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Apparitions, Wraiths, The Second Sight
A Wedding Frustrated

A YOUNG girl was contracted to a gentleman in the Lewis, equal to her in birth and other circumstances; yet a seer that lived about the family frequently told her she should never be married to that man; and even upon the night when the parson came to the place to join their hands, the bride and bridegroom being completely dressed, and ready waiting to fulfil the ceremony, the seer persisted in what he had so often asserted. In the meantime, the bride having stepped out of the room after night fell, she was met with by a gentleman, at the head of twelve persons, who carried her to a boat hard by, and conducted her to an island at some distance from the continent, waited there until they were married, and the seer’s prediction fulfilled.

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