Hallucinations: Or, The Rational History of Apparitions, Visions, Dreams, Ecstasy, Magnetism, and Somnambulism

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Lindsay and Blakiston, 1853 - 553 עמודים
 

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עמוד 328 - ... mind, I felt an inclination to communicate the discoveries I had made during the experiment. I endeavoured to recall the ideas, they were feeble and indistinct; one collection of terms, however, presented itself: and with the most intense belief and prophetic manner, I exclaimed to Dr. Kinglake, "Nothing exists but thoughts! — the universe is composed of impressions, ideas, pleasures and pains...
עמוד 273 - ... friends, and revived thoughts almost entirely effaced. The lady contented herself with ringing the bell, when the entrance of the servant rid her of their presence. " It was some ..time before she could make up her mind to confide her sufferings to me. There was nothing either in her conversation or conduct to indicate a derangement of intellect, and she, as well as her friends, were convinced of her perfect sanity.
עמוד 200 - What need to waste time in penning those letters ? they will never reach their destination. Come with me, and let us take a turn on the Battery ; perhaps the wind may be chopping round ; we may be nearer our departure than we imagine.
עמוד 341 - I had become permeable, and even to the smallest capillary vessel my whole being was filled with the color of the fantastic medium in which I was plunged. Sounds, perfumes, and light reached me by multitudes of beams, delicate as a hair, through which I heard the magnetic current pass.
עמוד 239 - You, Monsieur de Condorcet — you will yield up your last breath on the floor of a dungeon ; you will die from poison, which you will have taken, in order to escape from execution — from poison which the happiness of that time will oblige you to carry about your person.
עמוד 335 - AK resisted the action of the substance, and, as he said, experienced a slight oppression of the head and epigastrium ; perhaps, also, the second repast which he took, all these gentlemen having already breakfasted, may have entirely neutralized the substance; an examination of the state of the pulse was neglected at the beginning of the experiment; its acceleration subsequently and the state of the pupil sufficiently demonstrated the effect of the substance. Mr. B., on whom the medicine first took...
עמוד 340 - ... rapidity. Around me were figures and scrolls of all colors, arabesques, and flowery forms in endless variety, which I can only compare to the variations of the kaleidoscope. I still occasionally saw my companions; but they appeared disfigured; half men, half plants; now, with the pensive air of...
עמוד 108 - I should fear to repeat, lest it might be considered fabulous, were it not that persons are still living who witnessed it; and the misfortunes that followed confirmed its truth. Before sunrise, there appeared in the air, throughout the whole country, chariots full of armed men, traversing the clouds and spreading round the cities, as if to inclose them.
עמוד 241 - But what, then, are you really telling us of, Monsieur Cazotte ? You are preaching to us the end of the world.' ' I know nothing on this subject ; but what I do know is, that you, Madame la Duchesse, will be conducted to the scaffold, you and many other ladies with you, in the cart of the executioner, and with your hands tied behind your backs.
עמוד 46 - When a sitter came I looked attentively on him for half an hour, sketching from time to time on the canvas. I did not require a longer sitting. I removed the canvas and passed to another person. When I wished to continue the first portrait, I recalled the man to my mind. I placed him on the chair, where I perceived him as distinctly as if lie were really there, and, I may add, in form and color more decided and brilliant.

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