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So the ghost gave his most horrible laugh, till the old roof echoed from the terrible sound. As soon as the frightening noise died away, a door opened, and Mrs Otis came through wearing a light blue dressing-gown.

'You sound as if you are really unwell,' she said. 'I have brought you a bottle of Dr Dobell's medicine for you. If you have indigestion, this will fix it.'