The Seeress of Prevorst: Being Revelations Concerning the Inner-life of Man and the Inter-diffusion of a World of Spirits in the One We Inhabit

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Partridge & Brittan, 1855 - Spiritualism - 119 pages
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Page 41 - But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned unto you, and ye have not lamented.
Page 5 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world, to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world, to confound the things which are mighty ; 28 And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are ; 29 That no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 102 - In conclusion, it is only necessary to add that Councillor Hahn wrote down this account for his own satisfaction, with the strictest regard to truth. His words are...
Page 100 - Hahn's large shears were once lifted in this manner between him and one of the Prince's cooks, and, falling to the ground, stuck into the floor. As some nights, however, passed quite quietly, Hahn was determined not to leave the rooms ; but when, for three weeks, the disturbance was so constant that they could get no rest, they resolved on removing their beds into the large room above, in hopes of once more enjoying a little quiet sleep. Their hopes were vain — the thumping continued as before;...
Page 99 - The door in this wainscot, which communicated to those adjoining rooms, was entirely closed up, because in them all sorts of household utensils were kept. Neither in this chamber, nor in the sittingroom which preceded it, was there any opening whatever which could furnish the means of communication from without; nor was there anybody in the castle besides the two friends, except the Prince's two coachmen and Hahn's servant. The whole party were fearless people; and as for Hahn and Kern they believed...
Page 62 - So in another passage He intimates both that He has concealed, and that He will also reveal: " I will give unto them treasures that have been hidden, and secret ones will I discover to them.
Page 99 - ... narrative, and to establish the fact that the phenomena were not merely accepted by ignorant superstition, but coolly and courageously investigated by enlightened minds. During the first days of their residence in the castle, the two friends, living together in solitude, amused their long evenings by the works of Schiller, of whom they were both great admirers; and Hahn usually read aloud. Three days had thus passed quietly away, when, as they were sitting at the table, which stood in the middle...
Page 13 - God. Pity is his guide. His heart will be truth, and his knowledge understanding. Love will be his sister, and the truth of the Lord will enlighten his path. He will call upon the grace of God, and the desire of gain shall not possess him.
Page 100 - ... a large piece of wood lying close to the wainscot. But supposing this to be the cause of the noise, who had set it in motion? For Kern was sure the door was shut, even whilst the noise was making; neither had there been any wood in the room. Frequently, before their eyes, the knives and snuffers rose from the table, and fell, after some minutes, to the ground; and Hahn's large shears were once lifted in this manner, between him and one of the Prince's cooks, and, falling to the ground, stuck...
Page 66 - And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophecy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams; and on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out, in those days, of my Spirit; and they shall prophecy...

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