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Page 131 - He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he that is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
Page 135 - England, when a friend expressed his concern at parting with him, from an apprehension that they should never meet again, he cheerfully replied : " We shall soon meet in heaven ;" and, as he rather expected to die of the plague in Egypt, he added : " The way to heaven from Grand Cairo is as near as from London.
Page 133 - The place where he was, namely, in the lower earth, was a little to the left, where he was also seen by me, holding a knife in his hand, as though he would plunge it into his breast, but with which he strove hard, as if wishing rather to cast it from him, but in vain.
Page 132 - A certain person, in the life of the body, had been reduced by melancholy to despair, until, being instigated by diabolical spirits, he destroyed himself, by thrusting a knife into his body. This spirit came to me, complaining that he was miserably treated by evil spirits, saying that he was amongst furies, who continually infested him.
Page 131 - to discourse with some who lived two thousand years ago, and whose lives are described in history and hence made known : they were found to be still like themselves, and altogether such as they had been described, thus the same in respect to the love which constituted their life. There were others who lived seventeen hundred years ago, and who are also known from history ; and others who lived four hundred years ago, and others, three, and so on, with whom, also, it was granted to hold converse...
Page 131 - ... extinguish it. The reason is, that man after death can no longer be reformed by instruction, as in the world ; because the ultimate plane, which consists of natural knowledges and affections, is then quiescent, and cannot be opened, because it is not spiritual : and yet upon that plane the interiors of the mind rest, as a house on its foundation. Hence it is, that man remains to eternity, such as his life had been in the world.
Page 131 - ... ago, and others, three, and so on, with whom, also, it was granted to hold converse ; and it was found that a similar affection still prevailed with them, with no other difference than that the delights of their love were changed into such spiritual things as correspond. The life of the ruling love is never changed with any one, even to eternity; for every one is his own love, and therefore to change it with a spirit would be to deprive him of his life, or...