The Gist of Spiritualism: Viewed Scientifically, Philosophically, Religiously, Politically, and Socially: In a Course of Five Lectures, Delivered in Washington, D.C., January, 1865

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W. White & Company, 1867 - 118 pages
 

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Page 80 - Lo! the poor Indian, whose untutored mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind ; His soul proud science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way ; Yet simple nature to his hope has given Behind the cloud-topped hill an humbler heaven...
Page 52 - Far or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same; The vanquished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out; When me they fly, I am the wings; I am the doubter and the doubt, And I the hymn the Brahmin sings.
Page 29 - That changed through all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth as in the ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees : Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Page 52 - Brahma IF THE red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near ; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear ; And one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me out ; When me they fly, I am the wings ; I am the doubter and the doubt, And I the hymn the Brahmin sings. The strong gods pine for my abode, And pine in vain the sacred Seven ; But thou, meek lover...
Page 80 - Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind : His soul proud science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way; Yet simple nature to his hope has given,
Page 115 - Swinburne may take refuge in the argument that what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander, and that therefore his transformer will be equally benefitted if Mr.
Page 8 - The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away, and blessed be the name of the Lord.
Page 47 - In my name they shall open the eyes of the blind, and unstop the ears of the deaf; "And...
Page 93 - A little learning is a dangerous thing, Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, But drinking largely sobers us again.
Page 71 - Erangel, periodical of the Baptist denomination in California, in its issue of January 9, 1873, gives the obituary of Elder DS Watson in the following Spiritualistic style: "After all, our brother is not dead. He has simply

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