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INDEX

A

  • Agency in telepathy, discussion of, 141–148
  • Aksakof, Professor, case procured by, 292
  • Alchemy, 7
  • Alexander, Professor, eases procured by, 225, 341
  • "Angus," Miss, case contributed by, 63
  • Animal, apparent telepathy from, 56
  • —— apparition of, 143
  • Apparitions. See Hallucinations.
  • Appreciation of time in hypnotism. 334
  • Automatic writing, 72, 283, 299–305, 343, 357–359
  • Automatism, 283–290

B

  • B., Mr. H., case contributed by, 84
  • B., Madame, Prof. Janet's subject, 44
  • Baggally, Mr. W. W., 65
  • Bagot, Mrs, case contributed by, 143
  • Banshee, 348
  • Barcellos, Dr., case recorded by, 341
  • Barrett, Professor W. F., 7–9
  • Bealing's Bells, 150
  • "Beauchamp," Miss, 280, 285
  • Benecke, Mrs, case contributed by, 246
  • Blavatsky, Madame, 6, 173
  • Bonrne, Ansel, case of, 280
  • Braid, James, 6
  • Bramwell, Dr. Milne, 6
  • Brierley. Mr. J. A., case contributed by. 93
  • Broussiloff, Madame, case contributed by, 128
  • Bruce, Archdeacon, case contributed by, 72
  • Buckley, Major, his experiments in clairvoyance, 337, 339–340
  • Busk, Miss, case contributed by, 343

C

  • C., Mr., case contributed by, 288
  • C., Miss C. P. M., case contributed by, 58
  • Cahagnet, Alphonse, and his clairvoyant subjects, 306
  • Calculating boys, 334
  • Campbell, Miss, and Miss Despard, their experiments in thought transference, 37–39, 49
  • Carbery, Lady, case contributed by, 56
  • Carnot, President, dream of his assassination, 80
  • Castle, Mrs., case contributed by,
  • Census of hallucinations, 102–109, 231–234
  • Cerebration, unconscious, 279
  • Chance coincidence between phantasm and death, 105–109
  • Children as agents in spontaneous telepathy, 143
  • Cideville trial for witchcraft, 151–16:
  • Clairvoyance, 5, 61–62, 111, 331, 335–344
  • Clark, Miss C., case contributed by, 125
  • Clarke. Mr. T., his sitting with Mrs. Piper, 311
  • Clarkson, Miss, case contributed by, 88
  • Clothes of apparitions, 111
  • Cock Lane Ghost, 150
  • Coghill, Colonel, case contributed by, 360
  • Collective hallucinations, 230–244
  • Community of sensation. 9, 44, 71
  • Confessions of trickery in Poltergeist cases, 162
  • Conley, Miss, case contributed by, 227
  • Consciousness, composite nature of, 277
  • ——dissociation of, in hallucination, 138–140
  • ——in hypnotism, 279–81
  • ——in pathological cases, 280–28 5
  • Conscription, dreams of number drawn in, 347–348
  • Contemporary notes. See Notes, contemporary.
  • Continuous observation, importance of, in spiritualistic experiments, 193–195
  • Crookes, Sir William, 11,12, 171, 172 n.

D

  • D., Mrs. case contributed by, 59
  • "Danvers," Miss, case contributed by, 118
  • Davey, Mr. S. J., his slate-writing, 182, 186–195
  • Death, hallucinations coinciding with, calculation of chances, 105–109
  • ——predictions of, 352
  • Death-watch, 349–350
  • Derby, the, dreams of winner, 346
  • Despard, Miss, and Miss Campbell, their experiments in thought transference, 37–39, 49
  • Diary, notes in. See Notes, contemporary.
  • Didier, Alexis, his clairvoynce, 337–339
  • Disinterested fraud, 174–175
  • Dissociation of consciousness. See Consciousness.
  • Distance as affecting telepathy, 12, 21–23, 110
  • Divining-rod, 7
  • Dixon, Mr. E. T., 168
  • Documentary evidence, rarity of, in spontaneous telepathic cases 49, 86, 88. See Notes, contemporary.
  • Dog, apparition of, 143
  • Dolbear, Professor, case contributed by, 223
  • Dove, Mr., case contributed by, 137
  • Dreams, general characteristics, 76–80, 346
  • ——contrasted with hallucinations, 139
  • ——prophetic, 92 n. 344–365
  • ——symbolic, 95, 349
  • Drowned bodies found through dreams, 229

