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Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story (short story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 27 pages

Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story is a 1881 short story by author Amelia B Edwards. - AsNotedIn

The facts which I am about to relate happened to myself some sixteen or eighteen years ago, at which time I served Her Majesty as an Inspector of Schools. Now, the Provincial Inspector is perpetually on the move; and I was still young enough to enjoy a life of constant travelling.
Amelia B Edwards, Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1881/11/00 Amelia B Edwards Author Amelia B Edwards conjures up "Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story" in Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual for 1881. London, Griffith, Farran and Co.
1881/11/00 J W Arrowsmith Publisher Amelia B Edwards conjures up "Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story" in Arrowsmith's Christmas Annual for 1881. London, Griffith, Farran and Co.

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Particulars for Was it an Illusion? A Parson's Story (short story):
Fuel source Coal a combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Weather Fog, mist a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface which obscures visibility, Fog is more dense than mist
Supernatural Ghost an apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Vehicle Omnibus horse drawn vehicle design to seat 12 passengers, originated in Paris and was brought to England by the coachbuilder George Shillibeer in 1829
Attribute Queer strange, odd
Education Schoolmaster a man who presides over or teaches in a school
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction
Paranormal Supernatural manifestation or event attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature
Vehicle trap small light, horse drawn carriage, two-wheeled or four-wheeled
Literary Attribute Victorian Ghost Story supernatural stories of mystery, atmospheric settings, but typically not horror or violent

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Original Language: English



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