Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research

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Page 229 - At what time the hole in the wall was made is as much a mystery to me as it is to you...
Page 495 - Information to regulate distribution; (2) to establish one auction-room in each city; (3) to make such auction-rooms open and free to all buyers; (4) to do all such other things as may be conducive to the Best interests of the...
Page 495 - To prevent misconception, it is here expressly stated that Membership of the Society does not imply the acceptance of any particular explanation of the phenomena investigated, nor any belief as to the operation, in the physical world, of forces other than those recognised by Physical Science.
Page 216 - This letter is said by Madame Coulomb to have contained the following enclosure : — To the small audience present as witness. Now Madame Coulomb has occasion to assure herself that the devil is neither as black nor as wicked as he is generally represented. The mischief is easily repaired. — -KH 4.* Vendredi.
Page 211 - For our own part, we regard her neither as the mouthpiece of hidden seers nor as a mere vulgar adventuress; we think that she has achieved a title to permanent remembrance as one of the most accomplished, ingenious and interesting impostors in history.
Page 414 - Mesmero mania has nearly dwindled, in the metropolis, into anile fatuity ; but lingers in some of the provinces, with the gobe-mouches and chaw-bacons, who^ after gulping down a pound of fat pork, would, with well-greased gullets, swallow such a lot of mesmeric mummery as would choke an alligator or a boa constrictor, A worthy disciple, and operator on a narrow scale, (Mr.
Page 268 - ... little pink note. This was stuck on to the stalk of a leaf that had been quite freshly torn off, for the stalk was still green and moist — not withered as it would have been if the leaf had been torn off for any length of time. The note was found to contain these few words : " I have been asked to leave a note here for you. What can I do for you ?" It was signed by some Thibetan characters.
Page 364 - (Madame Blavatsky) would see that she was right in trying to dissuade them from following her now. I asked the blessed Mahatma whether I could tell what I saw and heard to others. He replied in the affirmative, and that...
Page 222 - Shrine, seated on a chair, about 10 feet away from it, when, after some conversation, an idea occurred to me to which I immediately gave expression. I remarked that if the Brothers considered it of sufficient importance, they would easily restore the broken article ; if not, they would leave it to the culprits to do so, the best way they could. Five minutes had scarcely elapsed after this remark when Mr. Damodar, who during this time seemed wrapped in a reverie — exclaimed, "I think there is an...

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