Answers To Ever-recurring Questions From The People; A Sequel To The Penetralia

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byAndrew Jackson Davis

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ...We ask, " Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer cloud, Without our special wonder?" One day, in conversation with a highly philosophical visitor from the other Sphere, we asked: " Do you remember your earth-life? " " A living man," he replied, " is the fruit of many earthly generations." " How can this fact follow you into the spirit-world? " " Upon the same law," he answered, " as that by which you retain in memory the acts of yesterday." " But the acts of yesterday are not all in my memory now, are they? " " There is," he responded, " an essence of immortality in the life of every human act. It is this animus in the act which imparts an image thereof to the memory." " Does this memory of earthly deeds disturb you in the midst of heavenly joys and physical beauties of the other life?" " There is," he replied, " not a thought, not an act, or impulse, in the life of a human being, but starts a train of effects and consequences which roll on and on through the most distant future, and nothing external can erase them from the memory." " Do you remember the evil as well as the good? " " Some natures recollect the causes and consequences of evil with even more distinctness than the good of their earthly lives." " Indeed! What is the effect of such recollections upon them? " " Effects vary with different temperaments and dispositions. Many spirits, by retrospections, realize how and where, while on earth, they cruelly and selfishly diminished the happiness of their fellow-men. Such are the the most unreconciled and discordant residents of the Spirit-Land." " Shall we never forget...

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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. 1868 Excerpt: ...We ask, " Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer cloud, Without our special wonder?" One day, in conversation with a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217686044

ISBN - 13:9780217686044

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