The Annals of Psychical Science; A ... Journal Devoted to Critical and Experimental Research in the Phenomena of Spiritism Volume 6

The Annals of Psychical Science; A ... Journal Devoted to Critical and Experimental Research in the Phenomena of Spiritism Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...from Glastonbury Abbey, where the relic was buried in a small spring in a pool. There he saw the little buried vessel, which was being exhibited in the glass case to the assembled guests. Mr. Tudor Pole's many occupations prevented him from going himself to the spring to look for the relic, so he was obliged to send his sister with two ladies known to him, one of whom said she was clairvoyant. The three ladies found and identified the spot at Bride's Hill, with the pool and the spring, and they there found a little cross, a gold chain and a ruby, and under a large stone, which had protected it from injury and from human observation, they found, intact, the rainbow coloured sacred vessel which had been indicated by the inward voice. They were so surprised that they did not dare to carry away the chalice: they concealed it again under the stone, in the spring, and returned to Bristol with the cross, the chain, and the ruby. Mr. Pole heard of the discovery without apparent amazement, as if it had been the most natural thing in the world, and he commended the ladies for not having brought the relic away. All this is somewhat exciting; but the most wonderful part of the story related by Mr. Tudor Pole commences at this point. At the time that the vessel was found in the spring at Bride's Hill Mr. Tudor Pole was slightly acquainted with Dr. Goodchild, of Bath, having met him several times at the house of a mutual friend. In these meetings, however, they had never spoken either of the cup or of internal voices, or of Glastonbury Abbey. Dr. Goodchild being a highly esteemed amateur antiquarian, the sister of Mr. Pole called on him and showed him the ruby and the other things which she had brought away from the spring. Dr. Goodchild looked...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916492
  • 9781236916495