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  • There used to be a swarm of these small apparitions in holiday time, and we called them children of the Lord of Misrule.
  • It would have been impossible to guess that this bright and sunny apparition owed its existence to the shape of gloomy gray; or that a fancy, at once so gorgeous and so delicate as must have been requisite to contrive the child’s apparel, was the same that had achieved a task perhaps more difficult, in imparting so distinct a peculiarity to Hester’s simple robe.

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  • Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
  • At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.
    Carlo Collodi  --  The Adventures Of Pinocchio

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