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" mind upon the eye, or by the eye upon the mind, by which " things distant and future are perceived and seen as if they  "
A journey to the western islands of Scotland [by S. Johnson]. - Seite 186
von Samuel Johnson - 1800
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 Seiten
...opinion,' he writes, ' received for centuries by a whole nation, and supposed to be confirmed through its whole descent by a series of successive facts,...truth should be established or the fallacy detected.' He found that 'the islanders of all degrees, whether of rank or understanding, universally admitted...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 Seiten
...opinion,' he writes, ' received for centuries by a whole nation, and supposed to be confirmed through its whole descent by a series of successive facts,...truth should be established or the fallacy detected.' He found that 'the islanders of all degrees, whether of rank or understanding, universally admitted...
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Within sound of the sea, by the author of 'Vera'.

Charlotte Louisa H. Dempster - 1879
...marrying nor giving in marriage, but where all are as the angels. CHAPTER II. THE COUSINS. VOL. II. E ' The second sight is an impression made, either by...future are perceived, and seen as if they were present This receptive faculty, for power it cannot be called, is neither voluntary nor constant. The appearances...
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The Poetical Works of Campbell and Falconer: With a Memoir of Each, Bände 1-2

Thomas Campbell - 1880
..."seems to be meant a mode uf seeing .fupcraddcd to that which Nature generally bestows; and consists of an impression made either by the mind upon the eye...eye upon the mind, by which things distant or future lire perceived and seen, as if they were present. This deceptive faculty is called Train-lie in the...
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The Western Antiquary, Band 1

1882
...given by Mr J. Brand in his " Observations on Popular Antiquities." He says : — " The secondjeight is an impression made either by the mind upon the eye, or by the eye upon the miad, by which things distant or future are perceived, and seen as if they were present. A man on a...
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Poetical Works, Band 4

Walter Scott - 1884
...superstitious rites, both in the north of Scotland and in Wales. 437. The seer's prophetic spirit found. eye, or by the eye upon the mind, by which things distant and future are perceived and seen as if they were present" To which I would only add, that the spectral...
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Tales of Terror and Wonder

Matthew Gregory Lewis - 1887 - 283 Seiten
...whistling shafts successful flew, And still, when dewy evening fell, The quarry to their hut they drew. by the mind upon the eye, or by the eye upon the mind, by which things distant and future are perceived and seen as if they were present." To which I would only add, that the spectral...
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Poetical Works: With a Biographical & Critical Memoir

Sir Walter Scott - 1890 - 102 Seiten
...only describe the second sight, by adopting Dr. Johnson's définition, who calls it "An impression, either by the mind upon the eye, or by the eye upon the mind, by which things distant and future are perceived and seen as if they were present." To which I would only add, that the spectral...
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The Folk-lore of the Isle of Man: Being an Account of Its Myths, Legends ...

Arthur William Moore - 1891 - 192 Seiten
...Dr. Johnson, when on his tour in Scotland and the Western Isles, remarks upon it as follows :— " Second sight is an impression made either by the mind...future are perceived and seen as if they were present. . . . Things distant are seen at the instant when they happen. This receptive faculty, for power it...
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Loyal Lochaber and Its Associations Historical, Genealogical, and Traditionary

William Drummond Norie - 1898 - 487 Seiten
..."seems to mean a mode of seeing, superadded to that which nature generally bestows," and consists of "an impression made either by the mind upon the eye,...are perceived, and seen as if they were present." The wish of the old chieftain's heart was now fulfilled ; his loved sovereign had come to claim his...
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