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geometric figures, perfect, without any measurement from instruments. There is no volition of his own mind.

A UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR used to have his hand influenced in a like manner; and he had communications under his own hand from his deceased daughter; and he often, when a friend was ill, had prescriptions written out, he also exercising no volition of his own mind.

One of my own daughters, when only twelve years of age, one day, when sitting in the room with her afflicted mamma; said, “I feel as if I must write—what about?-I don't know." A slate and pencil at hand were used, and the girl wrote, “milk,” and then the anxiety to write left her. Her mamma said, " Very well.” It seems that my wife was debating in her mind whether she should take milk or the glass of ale, which she was rather inclined to have. Of course the ale was rejected and the milk accepted ; and wisely, because of the nature of her disease.

I could multiply proofs by giving domestic incidents. only will I give, which was a proof to me of individual help from " ministering angels." One of my sons was poorly; a medium, then in

my family, had his hand moved, and I was informed that the youth had the measles, and at my request a prescription was written, as follows: "anniseed, fennelseed, and orange ; orange to be cut in slices, and all steeped in a jug of cold water; a wine-glassfull each day at twelve." I did as directed, and I never saw a person so covered with pustules. In six days he was well and out of doors. The disease went through the family ; six of the children were ill, and took the spirit medicine ; in six days each was well, and about as usual ; and they all had the disease out"full," and it seemed to free the children from the after-diseases which generally follow that complaint.

This mode of communicating knowledge, whether plans for buildings, prescriptions for curing, warnings of danger, guidance of whatsoever kind needed, is in action still. I know very many persons now in London who feel an angel hand on theirs, producing the effects named. The power has occasionally developed itself in members of my own family ; and I have in my possession prescriptions, drawings, &c., produced without the slightest volition of the person's mind. I could give scores of

instances, but let the facts already placed before you be sufficient for the present.

SOLOMON'S TEMPLE was the glory of architecture. Who planned it? who gave the dimensions, the decorations, the mouldings, the furniture, of that gorgeous building? It was called the “House of the Lord.” But who was its architect? The Lord. But how could a spirit give directions ? DAVID, who was the draughtsman, informs us,

" The Lord made me understand in writing by his hand upon me even all the works of this pattern."

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geometric figures, perfect, without any measurement from instruments. There is no volition of his own mind.

A UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR used to have his hand influenced in a like manner; and he had communications under his own hand from his deceased daughter; and he often, when a friend was ill, had prescriptions written out, he also exercising no volition of his own mind.

ONE of my own daughters, when only twelve years of age, one day, when sitting in the room with her afflicted mamma; said, “I feel as if I must write-what about?-I don't know." A slate and pencil at hand were used, and the girl wrote, “milk," and then the anxiety to write left her. Her mamma said, “Very well.” It seems that my wife was debating in her mind whether she should take milk or the glass of ale, which she was rather inclined to have. Of course the ale was rejected and the milk accepted ; and wisely, because of the nature of her disease.

I could multiply proofs by giving domestic incidents. One only will I give, which was a proof to me of individual help from “ministering angels.”

One of my sons was poorly; a medium, then in my family, had his hand moved, and I was informed that the youth had the measles, and at my request a prescription was written, as follows: "anniseed, fennelseed, and orange; orange to be cut in slices, and all steeped in a jug of cold water; a wine-glassfull each day at twelve." I did as directed, and I never saw a person so covered with pustules. In six days he was well and out of doors. The disease went through the family ; six of the children were ill, and took the spirit medicine ; in six days each was well, and about as usual ; and they all had the disease out "full," and it seemed to free the children from the after-diseases which generally follow that complaint.

This mode of communicating knowledge, whether plans for buildings, prescriptions for curing, warnings of danger, guidance of whatsoever kind needed, is in action still. I know very many persons now in London who feel an angel hånd on theirs, producing the effects named. The power has occasionally developed itself in members of my own family ; and I have in possession prescriptions, drawings, &c., produced without the slightest volition of the person's mind. I could give scores of

my

instances, but let the facts already placed before you be sufficient for the present.

SOLOMON'S TEMPLE was the glory of architecture. Who planned it? who gave the dimensions, the decorations, the mouldings, the furniture, of that gorgeous building? It was called the “ House of the Lord.” But who was its architect? The Lord. But how could a spirit give directions ? David, who was the draughtsman, informs us, “ The Lord made me understand in writing by his hand upon me even all the works of this pattern."

SECTION V.

SPIRIT-POWER-APPARITIONS.

THE WORKERS.—We have had Sounds, we have had Movings, we have had Anti-gravitation of things animate and inanimate; and the natural question arises, What is the law that produces the phenomena ? The answer is : Living soul-intelligences; as living, as intellectual, as Man, though not so corporal; yet material and more powerful. The evidence of this is now produced.

“ AT SANDGATE in Kent we numbered thirteen : the table was elevated at least two feet; the accordion was played,—the tune was not known to any of us; we asked the name, and we were told through the alphabet that it was • The Song of the Sea. A hand and arm in white drapery appeared; it was seen by all at the table on several occasions during the evening, and we had every opportunity of carefully examining it.”—J. S. RYMER, 1855.

SPIRIT LEAVING THE BODY.-"I was attending the sick bed of my uncle, when, one forenoon, about ten o'clock, while looking towards his bed, I saw his form coming as it were out from between the bed clothes; and as he rose I saw an angel on each side of him; and when his body was free of the bed, I saw the three gradually float across between me and the window, rise up and disappear. Amazed, I rose up, went to the bed and found my uncle was dead. I never mentioned this before, because people would laugh at me—but it has afforded me much comfort since; before then I used to dread death, but the thought that angels were with us at our death. beds has taken all that dread away.”-Mrs. GR-T0. J. J., 1857.

APPARITIONS.—“When a child I twice saw an apparition of my mother at the window, that I ran to the window and called her, but there was and could be no one there; (bis mother was living).” My mother has not only seen apparitions in the

open

fields, but has been touched and pushed.-Mr. P. to J. J., 1858.

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