With her perfect figure and elegant dress she was, indeed, a strange apparition upon a lonely moorland path.
So paralyzed were we by the apparition that we allowed him to pass before we had recovered our nerve.
You say that before Sir Charles Baskerville’s death several people saw this apparition upon the moor?"
I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend.
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Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.