E

  • E. Mrs., case contributed by, 115
  • Ectenic force, 199, 204
  • Eglinton, William, spirit medium. 175–77. 182
  • Elliotson, Dr., 9
  • Esdaile, James, 6
  • Eusapia Paladino, spirit medium, 195–203
  • Experimental Psychology, Congress of, 102
  • Experiments in thought transference, 16–46, 112–119
  • ——at distance, 21–23, 32–46,112–119
  • ——difficulty of determining scale, 30
  • ——evidential importance of, 47–50
  • ——gradual development of percept in, 25–26
  • ——with sensations of smell and taste, 32
  • ——in inducing insensibility to pain, 45–46
  • ——sleep at distance, 44

F

  • Flammarion, Professor, 74, 103 n.
  • "Fleetwood," Mrs... case contributed by, 118
  • Flournoy, Professor, 281
  • Fludd. Robert, 7
  • "Forbes," Mrs., her automatic writing, 303–304
  • "Forcing" choice in spiritualistic experiments, 192
  • Forgetfulness of non-coincident hallucinations, 106–109
  • Fox family, first mediums, 150
  • Fraud, disinterested, 174–175
  • Fryer, Rev. A. T., case recorded by, 351

G

  • Garrison, Mr. T. B., case contributed by, 54
  • Gasparin, Count de, 204
  • Ghost, popular conception of, not borne out by the facts, 222, 272–274
  • Gilbert, Dr., experiments in sleep at distance, 44
  • Glanvil, Joseph, 149
  • Glardon, Rev. A., his experiments in telepathy, 33–37
  • ——case recorded by, 352
  • Gleason, Dr. Adele, case contributed by, 80
  • Godfrey, Mr. Clarence, case contributed by, 112
  • Grant. Mr. Cameron, case contributed by, 218
  • Gravitation, hypothesis of, compared with telepathy, 14
  • Green, Mrs.. case contributed by, 110
  • Grottendieck, Mr., case recorded by, 164
  • Gurney, Edmund, 6, 45, 100 n., 102, 123, 128, 216, 219, 252–253, 275, 279–280, 340

H

  • Hallucinations, general discussion, 99–111
  • ——as explanation of ghosts, 100
  • ——associated with Poltergeist cases, 167–169
  • ——census of, by S. P. R. See Census.
  • ——collective, 130–145
  • ——dissociation of consciousness in, 138–140
  • ——dreamlike nature of, 130–138, 248
  • ——forgetfulness of, 106–109
  • ——grotesque. 137
  • ——of the sane contrasted with hallucinations of disease 105 n.
  • ——popular misconception of, 100
  • ——post-hypnotic, 101–102, 139
  • ——telepathic, experimentally produced, 112–119
  • Haly, Mrs., case contributed by, 216
  • Hand-holding at Spiritualist'séances, 196–198
  • Hansen and Lehmann. their criticism of telepathy, 21 n.
  • Harden, Judge, case procured by, 190
  • Haunted houses, 5, 245–274
  • Hervey, Miss. case contributed by. 135
  • Hilprecht, Professor, dream recorded by. 225
  • Hobday, Mr., case contributed by, 132
  • Hodgson, Richard, 6, 8:, 164, 177, 182–183, 187, 189, 193–195, 197, 198, 207, 227, 301–302, 308–310, 320, 337
  • Holborn, Rev. A., case procured by, 234
  • Home, D. D., 173
  • Hulin, Professor, case recorded by, 347
  • Husbands. Mr. John, case contributed by, 251
  • Hyperæsthesia in hypnotism, 10, 106
  • Hypnotism. 5–6, 10, 106
  • ——work by S. P. R. in, 275–276
  • ——clairvoyance in, 335–340
  • Hyslop, Professor, and Mrs. Piper, 326
  • Hysteria and dissociation of consciousness, 281

