Contact with the Other World: The Latest Evidence as to Communication with the Dead

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Century Company, 1919 - 493 pages
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Page 483 - The Gods, who haunt The lucid interspace of world and world, Where never creeps a cloud, or moves a wind, Nor ever falls the least vhite stnr of snow, Nor ever lowest roll of thunder moans, Nor sound of human sorrow mounts to mar Their sacred everlasting calm...
Page 171 - And account that the longsuffering of our Lord, is salvation ; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him, hath written unto you, as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Page 146 - This was confirmed in detail in the only way possible at the time, by a very intimate friend of Madame Elisa and myself, and also of the nearest surviving relative of F. I showed my friend the account of the sitting, and to this friend a day or two later, the relative, who was present at the death-bed, stated spontaneously that F., when dying said that he saw Madame Elisa, who was speaking to him, and he repeated what she was saying. The expression so repeated, which the relative quoted to my friend,...
Page 134 - You need have no doubt of this ; for we Californians all know the facts, and the names of the families brought in, who now look upon our venerable friend as a kind of saviour.
Page 136 - On this particular night the elder [Samuel] spoke of disaster on the river. Finally he said : " ' In case of accident, whatever you do. don't lose your head — the passengers will do that. Rush for the hurricane deck and to the life-boat, and obey the mate's orders. When the boat is launched, help the women and children into it. Don't get in yourself. The river is only a mile wide. You can swim ashore easily enough.
Page 146 - ... her, but unable to speak directly, that she wished to give me an account of how she had helped F. to reach her. She said that she had been present at his death-bed, and had spoken to him, and she repeated what she had said, an unusual form of expression, and indicated that he had heard and recognized her.
Page 144 - In a neighboring city were two little girls, Jennie and Edith, one about eight years of age, and the other but a little older. They were schoolmates and intimate friends. In June, 1889, both were taken ill of diphtheria. At noon on Wednesday, Jennie died. Then the parents of Edith, and her physician as well, took particular pains to keep from her the fact that her little playmate was gone. They feared the effect of the knowledge on her own condition. To prove that they succeeded and that she did...
Page 144 - She had aroused and bidden her friends good-bye, and was talking of dying, and seemed to have no fear. She appeared to see one and another of the friends she knew were dead. So far it was like the common cases. But now, suddenly, and with every appearance of great surprise, she turned to her father, and exclaimed : ' Why, papa, I am going to take Jennie with me ! ' Then she added, ' Why, papa ! Why, papa ! You did not tell me that Jennie was here...
Page 145 - Piper a few days afterwards, and she told her (my wife) that my father would die in a few weeks. " About the middle of May my father died very suddenly in London from heart failure, when he was recovering from a very slight attack of bronchitis, and the very day that his doctor had pronounced him out of danger. Previous to this Mrs. Piper (as Dr. Phinuit) had told me that she would endeavor to influence my father about certain matters connected with his will before he died. Two days after I received...
Page 206 - You see what I have done. Can you not take up and finish my work ? ' After this, he felt more strongly than ever the desire to paint, and several scenes in particular haunted him.

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