Chapter V The apparition of a file of soldiers ringing down the but-ends of their loaded muskets on our door-step, caused the dinner-party to rise from table in confusion, and caused Mrs. Joe re-entering the kitchen empty-handed, to stop short and stare, in her wondering lament of "Gracious goodness gracious me, what’s gone—with the— pie!"
At first Biddy gave a cry, as if she thought it was my apparition, but in another moment she was in my embrace.
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Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.