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Imagination, effects of, 305.
Impartiality, no man a judge of his own, 49.
Imponderables, modern progress in the study of, 66, 67.
Indian mutiny foreshadowed, 201.
Inquiry entertained in this volume, a practical one, 18.
Jansenists, alleged miracles among the, 85, 86.
Kepler's bargain with Martin Korky, 48.
Korky, Martin, his presumptuous skepticism, 48.
Laplace on the evidence of sense, 115.
Legal investigation of disturbances in France, 273.
Linn, Senator, how his life was saved, 455.
Livonian school-teacher, how she lost her situation, 348.
Looking on one's own body, 345.
Lorenzo the Magnificent and the Improvisatore, 365.
Louise. Apparition seen by two persons independently, 378.
Luther sweeps out Hades, 481; causes Gehenna and Hades to be both
Mackay, the credulousness of his incredulity, 258.
Macnish, his dream verified, 155.
Man cannot sympathize with that for which he is not prepared, 492.
Man's choice becomes his judge, 510.
Man's nature and his situation present an apparent anomaly, 497.
Marvelous, love of, misleads, 98.
Master-influence, that will exist in another world? 503.
Medical admissions in regard to Animal Magnetism, 24.
Medicine, effect of, on perceptions, 313.
Miracle, definition of, 72, 74.
Miracles, modern, rejected, 70.
Miracles of the New Testament, 91.
Mirville, Marquis de, his pneumatology, 39; his evidence, 277, 282.
Mischief of over-credulity, 43.
Modesty enlists credence, 105.
Monks of Chantilly, their ingenuity, 101.
Montgéron, Carré de, his extraordinary work on the Jansenist mira-
More light hereafter, 512.
Mother and son. Synchronous impressions, 184.
Mother's longing, the, 187.
Murder near Wadebridge, seen in dream, 173.
Murdered, the alleged, reappears, 298.
Mysteries, God protects his own, 58.
Negro servant, the. Murder foreshadowed in dream, 204.
Nervous reservoir, how supplied, 132.
New Havensack disturbances, 240.
Nicolai, his memoir on hallucinations of which he was the subject, 307, 308.
Norway, Edmund, his remarkable dream, 173.
Number and variety of virtues here indicate number and variety of avoca-
Oberlin, his belief as to apparitions, 362.
Old Kent Manor-House, the, 416.
One success not disproved by twenty failures, 106.
Origin of Modern Spiritualism, 288.
Outlines only of a future life may perhaps be discovered, 509.
Past events, though forgotten, may be recalled in dream, 143.
Percival, his death seen in dream, 181.
Perquin's observation as to dreaming, 120.
Perrier, Mademoiselle, subject of an alleged miracle, 83.
Persecution, apparently by spiritual agency, 436.
Phenomena, how they are hushed up, 18, 344.
Phenomena independent of opinions, 25.
Plymouth Club, the, 191.
Pneumatology of the Bible, general, not specific, 511.
Polygamy, can any authority sanction it? 42.
Port Royal, alleged miracle at, 83.
Porter, Anna Maria, her visitor, 367.
Postulates, two, involved in the hypothesis that departed spirits occasionally
return, 480; these postulates rational, 486.
Prescience in dreams, 197, 199, 201, 202, 204.
Press, the indications of change of tone, as to the supernatural, 48.
Proofs of ultramundane agency spread all over society, 509.
Punishment, future, speculation regarding, 397, 452, 510.
Punishment, to be effectual, must speedily follow the offense, 487.
Purgatory, Hades swept out along with it, 481.
Racine vouches for a Jansenist miracle, 83.
Rational opinions may be irrationally defended. Example of this, 35.
Reid on the evidence of the senses, 114.
Religious researches involve more risk than secular, 48.
Representation of cerebral action? 195.
Rescue, the. Apparition of the living at sea, 333.
Responding of unexplained sounds, first example, 217.
Retina, image on the, during hallucination? 304.
