Tales of the Dead

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Tales of the Dead  (1813) 
Various authors, translated by Sarah Elizabeth Utterson
Translation of most of Fantasmagoriana (a collection of German ghost stories translated into French, which was read by Lord Byron, John William Polidori and Mary Shelley and inspired them to write the first modern vampire story, The Vampyre and Frankenstein respectively), with an additional story written by the translator.

TALES


OF


THE DEAD.


PRINCIPALLY


TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.


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"Graves, at my command,

Have waked their sleepers; oped, and let them forth
By my so potent art."
         Shakspeare.





LONDON:

PRINTED FOR WHITE, COCHRANE, AND CO., FLEET-STREET.


1813.

This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.