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A Pale Lady
October 31, 2011 10:19 AM   Subscribe

The remarkable occurrences of which I am about to write were related by certain French persons of sound sense and unimpeachable veracity, who happened to be in Berlin a few weeks before the outbreak of the European War. The Kaiser, the most superstitious monarch who ever sat upon the Prussian throne, sternly forbade the circulation of the report of these happenings in his own country, but our gallant Allies across the Channel are, fortunately, not obliged to obey the despotic commands of Wilhelm II, and these persons, therefore, upon their return to France, related, to those interested in such matters, the following story of the great War Lord's three visitations from the dreaded ghost of the Hohenzollerns.
From "Wilhelm II and the White Lady of the Hohenzollerns," by Katharine Cox, as reproduced in S. Mukerji's charmingly digressive Indian Ghost Stories.
posted by Iridic (2 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite

 
Excellent Halloween-ery. I'll read them tonight, when it's dark and cold outside.
posted by benito.strauss at 11:29 AM on October 31, 2011


Excellent, thanks for posting this.
posted by timshel at 3:16 PM on November 1, 2011


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