Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 7–10.

Presentiments of Death



Extract, Miscellaneous

Publications extracted:

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine


Prognostication, Superstition, Natural Law

    Observes that to say that presentiments 'are produced by a latent taint of superstition, is to elude the question', and that such experiences have been 'confessed by men of the sternest intellect' (7). Argues that many 'visible presentiments rest upon authority so good as to be not a little troublesome to those who would explain them all implicitly on natural principles' (8). Documents numerous examples of presentiments of death.

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