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Materialized Apparitions

If Not Beings from Another Life, What Are They

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,538 / 78 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.1
LoC Category: BD
Downloads: 2,279
Added to site: 2010.11.29
mnybks.net#: 29729
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Occult

Written at intervals from the pressure of business, and at times that should have been devoted to recreation, these pages make no claim to artistic arrangement or literary merit. If they enable any one to arrive at a clearer and better appreciation of the wonderful phenomena of which they treat, they will have accomplished all that was intended.

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ny one to enter the cabinet except through the door of the séance-room, in the presence of the whole audience. To be perfectly sure on this point, I sought and obtained permission to sit next the cabinet, which place I occupied for more than forty sittings. I know that it is impossible to use a confederate in this cabinet without its being instantly detected.

Having settled this so thoroughly that it could not come up as an element of doubt in any future investigations I might make, the next step seemed to be a plain one.

[Illustration: Diagram of Mrs. Fay's Séance-Room.]

CHAPTER II.

PERSONIFICATION BY THE MEDIUM, OR MATERIALIZED FORMS?

The forms that came from the cabinet were either personations by the medium, or they were what they purported to be--materializations.

I had, during this time, allowed nothing to pass unnoticed. From forty to sixty forms would often manifest at a séance, apparently of b

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