To account for this unprecedented apparition in aunt Pullet’s parlor, we must return to the moment when the three children went to play out of doors, and the small demons who had taken possession of Maggie’s soul at an early period of the day had returned in all the greater force after a temporary absence.
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Hamlet saw an apparition at midnight.
At the unexpected apparition, no one dared even to breathe.