Retribution, apparent examples of, 434, 447.
Reward and punishment, effect of removing to a distance the expectation
Right and duty to prove all things, spirits included, 41.
Rochester Knockings, 284.
Rogers, E. C., his theory of cerebral action represented, 195.
Rogers the poet, his logic, 94.
Roman Ritual, doctrine of, 40.
Romance, etymology of the word, 498.
Romano, Signor, his story, 153.
Romantic incident, misleading effect of, 160.
Sadducism, whither it may lead, 28, 302.
Sagée, Mademoiselle Emélie, her strange story, 349.
Scott, Sir Walter, his story, 165.
Scripture proofs of the soul's immortality do not convince all, 50.
Seeress of Prevorst, disturbances in her house, 250; apparition to, 398.
Senses of hearing and touch vouch for an apparition, 461.
Senses of sight and touch discredited, 114.
Sentiment linked to action, 26.
Sepulture, rites of, paid to what? 505.
Sheol of the Jews, 482.
Sherbroke, Sir John, apparition to, 383.
Shipwreck foretold in dream, 157.
Sight and sound. Apparition of the living, 326.
Skeptic, confession of a, 52.
Skepticism among the educated classes, 50, 51.
Skepticism, curious specimen of, 114.
Skeptics, often unwillingly so, 52.
Slawensik, the Castle of, 242.
Sleep, its marvels, 117; is it ever dreamless? 119.
Sleep, various phases of it have much in common, 124.
Smellie and Greenlaw, their compact, 143.
Soul, does it ever sleep? 121.
Soul, what becomes of it immediately after death, 482.
Spiritual agency not miraculous, 88.
Spiritual body, 30, 360.
Spiritual body seems to show itself where its affections are, 187, 319, 343,
374, 377, 380, 383, 411.
Spiritual guardianship, is it an unholy or incredible hypothesis? 477.
Spiritualism, modern, origin of, 288.
Spontaneous phenomena of a spiritual character, how snall we dispose of
Stains of blood, the, 406.
Steele, Sir Richard, his opinion on apparitions, 31.
Stilling, Jung, his pneumatology, 20; his story, 317.
Strahan, Rev. Dr., his opinions on apparitions, 361.
Stratford, Connecticut, disturbances at, 299.
Strauss, Dr., his argument against the supernatural, 28.
Subject of this volume, severe test applied to, 58.
Suitor, the rejected, 469.
Surgeon's Assistant, the, 325.
Swedenborg, his system, 21.
Sympathy, destined to become an element of active organization, 503.
Table-moving, 110, 112.
Tantum, Francis, death of, 376.
Taylor, Isaac, a distinguished pneumatologist, 20, 30, 32, 490, 507.
Teller, a Glasgow, his dream, 163.
Testimony, argument as to concurrence of, 96.
Testimony, its posture in the scientific world, remarks by Robert Chambers
The virtuous reasonably desire another stage of action, 494.
Tillotson, Dr., his opinions, 55, 90, 110.
Time an essential element, 19.
Trapper, the, his story, 459.
Truth in every rank, 32.
Truth to be reached only by taking trouble, 192.
Ultramundane phenomena, importance of, 27, 509.
Utterings of the presaging voice, 500.
Vision, origin of a, 142.
Visionary excursion, the, 345.
Visit foretold in dream, 199.
Volition, suspension of, essential part of sleep, 130.
We are journeying toward a land of love and truth, 504.
Wesley, Emily, sounds pursue her through life, 236.
Westminster Review, on Spiritualism, 38.
What a French actress suffered, 436.
What an English officer suffered, 447.
Wife of Oberlin, said to have appeared to him, 364; record of this by
Wilkins, Joseph, dream of, 184.
World, an inscrutable, during sleep, 118.
World, this, never fully develops the character of man, 497.
Wraith, as believed in Scotland, a superstition, yet founded in truth, 357.
Wynyard apparition, 383.