The American Journal of Psychology, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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University of Illinois Press, 1889 - Psychology
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Page 71 - ... this laying up of our ideas in the repository of the memory, signifies no more but this, that the mind has a power in many cases to revive perceptions, which it has once had, with this additional perception annexed to them, that it has had them before.
Page 216 - And it shall come to pass, that when any shall yet prophesy, then his father and his mother that begat him shall say unto him, Thou shalt not live; for thou speakest lies in the name of the LORD: and his father and his mother that begat him shall thrust him through when he prophesieth.
Page 369 - And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof...
Page 369 - So he drove out the man ; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Page 81 - Here is a kind of attraction which in the mental world will be found to have as extraordinary effects as in the natural, and to show itself in as many and as various forms.
Page 584 - If the present thought is of ABCDEFG, the next one will be of BCDEFGH, and the one after that of CDEFGH I— the lingerings of the past dropping successively away, and the incomings of the future making up the loss. These lingerings of old objects, these incomings of new, are the germs of memory and expectation, the retrospective and the prospective sense of time.
Page 61 - And men go abroad to admire the heights of mountains, the mighty billows of the sea, the broad tides of rivers, the compass of the ocean, and the circuits of the stars, and pass themselves by...
Page 60 - Great is this force of memory, excessive great, O my God; a large and boundless chamber! who ever sounded the bottom thereof? yet is this a power of mine, and belongs unto my nature; nor do I myself comprehend all that I am. Therefore is the mind too strait to contain itself. And where should that be, which it containeth not of itself? Is it without it, and not within? how then doth it not comprehend itself?
Page 253 - Je n'avais pas besoin d'une plus longue séance; j'enlevais la toile et je passais à une autre personne. Lorsque je voulais continuer le premier portrait, je prenais l'homme dans mon esprit, je le mettais sur la chaise où je l'apercevais aussi distinctement que s'il y eût été en réalité, et, je puis...
Page 82 - Twill be incumbent on those who affirm that memory produces entirely our personal identity, to give a reason why we can thus extend our identity beyond our memory.

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