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The ghost now decided that he would never be able to frighten this rude American family. So instead he spent most of his time creeping about the passages in slippers, with a thick red scarf round his throat for fear of draughts, and an old-fashioned pistol, in case he was attacked by the twins.

The thing which finally made the ghost give up happened on the 19th of September.