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"Now that we be upon this subject of dreams and apparitions, I may nohow forbear to mention that full strange and terrible one of "Sir Guy Eveling", and the consequences tragical issuing therefrom, which do I the more willingly pen, forasmuch as the dismal tale was hushed and smothered up at the time by the great families with whom he was consanguined, people of worshipful regard and jeopardous power, whereby folks only whispered of the story in corners, and peradventure bruited about many things which were but fond imaginings …"

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