Sentence Examples


  • The spectre-hound under various names is familiar in folk-lore.
  • In Lancashire the spectre-hound is called Trash or Striker.
  • A belief in the spectre-hound still lingers in the wild parts of the north country of England, and in Nidderdale, Yorkshire, nurses frighten children with its name.
  • The chromatic rings seen encircling the "spectre of the Brocken" are similarly explained.
  • Escape is possible from the spectre of materialism, theoretical and practical; and so, says Schopenhauer, "the just and good must all have this creed: I believe in a metaphysic."