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Page 274 - After we had finished our classes at the college, G went to India, having got an appointment there in the Civil Service. He seldom wrote to me, and after the lapse of a few years I had almost forgotten him; moreover, his family having little...
Page 313 - I cross the boundary of the experimental evidence, and discern in that Matter which we, in our ignorance of its latent powers, and notwithstanding our professed reverence for its Creator, have hitherto covered with opprobrium, the promise and potency of all terrestrial Life.
Page 274 - I will not say of ghosts walking, but of the dead appearing to the living, were subjects of much speculation and we actually committed the folly of drawing up an agreement, written with our blood, to the effect that whichever of us died the first should appear to the other and thus solve any doubts we had entertained of the
Page 116 - ... implies the continued existence of that indivisible thing which I call myself. Whatever this self may be, it is something which thinks, and deliberates, and resolves, and acts, and suffers. I am not thought, I am not action, I am not feeling; I am something that thinks, and acts, and suffers. My thoughts, and actions, and feelings, change every moment — they have no continued, but a successive existence; but that self or I, to which they belong, is permanent, and has the same relation to all...
Page 205 - And when Saul saw the host of the Philistines, he was afraid, and his heart greatly trembled. And when Saul inquired of the Lord, the Lord answered him not, neither by dreams, nor by Urim, nor by prophets.
Page 304 - I walked along, a subject little likely to produce fancies or morbid phenomena of any kind when in a moment, I saw a bedroom known as the white room in my home, and upon the floor lay my mother to all appearances dead. The vision must have remained some minutes during which time my real surroundings appeared to pale and die out , but as the vision faded actual surroundings came back, at first dimly, and then clearly.
Page 240 - I had not mentioned in any way my intention of trying this experiment to either of the above ladies, for the simple reason that it was only on retiring to rest upon this Sunday night that I made up my mind to do so. The time at which I determined...