Mary Avenel  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

The White Lady of Avenel, in Sir Walter Scott's The Monastery, is based upon La Dame d'Aprigny and La Dame Abonde (Les Dames Blanches). Sir Walter Scott endowed the White Lady of Avenel with many of the attributes of the Nymphs. --Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds by Charles Mackay, Norman (INT) Stone.



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