The Occults in Council; Or the Great Learning

The Occults in Council; Or the Great Learning

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of what is being said? Answer by Sir William. The question has already been answered. The mental caliber of the individual who put this question is of such a nature as to be incapable of receiving, or at least of retaining, more than one single subject at one time, and were I to permit him to retain, in the smallest degree, his own understanding during the time I use him as my instrument, there would be an incongruous jumble, and a meaningless verbiage, which would retard, most seriously, the work I have in hand. Let him be thankful for favors, though ever so small, and let him remember that it is not wise to dictate, or even make suggestions, to those infinitely his superiors. These few remarks are addressed to him in all kindness and sincerity. After musical entertainment the council adjourned, a cordial good-night being expressed to all. The following are the expositions referred to in the foregoing proceedings, viz.: MUST HAVE A HEAD---A DECAPITATED CONDUCTOR OREATES TERROR AMONG RAILROAD MEN BY APPEARING TO THEM--HE IS REPRESENTED AS COMING OUT, LANTERN IN HAND, AND SEARCHING FOR HIS HEAD--CREWS HAVE REFUSED TO TAKE THE MIDNIGHT RUN ON ACCOUNT OF THE HEADLESS APPARITION. Findlay, 0., Jan. 15, 1890.----Special to The Denver News.--Trainmen on the Lake Erie and Western Railway, between.Findlay and Fostoria, are greatly disturbed over what they claim is the ghost of a dead freight conductor. The conductor was killed one night last November, about eight miles east of this city, by his train breaking in two sections in such a manner that he was thrown to the track from the car on which he was standing, and beheaded by the wheels before the train could be controlled. This accident occurred near the little town of Arcadia, at a point where...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815629
  • 9781236815620