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Psychic Phenomena

A Brief Account of the Physical Manifestations Observed in Psychical Research

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Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,428 / 105 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.1
LoC Category: BP
Downloads: 3,011
Added to site: 2010.02.27
mnybks.net#: 26803
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Occult, Non-fiction
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he human organism, and beyond the range of muscular action, should be subjected to further scientific examination, with a view to ascertaining its true source, nature, and power."[3]

One selection is now given from the Minutes of this Sub-Committee, illustrating the nature of the Evidence that came before them:--

"EXPERIMENT XXXVIII., Dec. 28th [1869].--Eight members present. Phenomena: Rapping sounds from the table and floor, and movements of the table, with and without contact. The alphabet was repeated, and the following letters were rapped: 'A bad circle--want of harmony.' At the letter f, the table tilted three times, and at the letters a, r, gave several forcible horizontal movements, tilting at either end.

"Raps, with slight tiltings of the table, beating time to the measure of a song. Two or three poems were recited, to the measure of which there were loud raps from the table and floor, and the table also marked the metre by various horizontal movements and tiltings.

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