An Epic of the Starry Heaven

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Partridge & Brittan, 1855 - Spiritualism - 210 pages
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Page 221 - Price, 38 cents ; postage, 6 cents. Philosophy of Mysterious Agents, Human and Mundane ; or, The Dynamic Laws and Relations of Man, By EC Rogers.
Page 219 - OUK list of BOOKS embraces all the principal works devoted to SPIRITUALISM, whether published by ourselves or others, and will comprehend all works of value that may be issued hereafter. The reader's attention is particularly invited to those named below, all of which may be found at the Office of THE SHEKINAH and SPIRITUAL TELEGRAPH.
Page xiii - The human Soul of universal earth, Dreaming on things to come; and dost possess A metropolitan temple in the hearts Of mighty Poets: upon me bestow A gift of genuine insight...
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Page 220 - Experiments, by the means of eight ecstatic Somnambulists, who had Eighty perceptions of Thirty-six Deceased Persons of various Conditions ; a Description of them, their Conversation, etc., with proofs of their Existence in the Spiritual World. By LA Cahanet. Published by Partridge & Brittan.
Page xiii - Then follow the counterpoint — and the clang of the different instruments ; and, if I am not disturbed, my soul is fixed, and the thing grows greater, and broader, and clearer ; and I have it all in my head, even when the piece is a long one ; and I see it like a beautiful picture — not hearing the different parts in succession, as they must be played, but the whole at once.
Page xv - This poem, we are told in an ingenuous, well-written, and philosophical introduction from the pen of Mr. Brittan, " was spoken by Thomas L. Harris, in the course of fourteen consecutive days, the speaker being in a trance state during its delivery , and further, that " from 125 to 250 lines were dictated at each session, of which there were twenty-two in number, and the precise time occupied in communicating the whole was twenty-six hours and sixteen minutes.

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