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Death, the Gate of Life (Mors Janua Vitae): A Discussion of Certain ...
H. A. Dallas
No preview available - 2014
Abt Vogler ality allusion appears Arthur Hallam assurance automatic script automatic writing Bodily death calm celestial halcyon days CHAPTER communications connexion consciousness cross-corre cross-correspondence Diatessaron difficult Diotima E. M. S. Yes earth Edmund Gurney episode ethereal body evidence experiments F. W. H. Myers fact Forbes Fragments of Prose Frederic Myers friends Gima dion give Greek words Henry Sidgwick Hodgson Holland hope Human Personality hypothesis of telepathy idea incident intelligence interest January Latin message light lvii medium mind Miss Johnson Miss Verrall munications Myers control occurred passage phenomena Phinuit Piddington Piper Plotinus poem Professor Hyslop Psychical Research purporting quoted reader recognised Rector reference remember reply Richard Hodgson says secondary personality seems Sidgwick Sir Oliver Lodge sitters sitting Society for Psychical soul spirit spondence star suggested Symposium Tennyson's thought transference tion told trance truth understand unseen Verrall's script written wrote xvii xxxiii
Page 123 - But here is the finger of God, a flash of the will that can, Existent behind all laws, that made them and, lo, they are! And I know not if, save in this, such gift be allowed to man, That out of three sounds he frame, not a fourth sound, but a star.
Page 144 - It is as if the opposites of the world, whose contradictoriness and conflict make all our difficulties and troubles, were melted into unity. Not only do they, as contrasted species, belong to one and the same genus, but one of the species, the nobler and better one, is itself the genus, and so soaks up and absorbs its opposite into itself...
Page 144 - Looking back on my own experiences, they all converge towards a kind of insight to which I cannot help ascribing some metaphysical significance. The keynote of it is invariably a reconciliation. It is as if the opposites of the world, whose contradictoriness and conflict make all our difficulties and troubles, were melted into unity.
Page 140 - And all the silvery gossamers That twinkle into green and gold: Calm and still light on yon great plain That sweeps with all its autumn bowers, And crowded farms and lessening towers, To mingle with the bounding main: Calm and deep peace in this wide air, These leaves that redden to the fall; And in my heart, if calm at all, If any calm, a calm despair: Calm on the seas, and silver sleep, And waves that sway themselves in rest, And dead calm in that noble breast Which heaves but with the heaving...