But all the little children had come up to the landing outside to look at the phenomenon of Peepy lying on my bed, and our attention was distracted by the constant apparition of noses and fingers in situations of danger between the hinges of the doors.
He is so intent on getting along unseen that even the apparition of a stranger in whole garments does not tempt him to look back.
Nor in his apprehension, on the surface of things, without some reason, for Phil, who has never beheld the apparition in the black-velvet cap before, has stopped short with a gun in his hand with much of the air of a dead shot intent on picking Mr. Smallweed off as an ugly old bird of the crow species.
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Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.