Transition to Appearances of the Dead. Obvious ScientificDifficulties. Purposeless Character of Modern Ghosts. Theory of DeadMen's Dreams. Illustrated by Sleep-walking House-maid. PurposefulCharacter of the Old Ghost Stories. Probable Causes of the Differencebetween Old and New Ghost Stories. Only the most Dramatic wererecorded. Or the Tales were embellished or invented. PracticalReasons for inventing them. The Daemon of Spraiton. Sources of Storyof Sir George Villier's Ghost. Clarendon. Lilly, Douch. Wyndham.Wyndham's Letter. Sir Henry Wotton. Izaak Walton. Anthony Wood. AWotton Dream proved Legendary. The Ghost that appeared to LordLyttleton. His Lordship's Own Ghost.