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English credulity, or the invisible ghost

English credulity, or the invisible ghost

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A satire referring to the "Cock Lane Ghost" shows the interior of a bed-room crowded with men, some church ministers, one possibly Oliver Goldsmith, commenting on the "Cock Lane ghost". Two small children lie in a bed where the ghost of Fanny Lynes, carrying a mallet (used to make knocking sounds) appears on the bedstead head-cloth. One minister looks under the bed while several women stand to the side of the bed.

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01/01/1762
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