And from right to left along the lighted shore moved a wild and gorgeous apparition of a woman.
I could not hear a sound, but through my glasses I saw the thin arm extended commandingly, the lower jaw moving, the eyes of that apparition shining darkly far in its bony head that nodded with grotesque jerks.
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Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.