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Alfred Russel Wallace asked C. F. Varley Carter Blake Charles Blackburn Clairvoyance clean corner covered crumb of pencil distinctly Epes Sargent evidence experiment fact feet fingers flap Florence Marryat folded folding-slate Force frame full view gentlemen Gerald Massey glass H. P. Blavatsky Hadji Al Shacabac Harrison held Henry Slade Hensleigh Wedgwood hold the slate inches Intelligence Kabalist Kislingbury Lazy Lays letter light London Madame Blavatsky marked medium mediumship Mesmeric mind minutes Monck note paper observation obtained writing opening the slate ordinary perfectly persons present phenomena phenomenon piece of pencil produced Professor Psychic Psychography record requested result Sargent scientific screwed seance Simmons sitters sitting Slade sat Slade's hands slate-writing sound of writing spirit Spiritualist stance Street surface theory tion took the slate touch the slate W. H. HARRISON'S PUBLICATIONS Watkins will-power writing was heard Wyld
Page 75 - Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you ; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven : for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Page 75 - Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy : 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you...
Page 17 - ... with or governed by intelligence : thus the sounds to which I have just alluded will be repeated a definite number of times, they will come loud or faint, and in different places at request ; and by a pre-arranged code of signals, questions are answered, and messages given with more or less accuracy. The intelligence governing the phenomena is sometimes manifestly below that of the medium.
Page 148 - Boutlerof, in St. Petersburg, to search for the explanation of this phenomenal power, and to prove its reality. I declare, moreover, the published opinions of laymen, as to the "how" of this subject to be premature, and according to my view and experience, false and one-sided. This, my declaration, is signed and executed before a notary and witnesses. (Signed) SAMUEL BELLACHINI. Berlin, 6th December, 1877.
Page 23 - I had seen the written characters formed. But as space will not allow me to enter into full particulars, I will merely select two instances in which my eyes as well as ears were witnesses to the operation. " The first instance which I shall give took place, it is true, at a dark seance, but the result was not less satisfactory on that account. I was sitting next to the medium, Miss Fox, the only other persons present being my wife and a lady relative, and I was holding the medium's two hands in one...
Page 24 - After three unsuccessful attempts, a small wooden lath, which was lying near upon the table, slid towards the pencil, and rose a few inches from the table ; the pencil rose again, and propping itself against the lath, the two together made an effort to mark the paper. It fell, and then VOL.
Page 125 - Slade's hands was then grasped by mine, and the tips of the fingers of his other hand barely touched the slate. While closely watching both of Slade's hands, which did not move perceptibly, I was much astonished to hear scratching going on apparently on the under side of the table, and when the slate was lifted up I found the side facing the table covered with writing. A similar result was obtained on other days; further, an eminent scientific friend obtained writing on a clean slate when it was...
Page 148 - I must, for the sake of truth, hereby certify that the phenomenal occurrences with Mr. Slade, have been thoroughly examined by me, with the minutest observation and investigation of his surroundings, including the table, and that I have not in the smallest...
Page 4 - The few elevated minds who interrogate nature instead of prescribing laws for her guidance; who do not limit her possibilities by the imperfections of their own powers; and who only disbelieve because they do not know, we would remind of that apothegm of Narada, the ancient Hindu philosopher: "Never utter these words: 'I do not know this — therefore it is false.
Page 79 - Again, a teacher of the Greek language in the Collegiate Institute, Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America, Mr. TT Timayenis, a modern Greek by birth, obtained from Watkins, in original characters of Romaic, " the name of his grandfather, and three lines of Greek words, correctly spelled, and with accents and breathings correctly placed.