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Spiritualism: The Open Door to the Unseen Universe, Being Thirty Years of ...
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Alfred Russel Wallace amongst Andrew Jackson Davis asked believe body brought called Christian Church clairvoyant close Crookes Davis dead death doubt Duguid earth evidence experiences eyes F. W. H. Myers faculties faith feeling felt gathered gave George Jacob Holyoake Gerald Massey gifts give given Glasgow Glendinning hand Harriet Martineau heard heart heaven human inspiration Kirkcaldy knew knowledge light living London looked manifestations marvellous materialisation medium mediumship mind mortals Myers nature never once person phenomena present Professor Psychical Research raps realised reality realm recognised religion revelation Robert Robert Dale Owen Robert Owen scientific seemed seen sitters sitting Society for Psychical soul spirit circle spirit world Spiritualists Spriggs Stainton Moses story strong Theodore Parker things thought tion told touch true truth unseen W. T. Stead Wallace Wallis wonderful words workers writing
Page 116 - Then, welcome each rebuff That turns earth's smoothness rough, Each sting that bids nor sit nor stand but go! Be our joys three-parts pain! Strive, and hold cheap the strain; Learn, nor account the pang; dare, never grudge the throe!
Page 156 - With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone ; We bear the burden and the heat Of the long day, and wish 'twere done. Not till the hours of light return, All we have built do we discern.
Page 65 - I am owner of the sphere, Of the seven stars and the solar year, Of Caesar's hand, and Plato's brain, Of Lord Christ's heart, and Shakspeare's strain.
Page 106 - In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot, I hesitate to draw a line Between the two, where God has not.
Page 146 - Science seems to me to teach in the highest and strongest manner the great truth which is embodied in the Christian conception of entire surrender to the will of God. Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Page 113 - Tis all a Chequer-board of Nights and Days Where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates, and slays, And one by one back in the Closet lays.
Page 223 - This world is full of beauty, as other worlds above ; And, if we did our duty, it might be full of love.
Page 60 - And this I know: whether the one True Light Kindle to Love, or Wrath-consume me quite, One Flash of It within the Tavern caught Better than in the Temple lost outright.