I

  • Illness. prediction of, 351–352
  • Impersonation in trance, 284–286
  • Insensibility to pain produced by telepathy, 45–46

J

  • Janet, Professor Pierre, 44, 281
  • Johnson, Miss Alice, experiments by, 16–27, 45

K

  • Kearne, Mr., case contributed by, 132, 138
  • King, Mr. G., case contributed by, 217
  • Kitching, Miss, case contributed by, 216
  • Knight. Mrs, case contributed by, 95
  • Krekel, Mrs, case contributed by,

L

  • Lane, Mr. F., case contributed by, 354
  • Lang, Mr. Andrew, 55, 62, 92, 149, 151, 159
  • Lankester, Professor Ray, 173
  • Latency of telepathic impressions, 148
  • Latent memory, 223, 229, 342–343
  • Lehmann and Hansen, their criticism of telepathy, 21 n.
  • Liébeault, 6
  • Lodge, Sir Oliver, 196–198
  • ——his sittings with Mrs. Piper, 317–319
  • Lombroso, Professor, 196

M

  • Mann, Mrs., case contributed by, 91
  • Manville, Mr. E., 190
  • "Materialisation of spirits," 173
  • Maughan, Miss, case contributed by, 125
  • Maxwell, the alchemist, 8
  • Maxwell, Dr., 202
  • McAlpine, Mrs., cases contributed by. 143, 353
  • Memory, errors of, in spiritualist observations. 194
  • Mesmerism, 5, 8, 9, 32, 44, 61–62
  • Michell, Mrs., case contributed by, 130
  • Miles, Miss, and Miss Ramsden, experiments in thought transference by, 39–44
  • Mirville, Marquis de, his testimony at the Cideville trial, 154–155
  • Moir, William, case contributed by, 254
  • Montague-Crackanthorpe, Mrs. case contributed by, 256
  • Morselli, Professor, 199, 202
  • "Morton," Miss, records of a haunted house, 266
  • Moses, Stainton, 173, 306, 327–328
  • Myers, Frederic, 6, 7, 52, 196–198, 204, 207, 220, 275
  • ——his theory of subliminal consciousness, 332–334

N

  • Nery, Donna, case contributed by, 226
  • Newbold, Professor R., recorded by, 362
  • Notes. contemporary, in cases of spontaneous thought transference, presentiments, etc.. 52, 56, 59, 67, 80, 84, 87, 91, 92, 112, 125, 135, 143, 218, 288, 292, 350, 360

O

  • Observation, continuous, in spiritualist experiments, 193–195
  • O'Donnell, Mrs., case contributed by, 249

P

  • Pain, telepathic impression of, 69
  • Paladino, Eusapia, spirit medium, 195, 202–203
  • Paracelsus. 7, 8
  • Parish, Edmund, on hallucinations, 139, 169 n.
  • Peebles, Mr. 8., case contributed by, 213
  • "Pelham, George" and Mr. Piper, 320–326
  • Phantasms of the living,
  • "Phinuit, Dr.," and Mrs. Piper, 307–309, 319
  • Physical effluence, apparent evidence of, 45
  • Piddington, Mr. J. G., 59, 105 n.
  • Piper, Mrs., 208, 294, 306–330
  • ——her early "controls," 307–308
  • ———characteristics of her communications, 309–310
  • ——illustrative cases, 311–326
  • Podmore, Mr. A., 188
  • Policy, Mr. John, case contributed by, 65
  • Prayer incited by telepathy, 74
  • Precognition, 331–332, 344–365
  • Prediction of death, 352
  • ——of illness, 351–352
  • Prince, Dr. Morton, 280
  • Private mediumship, 174–175
  • Professor ——, case contributed by, 52
  • Pseudo-presentiment, Professor Royce's hypothesis of, 145

