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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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The complete poetical works of Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott - 1900 - 582 Seiten
...only describe the second sight, by adopting Dr. Johnson's definition, 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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Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our ...

John Brand - 1900 - 807 Seiten
...every other account of it. Second sight, he writes, is " an impression made either by the mind upon le eye, or by the eye upon the mind, by which things distant or future are •rceived and seen as if they were present A man on a journey, far from ;>me, falls from his horse...
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Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Band 4

Thomas Finlayson Henderson - 1902
...only describe the second-sight, by adopting Dr. Johnson's definition, 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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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a ..., Band 2

John Brand, Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - 1905
...sight. Of an opinion received for centuries by a whole nation, and supposed to be confirmed through its whole descent by a series of successive facts,...which things distant or future are perceived, and seem as if they were present. A man on a journey, far from home, falls from his horse ; another, who...
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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a ..., Band 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - 1905
...facts, it is desirable that the truth should be established, or the fallacy detected. The second eight is an impression made either by the mind upon the...which things distant or future are perceived, and seem as if they were present. A man on a journey, far from home, falls from his horse ; another, who...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland in 1773

Samuel Johnson - 1906 - 239 Seiten
...sight. Of an opinion 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. " Second sight " is an impression made either by the mind upon the eye, or by the eye upon the mind,...
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Poetical works

Sir Walter Scott - 1908 - 970 Seiten
...can only describe the second sight by adopting Dr. Johnson's definition, who calk it ' An impression, e, and swore that he would continue his vassals 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 South Atlantic Quarterly, Band 21

John Spencer Bassett, Edwin Mims, William Henry Glasson, William Preston Few, William Kenneth Boyd, William Hane Wannamaker - 1922
...opinion," he remarks, "received for centuries by a whole nation, and supposed to be confirmed through its whole descent by a series of successive facts,...that the truth should be established, or the fallacy detected."12 But in spite of his diligent inquiry he was unable to arrive at a satisfactory conclusion...
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Works, Band 23

Walter Scott - 1923
...can only describe the second sight by adopting Dr. Johnson's definition, 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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Scottish Notes and Queries, Bände 4-6

1891
...SECOND SIGHT.— "The Second Sight is an impression," says Dr Johnson, in his Journey to the Hebrides, " made either by the mind upon the eye or by the eye...are perceived and seen 'as if they were present." Here is an example which I came across a day or two ago. At present there is a man in Moidart, Inverness-shire,...
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