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A. J. Davis afterwards agency agent alarmed answer appeared ascer Aurora Borealis believe Bible body called candles cause character chiromancy Christ clairvoyant commenced credulity cure daily sacrifice Davis death declared delusion devil disease divine door dreams earth effect electricity evil eye fact fairies father Folger fortune tellers friends ghosts girl Gypsy hand heard heaven human hundred ignorant imagination influence John of Leyden knocking lady light living magnetized manifestations manner Matthias medium ment mesmeric Millerites mind miracles Mormon mysterious natural never night noises observed passed persons phenomena physician popular superstitions present pretended produced prophet Puritan Recorder rapping received Satan says Scriptures seemed seen sick signs sometimes soon sounds spirit world strange Sunderland supernatural superstition supposed tell things tion told touch tricity truth whole William Miller published witchcraft witches wonderful write
Page 107 - And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people : and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time : and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
Page 219 - Heav'n from all creatures hides the book of fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state: From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play? Pleas'd to the last, he crops the flow'ry food, And licks the hand just rais'd to shed his blood.
Page 108 - And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.
Page 95 - But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; how that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts.
Page 95 - But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
Page 95 - For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error. While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption : for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.
Page 53 - ... than three tears, and that only out of the left eye. This want of tears was, by the witch-finders, and, even by some judges, considered as a very substantial proof of guilt.
Page 162 - One of their honours this night spoke, and in the name of God asked what it was and why it disturbed them so. No answer was given to this, but the noise ceased for a while, when the spirit came again, and as they all agreed brought with it seven devils worse than itself. One of the servants now lighted a large candle, and set it in the doorway between the two chambers, to see what passed, and as he watched it he plainly saw a hoof striking the candle and candlestick into the middle of the room, and...