Modern American Spiritualism: A Twenty Years' Record of the Communion Between Earth and the World of Spirits

כריכה קדמית
The author, 1870 - 565 עמודים

מה אומרים אנשים - כתיבת ביקורת

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מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל

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עמוד 475 - BUT there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
עמוד 443 - Angels and ministers of grace defend us! Be thou a spirit of health or goblin damn'd, Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane, O, answer me!
עמוד 91 - And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men love darkness rather than light, because their deeds are evil.
עמוד 83 - Most assuredly, I say to you, We speak what We know and testify what We have seen, and you do not receive Our witness.
עמוד 187 - It is the opinion of the Committee, derived from observation that any connection with spiritualistic circles, so called, corrupts the morals and degrades the intellect. They therefore deem it their solemn duty to warn the community against this contaminating influence, which surely tends to lessen the truth of man and the purity of woman.
עמוד 484 - ... number like the leaves of the trees. He had met them on their way up the river, coming to make war upon the Indians. The chief had a third question to propose, and the spirit, without a fresh journey to Fort Niagara, was able to give it an instant and most favorable answer: "If," said the chief, "the Indians visit Sir William Johnson, will they be received as friends?
עמוד 346 - Of echoing hill or thicket have we heard Celestial voices, to the midnight air, Sole, or responsive...
עמוד 483 - Other voices, which they had discriminated from time to time, they had previously hissed, as recognising them to belong to evil and lying spirits, which deceive mankind. New sounds came from the tent. During the space of half' an hour, a succession of songs were heard, in which a diversity of voices met the ear. From his first entrance, till these songs were finished, we heard nothing in the proper voice of the priest...
עמוד 483 - After some time, these confused and frightful noises were succeeded by a perfect silence; and now a voice, not heard before, seemed to manifest the arrival of a new character in the tent. This was a low and feeble voice, resembling the cry of a young puppy. The sound was no sooner distinguished, than all the Indians clapped their hands for joy, exclaiming, that this was the Chief Spirit, the TURTLE, the spirit that never lied!
עמוד 97 - I have known a mahogany chair thrown on its side, and moved swiftly back and forth on the floor, no one touching it, through a room where there were at least a dozen people sitting, yet no one was touched, and it was repeatedly stopped within a few inches of me, when it was coming with a violence which, if not arrested, must have broken my legs.

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