Among these phenomena are: trance and unconsciousness, sickness, death, clairvoyance, dreams, apparitions of the dead, wraiths, hallucinations, echoes, shadows and reflections.
I still won't buy these apparitions are trips to the past.
such words and apparitions mean, and what indications they afford to this man or that, of past, present or future good and evil.
Isolated fireballs and star showers had been occasionally observed, but instead of being attentively watched they had been neglected, for their apparitions had filled mankind with dread, and superstition attributed to them certain malevolent influences.
But its brightness was far from comparing with the glorious accounts of its former apparitions.
It was the brilliant exhibition in November 1833 that, in modern times particularly, attracted earnest students to investigate the subject of meteors generally, and to make systematic observations of their apparitions on ordinary nights of the year.
Associated with Pan is a number of Panisci, male and female forest imps, his wives and children, who send evil dreams and apparitions to terrify mankind.
The usual bands were, however, temporarily effaced in the two brilliant apparitions of 1882 by vivid rays of sodium and iron, emitted during the excitement of perihelion-passage.
2 See the articles on Psychical Research; Magic; Conjuring; Automatism; Divination; Crystal Gazing; Hypnotism; Apparitions; Hallucinations; Hauntings, &C.
After death the man survives as a spirit, sometimes taking an animal form, sometimes invisible, sometimes to be observed " in his habit as he lived " (see Apparitions).
A local breeder of the Glasgow Dingo who wished to remain anonymous witnessed the apparitions on New Year's Eve.
Converted to an inn nearly 50 years ago, guests have been reporting ghostly apparitions for the past 15 years.
H.P.B., herself a clairvoyant, describes the apparitions as shells, as mere portraits.
These included apparitions, cold spots and sense of presence experiences in a ground floor corridor area.
Evidently, therefore, the narrator believed in the possibility of such apparitions in times of special stress.
The grave yard scene showed skeletons jumping out of the graves and all kinds of other frightening apparitions.
There are also crisis apparitions that link to a person.
II.; Apparitions, 1-3; Berceuse; Valse impromptu; Mazurka brillant; 3 Caprices Valses; Galop chromatique; Mephisto-Walzer, I.,II.,III.
The Apparitions of Latchley Hall: a Story for Hallow'een, unpublished, typescript with MS corrections.
Some cultures believe that the canine apparitions were people in life, who were so horrible that they have been condemned to roam the earth as the ghostly hounds in death.
Out of body experiences (OBEs) can potentially create apparitions that result in live ghost sightings.
If the process of astral projection transmits a form of energy of our consciousness, researchers believe that this energy could potentially create apparitions that people at those remote locations sometimes witness.
In fact, this phenomenon also begs the question of how many reported ghost sightings might actually be apparitions of people who aren't even dead yet?
At a location filled with death and the extremes of human emotion, it is no wonder the Merger has up to 32 reported apparitions within its walls.
The history the hotel provides a few clues to the identities of some of the apparitions.
The Director of Public Relations, Ernesto Malacara, reports that the following apparitions are a few of dozens that guests and staff have seen.
Video footage of paranormal activity ranges from apparitions to objects moved by unseen forces.
Full body apparitions: The rarest of all images caught on video, videos of full body apparitions show a form that's unmistakably human.
Movies and television programs depict apparitions that look and act much as we do in real life.
They also portray some apparitions as monsters or the classic white misty figures.
Ghost Hunters provides the most compelling video footage of apparitions.
There have been reports of voices heard in the house, as well as apparitions of ghostly men with axes.
Some examples of paranormal activity include apparitions, voices captured on electromagnetic voice phenomena (EVP) equipment, objects moving, sounds, temperature fluctuations and personal experiences.
Visitors to each cemetery report groans, sighs and banging sounds from within the aboveground crypts, while those nearing Marie Laveau's tomb snap photos of orbs, apparitions, and strange mists rising from her grave.
Other haunted cemeteries in Rhode Island, Illinois, Ohio and Maryland include everything from weeping apparitions to ghostly gifts of flowers left on graves.
Nicholson Hill Road Mansion: This house is apparently haunted by a previous owner and is the site of many apparitions and strange noises.
Reported hauntings at this airfield include phantom Lancaster bombers taking off into the night sky, apparitions of crew walking the runway, Morse code coming from the control tower and an apparition of an officer.
The following examples represent some of the best videos on the Internet that offer proof that ghosts and apparitions are real.
Even a complete beginner in Photoshop can create orbs, shadow people, full body apparitions and everything in between.
However, numerous people have reported seeing full body apparitions even though paranormal investigators have found it exceedingly difficult to capture clear evidence on film.
Ghosts and apparitions are the first kinds of paranormal happenings people think of when they hear about the paranormal, and with good reason.
Not only are people able to communicate faster and easier, but sharing information on ghostly encounters and spirit apparitions has also created a new kind of ghost hunting.
These range from apparitions along the side of the road to phantom hitchhikers who disappear.
From southern California to the state's northern border, the Golden State is home to many wandering spirits, famous apparitions and true spine-tingling tales of horror.
Ghostly apparitions of Thomas Whaley, his wife and their daughter are reportedly seen in the master bedroom as well as the Music Room, and many visitors claim to feel a choking sensation whenever near the stairway.
Footsteps are commonly heard, and many apparitions of a dark man have also been reported.
Visitors to the inn and restaurant often report the same phenomena, as well as a piano that plays by itself and ghostly apparitions.
LA: Learn about psychic experiences/abilities (ESP and psychokinesis), since that is how apparitions can be perceived (and even how they might affect the world around them).
To the census question about 17,000 answers were received, and after making all deductions it appeared that death coincidences numbered about 30 in 1300 cases of recognized apparitions; or about i in 43, whereas if chance alone operated the coincidences would have been in the proportion of I to 19,000.
As a result of the inquiry the committee held it to be proved that "between deaths and apparitions of the dying person a connexion exists which is not due to chance alone."
Podmore, Apparitions and Thought Transference.
Fantastic apparitions of angelic and supernatural beings, gorgeously arrayed and mostly upon horseback, are frequently introduced.
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