Spiritualism in America by Benjamin Coleman

Spiritualism in America

byBenjamin Coleman

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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. 1861. Excerpt: ... will all be here to aid me. Wonder not at their wish to come. Of one clay God hath formed us all, and the good love to come where they can do good. Friday will be our greatest manifestation yet given, but not' the greatest to be given.--B. F. 'My darling, you have at times disturbed dear Dr. Franklin by your little impatience. Do you know how much depends upon you? By getting up, you greatly disturb us. Do not leave your seat until we tell you. Every time you get up, you break the chain.--EstEllE.'" "Friday Evening, September 13, 1861.--Unfortunately, the appointment for this evening, at half-past seven, was not punctually kept, and it was half-past eight before we were seated at the table. I locked the door, taking the key after the usual careful examination of the room. We sat in quiet for three quarters of an hour, when I became impatient from the length of time elapsing without a demonstration and was answered--'No failure to-night, be patient? I was then told to 'open the window' to admit fresh air, and afterwards to 'darken.' Immediately upon resuming my seat, a light appeared upon the floor some four or five feet behind us, and rose with a rustling and rattling sound. This light assumed the form of a cylinder or canister, about six inches long by three in diameter, enveloped as usual in exquisite folds, while after each display a dark covering was thrown over it. This cylindrical light was waved over the table and shaken, producing the electrical rattle, and throwing its radiations upon the spirit, who was now discovered to be standing directly in front, where she remained for an unusual length of time, frequently changing her floral decorations, and assuming a great variety of positions. At first, she appeared as she had done before; then, with a ...

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Title:Spiritualism in AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217876722

ISBN - 13:9780217876728

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