The Resource Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed : being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions, (electronic resource)

Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed : being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions, (electronic resource)

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Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed : being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions
Title
Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed
Title remainder
being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions
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  • Apparitions
  • Mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed
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Language
eng
Summary
"Apparitions; or, The Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses" is a collection of amusing real-life stories relating to supposed ghost encounters and supernatural experiences. It was written with the aim of dispelling fears and superstition surrounding the subject, which the author attempts to do by examining real accounts and showing them to be "trifles light as air." Contents include: "An Essay on Ghosts and Apparitions," "The Dominican Friar," "The Superstitious Couple," "The Haunted Bed-room," "The Westminster Scholars," "The Ideot's Funeral," "The Ventriloquist," "The Female Fanatic, and Heavenly Visitor," "The Dead Man and Anatomical Professor," "The Drunken Bucks and Chimney-Sweep," etc
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1761 or 1762-1844
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Taylor, Joseph
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Apparitions
  • Ghosts
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed : being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11933204
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11933204
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11933204
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remote
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11933204
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Apparitions, or, The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed : being a collection of entertaining stories founded on fact, and selected for the purpose of eradicating those ridiculous fears, which the ignorant, the weak, and the superstitious are but too apt to encourage, for want of properly examining into the causes of such absurd impositions, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11933204
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11933204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11933204
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11933204
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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