The Swede approached, listened to the conversation with greedy ears, and expressed a desire to witness some of the marvels which she heard described.
Mr. Greeley invited her to his house, and the following Sunday morning was appointed for the visit.
She came, and a crowd came with her, filling up the narrow parlor of the house, and rendering anything in the way of calm investigation impossible.
Mr. Greeley said as much; but the mediums entered, and the rappings struck up with vigor, Jenny sitting on one side of the table and Mr. Greeley on the other.
Take your hands from under the table, said she to the master of the house, with the air of a new duchess.
It was as though she had said, I didn't come here to be humbugged, Mr. Pale Face, and you'd better not try it The insulted gentleman raised his hands into the air, and did not request her to leave the house, nor manifest in any other way his evidently acute sense of her impertinent conduct.
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