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…The ‘rickshaw was directly in the middle of the road; and once more the Arab passed through it, my horse following. ‘Jack! Jack dear! Please forgive me’, and with a wail in my ears, and, after an interval: ‘It’s all a mistake, a hideous mistake!’. I spurred my horse like a man possessed…


This is from ‘The Phantom ‘Rickshaw’ in ”Wee Willie Winkie’. Jack Pansay had made passionate love to Agnes Wessington, another man’s wife. He had then tired of the affair and left her. She died soon after, and he became engaged to another woman. But he is haunted by the ghost of Agnes, sitting in a phantom ‘rickshaw that only he can see.