Telepathy and the Subliminal Self: An Account of Recent Investigations Regarding Hypnotism, Automatism, Dreams, Phantasms, and Related Phenomena

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H. Holt, 1897 - Parapsychology - 343 pages
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Page 276 - 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 271 - I was lying on my bed, between sleeping and waking, when I distinctly saw my husband being carried off the field, seriously wounded, and heard his voice saying, 'Take this ring off my finger, and send it to my wife.
Page 315 - 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 276 - 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 118 - ... 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 207 - 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 306 - 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 242 - 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...
Page 276 - ... and I had nearly forgotten his existence. I had taken, as I have said, a warm bath, and while lying in it and enjoying the comfort of the heat, after the late freezing I had undergone, I...
Page 350 - Commands our very sincere respect . . there is no glaring improbability about his story . . . the highly dramatic crisis of the story. . . The tone and manner of the book are noble. . . A timely, manly, thoroughbred, and eminently suggestive book.

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