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Arena Publishing Company, 1896 - Spiritualism - 179 pages
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Page 137 - Nights, who mounted the marvellous horse and spoke the magic words, we feel ourselves lifted from the earth into the clouds. We have but to say "Athens !" and all the great deeds of antiquity break upon our hearts like a sudden gleam of sunshine.
Page 137 - ... him the greatest of European landscapists. The mention of his favorite Italian scenes carries with it something of a charm — a charm like that which Hermann Grimm says accompanies the utterance of the word " Florence ; " " the passionate agitation of Italy's prime sends forth its fragrance toward us like blossom-laden boughs, from whose dusky shadows we catch whispers of the beautiful tongue.
Page 99 - I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. For...
Page 55 - It is asserted by those who claim to know, of whom the writer is one, that an inhabited domain is in immediate touch with the earth, although not discoverable by any of the scientific instruments of investigation, such as the telescope, the microscope, or the spectroscope, nor yet by the surgeon's scalpel.
Page 37 - According to the bent of their nature, and with an equal degree of courage, the earnest, devoted students of science, on the one hand, and those of religion, on the other, are approaching from opposite poles this forbidden ground.

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