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INDEX

Dreaming sleep distinguished from revery, 120.

Dreaming that one is dreaming, 131.

Dreams, superstition about, 45; the food of superstition, 57; their cause, investigation, and influence, 107-111, 115-150; analogies of, 115-122; phenomena of, 121-150; of the aged, 127, 128; compared with reveries, 129; vividness of, 129; premonitions of future events in, 136 et seq.; recurrence of, 137-139, 141, 144-146, 150; correspondences of, 140, 141; coinciding, 145; responsibility for, 148; rational use of, 148-150; how affected by the devil, 149; as evidences of acceptance with God, 149; habit of narrating, 150; as precursors of nervous prostration, 150; relation to presentiments, 152; persistence of, 173.

Dream state, passage from, to the waking state, 121.

Dropsy, cures of, 21, 38, 276; planetary influence on, 73.

Drugs, effects of, 117-119; Christian Science view of, 264-267, 276.

Dryden, Charles, horoscope of, 67.

Dryden, John, believer in astrology, 67; on foreboding, 152.

Duff unable to work miracles, 47.

Dying, visions of the, 181-184.

Dyspepsia, simulations of other diseases by, 7; I am treated by Dr. Bryant for, 33.

Dyspeptic, prayer for a, 258, 259.


Ear, healing of the cut-off, by Christ, 40.

Earthquake a "judgment," 60.

Eurthquakes, foretold by astrology, 70; Zadkiel's predictions of, 78, 83.

Ecclesiasticus on medicine and physicians, 290, 291.

Eclipses, predictions of, 103.

Eddy, Mrs. M. B. G., discoverer of the science of metaphysical healing, 239 et seq.; value of her books, 252; cure of heart-disease by, 260, 282; on mesmerism, 261; on spiritualism, 261; on clairvoyance, 261; on faith cure, 261; on food, 263; on drugs, 264; on poisons, 266; on physical wounds, 269; on insanity, 270; on perpetuation of youth, 272, 273, 275; belief in immortality of, 275; experiments with homeopathy, 275, 276; failures of, 282, 283.

Egypt, astrology in, 66; witchcraft in, 207, 208, 220; influenced by Gemini. 72.

Electricity, 117; relation to phenomena of witchcraft, 232; an element of mortal mind, 244.

Electro-biology, 27, 135.

Elijah, test of Divine power, 45.

Ellis on apparitions, 188, 189.

Emerson, R. W., alleged originator of mind-healing, 245.

Emotional cure, 25.

Emotional excitement, 51, 61.

Empyrean, the Order of the, 250.

Enchantment, 32, 198, 201.

Endor, the Witch of, 221-223.

England, Faith Homes in, 59; influenced by Gemini, 72; civil war in, 75; cotton famine in, 75; influenced by Aries, 75; witchcraft in, 203, 204, 206, 212, 237.

Englewood, N. J., supposed miracle at, 23, 24.

English, belief in witchcraft among, 198, 199, 201-203.

Epilepsy, visions attending, 169.

Epileptics cured by Christ, 39.

Esau, planetary influence over, 85; dissimilarity from Jacob, 85, 86.

Ether, effects of, 118.

Europe, troublous times in, 81; divination in, 88.

Eutychus restored to life by St. Paul, 41.

Evans, Dr. W. F., on mind-healing, 249; differs from Mrs. Eddy and Miss Taylor, 257.

Evidence, probable and conclusive, 10, 11; heating of minds of witnesses, 12; dangers of admitting without allowance, 13, 14; conditions on which its value depends, 14; Lord Gardenstone's researches, 18, 19; importance of accurate, 29, note; as to Christ's miracles, 61-63; the examination of, 78 et seq.; rules of, 227. See also Testimony.

Evil eye, the, 201.

Exercise, how regarded by Christian Scientists, 252.

Expectancy, 28, 42.

Expectations of life, 105.

External diseases, testimony to cure of, 8.

Extreme unction, 43, note; cures by refusal of, 286.

Eye cannot be restored by faith, 38.


Failures, unrecorded, 59.

Faith, efficacy of, 2, 34; stimulation of, 5; cures by, 6; limits scrutiny of testimony, 15; disappointments to, 16; cases of mistaken, 17; not essential in healing-works of Christ and apostles, 41, 42; the tests of, 42; maintained by coincidences, 89; as means to cure, 278; a potent cause in awakening, 281.

Faith vs. medical skill, 17.

Faith-cure, a pitiable superstition, 45; Mrs. Eddy on, 261; distinguished from Christian Science, 262, 263.