Automatic Or Spirit Writing: With Other Psychic Experiences

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T. G. Newman, 1896 - Automatism - 352 pages
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Page 231 - And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit ! and they cried out for fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer ! it is I ! be not afraid.
Page 308 - Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man.
Page 316 - Nor thro' the questions men may try, The petty cobwebs we have spun: If e'er when faith had fall'n asleep, I heard a voice, 'Believe no more' And heard an ever-breaking shore That tumbled in the Godless deep; A warmth within the breast would melt The freezing reason's colder part, And like a man...
Page 322 - Lo, the poor Indian! whose untutored mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind: His soul, proud science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or Milky Way...
Page 318 - The poet knows that he speaks adequately then only when he speaks somewhat wildly, or "with the flower of the mind" ; not with the intellect used as an organ, but with the intellect released from all service and suffered to take its direction from its celestial life...
Page 318 - As the traveller who has lost his way throws his reins on his horse's neck and trusts to the instinct of the animal to find his road, so must we do with the divine animal who carries us through this world.
Page 317 - The poet is the person in whom these powers are in balance, the man without impediment, who sees and handles that which others dream of, traverses the whole scale of experience, and is representative of man, in virtue of being the largest power to receive and to impart.
Page 231 - And he said. Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus.
Page 317 - That friend of mine who lives in God, That God, which ever lives and loves, One God, one law, one element, And one far-off divine event, To which the whole creation moves.
Page 325 - Eye hath not seen, nor Ear heard, neither hath it entered into the Heart of Man, to conceive the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.

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