"Thoud'st best lem me be, ey tell thee," replied the boggart gruffly.
He seems to unite in his person the boggart and Barguest of Yorkshire.
But, first, suppose we leave the boggart's demesne, and pay a visit to the theatre of his strange doings.
The narrator is the same person who told the preceding boggart story.
He sees his brother standing outside his house, and the first minute he thinks he is seeing a boggart, Cho is in such ragged gear.
While he looked the boggart vanished, and then the man took to his heels.
We now proceed to Yorkshire, where the boggart and the Barguest used to appear in by-gone days.
The boggart is a fairy still believed in by Staffordshire peasants.
But first, suppose we leave the boggart's demesne, and pay a visit to the theatre of his strange doings.
Then Farmer Griggs shut the door, but the boggart was on the inside.