The Ghost-Seer; Or, Apparitionist. an Interesting Fragment, Fround Among the Papers of Count O*****

The Ghost-Seer; Or, Apparitionist. an Interesting Fragment, Fround Among the Papers of Count O*****

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1795 edition. Excerpt: ... ar"rested them; his eyes were "fixed; his pulse ceased to beat. "All the means employed to "awake him proved fruitless, and, c this situation endured till the "hour had elapsed. He then "revived on a sudden without "any assistance, cast up his eyes, "and re-assumed his speech with "the same syllable as he was pro"nouncing at the moment of in"terruption. The general con"sternation discovered to him - what had happened, and he de"clared, with an awful solemnity, "that they ought to think them"selves happy in having escaped "with tc with no other injury than fear. - The fame night he quitted for "ever the city-where this circum"stance had occurred. Thecom"raon opinion is that during this ' mysterious hour, he converses c with his genius. Some evert "suppose him to be one of the "departed, who is allowed to pass c twenty-three hours of the day c.among the living, and that in "the twenty-fourth his foul is "obliged to return to the infernal "regions, to suffer its. punishc ment. Some believe him to be "the famous Apoilonius ofTyana;. " and "and others, the disciple John, oi "whom it is said--beJhallremain until the last judgment."--jlpollor.his, a Pythajorianphilofopher, waSborhat-Tyang, in Cafadoda, about three or four year, before the birth c A character so wonderful," replied the Prince, " cannot fail " to give rise to extraordinary, "conjectures. But all this you " prosess to know only by hear "sey, birth of Christ. At sixteen years of ape he became a-strict observer of Pythagoras's rules, renouncing wine, women, and all forts of flesh-j not wearing slices, letting...
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