Psychic Phenomena a Brief Account of the Physical Manifestations Observed in Psychical Research

Psychic Phenomena a Brief Account of the Physical Manifestations Observed in Psychical Research

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Excerpt: ...was sprinkled upon us several times; it appeared to come from the top of the room, and fell upon us in small drops. Finally we were told that a new manifestation would be attempted, and that we were to prepare for it by joining hands and holding the palms upwards. In this position we waited for two or three minutes, and then I felt a stream of liquid scent poured out, as it were from the spout of a teapot, which fell on one side of my left hand, and ran down upon the table. The same was done for Mrs. Speer; and to judge from our impressions at the time, and from the stains on the table, a very considerable quantity must have been produced. I may remark in conclusion that there was no scent in the room before the seance, and that we could distinguish several different perfumes which made the atmosphere so oppressive that we were glad to seek a purer air so soon as the seance came to an end." 52 Lights without Apparent Physical Cause. The phenomenon of Light without any apparent physical cause was a frequent one with Mr. Stainton Moses, and the manifestations were of a very varied 73 character. Several of these were described in Chapter IV. An account is now given of some remarkable phenomena which occurred at four consecutive seances on the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th of August 1873. Mr. Stainton Moses was on a holiday excursion with Dr. and Mrs. Speer in the North of Ireland. The days were spent in orthodox holiday fashion. The following is condensed from notes written in detail at the time by Dr. Speer:show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236729528
  • 9781236729521
  • 2,333,910