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LONDON:

GILBERT & RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

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LONDON:
JAMES BURNS, 17, PORTMAN STREET,

PORTMAN SQUARE.

MDCCCXLVII.

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PREFACE.

The following little book makes no pretence at being a systematic treatise on the subject on which it treats: its aim is to set forth Christian views on a point of popular belief which writers have generally considered worthy of ridicule or pity, or at least susceptible of a natural explanation.

With respect to stories hitherto unpublished, the writer has related none which he has not good grounds for believing ; and he has endeavoured to state, in each particular account, the degree of evidence by which it is supported.

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