this striking observation in Sir Walter Scott's "Essay on Imitations of the Ancient Ballad": "The supernatural, though appealing to certain powerful emotions very widely and deeply sown amongst the human race, is, nevertheless, a spring which is peculiarly apt to lose its elasticity by being too much pressed upon." -- Lafcadio Hearn

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ISBN-13:
9781587150012
Publisher:
Wildside Press
Publication date:
12/01/1987
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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