Events in the Life of a Seer: Being Memoranda of Authentic Facts in Magnetism, Clairvoyance, Spiritualism, Volume 49; Volume 435 (Google eBook)

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Colby & Rich, 1887 - Clairvoyance - 488 pages
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Page 334 - And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am wounded.
Page 313 - And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Page 4 - We should as soon expect the people of Woolwich to suffer themselves to be fired off upon one of Congreve's ricochet rockets, as trust themselves to the mercy of such a machine going at such a rate.
Page 154 - Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me : for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained no strength.
Page 295 - ... the text of their features. For a long time I held such visions as delusions of the fancy, and the more so as they showed me even the dress and motions of the actors, rooms, furniture, and other accessories.
Page 271 - I have known a mahogany chair thrown on its side and moved swiftly back and forth on the floor, no one touching it, through a room where there were at least a dozen people sitting, yet no one was touched, and it was repeatedly stopped within a few inches of me, when it was coming with a violence which, if not arrested, must have broken my legs.
Page 340 - How often do we find ourselves in society which we have never before met, and yet feel impressed with a mysterious and ill-defined consciousness, that neither the scene, the speakers, nor the subject, are entirely new; Guv HANNERING, P. 270. nay, feel as if we could anticipate that part of the conversation which has not yet taken place...
Page 89 - Strangle the last king with the entrails of the last priest !' and all clapped applause. Another stood up elevating a bumper, and exclaimed, ' Yes, gentlemen, I am just as certain that there is no God, as I am certain that Homer is a fool ;' and, in reality, he was as certain of one as the other, for the company had just spoken of Homer and of God, and there were among the guests those who had spoken well of both the one and the other. "The conversation now became more serious. The revolution...
Page 89 - It appears but as yesterday ; yet, nevertheless, it was at the beginning of the year 1788. We were dining with one of our brethren at the academy a man of considerable wealth and genius. The company was numerous and diversified courtiers, lawyers, academicians, &c.
Page 196 - It is the opinion of the committee, derived from observation, that any connection with spiritualistic circles, so called, corrupts the morals and degrades the intellect. They therefore deem it their solemn duty to warn the community against .this contaminating influence, which surely tends to lessen the truth of man and the purity of woman.

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