The haunted palace, or The horrors of Ventoliene, Volume 2

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Page 219 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up: It stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God?
Page 161 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 62 - Lord himself hath called me, who was graciously pleased to manifest himself to me his unworthy servant, in a personal appearance in the year 1743 ; to open in me a sight of the spiritual world, and to enable me to converse with spirits and angels ; and this privilege has been continued to me to this day.
Page 222 - I think a person who is thus terrified with the imagination of ghosts and spectres much more reasonable than one who, contrary to the reports of all historians, sacred and profane, ancient and modern, and to the traditions of all nations, thinks the appearance of spirits fabulous and groundless.
Page 63 - As to this world's wealth, I have what is sufficient . and more I neither seek nor wish for...
Page 63 - ... with spirits and angels, which has been continued to me to this day. From that time I began to print and publish various arcana, that have been either seen by me or revealed to me; as concerning heaven and hell; the state of men after death ; the true worship of God; the spiritual sense of the Word; and many other highly important matters tending to salvation and true wisdom...
Page 63 - Angels, and this privilege hath continued with me to this day. From that time I began to print and publish various unknown Arcana, that have been either seen by me, or revealed to me, concerning Heaven and Hell, the state of men after death, the true worship of God, the spiritual sense of the Scriptures, and many other important truths tending to salvation and true wisdom...
Page 56 - ... toil of serving, appealed to the Lord, and complained of her sister, that she did not help her in her labour. But the Lord answered Martha for Mary ; and He became her Advocate, who had been appealed to as Judge. " Martha," He saith, " thou art occupied about many things, when one thing is necessary. Mary hath chosen the better part, which shall not be taken from her.
Page 222 - Obscure they went through dreary shades, that led Along the waste dominions of the dead. Thus wander travellers in woods by night, By the moon's doubtful and malignant light, When Jove in dusky clouds involves the skies, And the faint crescent shoots by fits before their eyes.
Page 262 - Methought he made but a poor sermon, but long, and, reprehending the...

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