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    There was a man wan night comin home from playing cards...

    There was a man wan night coming home from playing cards and he had to pass through a very thick wood. When he was in the middle of it, he heard some kind of a noise the very same as of a woman roaring and bawling for her life. He went ahead, and it wasn't long until he came up to a woman and she sitting on a great stone and she was bawling and cryin' as if her heart would break. He walked up to her and asked her what ailed her and she said nothing at all, only screamed away louder than ever. He noticed that she was dressed in white and had long golden hair and it flowing down her back. The man got a bit of a fright when she didn't speak to him, and he passed on and went in to the next house which was only a few yards
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    Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
    Date
    15 August 1936
    Item type
    Lore
    Language
    English
    Writing mode
    Handwritten
    Writing script
    Roman script
    Informant