R

  • R., Miss, case contributed by, 141
  • Ramsden, Miss, and Miss Miles, experiments in thought transference by, 39–44
  • Raps, "spirit," 150–15:
  • Raseco, Mr., experiments in thought transference by, 32
  • Reciprocal action in telepathy, 119–123
  • Reddell, Frances, case contributed by, 236
  • Reichenbach's researches, 5
  • Reverie, 286–287
  • Richet, Professor, 196–198
  • ——his experiments in telepathy. 44
  • Robbery, dreams of, 92, 343
  • Robinson, Mr. E., case contributed by, 7:
  • Röntgen rays, 11
  • Rose, Mr. F. W., case contributed by, 115
  • Royce, Professor, on pseudo-presentiments, 145
  • "Russell," Miss, case contributed by, 241
  • Russell, Mr., apparition of, 215

S

  • S., Mr. H. W., his report on Davey's slate-writing, 183
  • Schiller, Mr. F. C. S., 208
  • Scott, Miss, case contributed by,260
  • Sidgwick, Mrs., 45, 91, 145
  • ——experiments by, 16–27
  • ——on the Piper case, 329
  • Sidgwick, Professor H., 204, 206
  • ——experiments by, 16–27
  • ——and the census of hallucinations, 102
  • ——his reply to Hansen and Lehmann, 21 n.
  • ——on private mediums, 173
  • Sims, Mr. G. R., case contributed by, 90
  • Singh, Prince Victor Duleep, case contributed by, 106, 127, 138
  • Skeletons in connection with psychical disturbances, 254–259
  • Slade, "Dr.," American medium, 173–176
  • Slate-writing by "spirits." 175–195
  • Sleep, telepathic production of, at distance, 44
  • Smell, transference of, experimental, 32
  • ——spontaneous, 69
  • Smith, Mr. G. A.. experiments by, 16–27
  • ——report on slate-writing by, 178
  • Society for Psychical Research,1, 4, 102–109, 231–234, 306.
  • "Spirit" communication, 207–211. See also Piper, Mrs.
  • Spiritualism, 5, 65, 150, 172
  • Spontaneous telepathy, evidential defects, 47–50
  • Stramm, Mdlle., case contributed by, 292
  • Substitution in slate-writing, 178–191
  • Symbolic dreams, 95, 349

T

  • Tandy, Rev. G. M., case contributed by, 217
  • Tedworth, the Drummer of, 149–150. 159
  • Telepathy, difficulties of a physical explanation, 10–14
  • Templeton, Mr. J. M., report on slate-writing by, 178
  • Terriss, W., dream of his murder, 92 n., 354
  • Theosophy, 6, 173
  • Thorel, plaintif in Cideville trial, 151–161
  • Thury, Professor, 204
  • Tinel, M., defendant in Cideville trial, 151–161
  • Townshend, Rev. C. H., and clairvoyance, 335
  • Transition between experimental, and spontaneous telepathy, 110, 112–119
  • Trickery, confession, in Poltergeist cases, 162
  • ——in spiritualism. 172
  • Tuckey, Dr. Lloyd, 6
  • Tweedale, Rev. C. L..case contributed by, 146

U

  • U., Frau, case contributed by, 67
  • Unconscious cerebration, 279

V

  • Venner, Mr., 190–192
  • Verrall, Mrs., experiments in thought transference by. 27–31
  • ——her automatic writing, 299–305, 357–359
  • ——cases contributed by, 350, 357
  • Vidigal, Dr., case contributed by, 297

W

  • Wallace, Dr. A. R., 186
  • Ward, Captain, case contributed by, 120
  • Water, glass of, used for crystal vision, 64
  • Wedgwood, Mr. Hensleigh, on slate-writing, 176 n.
  • Wesley, John, and the ghost at Epworth, 149
  • Whispering, subconscious, as explanation of thought transference, 20, 21 n., 32
  • Whiting, Miss Lilian, case contributed by, 224
  • Wilkie, Mr. J. E., case contributed by, 294
  • Wilson. Mrs. H. J., case procured by, 236
  • Wiltse. Dr. A. S., experiments by, 32–33
  • Witchcraft in connection with Poltergeist disturbances, 152, 159–160
 

Y

  • Young, Mr. J. F., case contributed by, 56