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n a great stew about it. He says: I took and tell'd your Uncle Izic to tell them 'ere Curtises that if the Devil did n't git 'em far flowing my medder arter that sort, I did n't see no use oa havina any Devil.
Have you talked with the Curtises yourself?
Yes, hang the sarcy dogs!
and they took and tell'd me that they'd take and flow clean up to my front door, and make me go out and in in a boat.
Why don't you go to law?
Oh, they keep alterina and er tinkerina — up the laws so here in Massachusetts that a body can't git no damage fur flowing; they think cold water can't hurt nobody.
Mother and Aunt Nabby each keep separate establishments.
First Aunt Nabby gets up in the morning and examines the sink, to see whether it leaks and rots the beam.
She then makes a little fire, gets her little teapot of bright shining tin, and puts into it a teaspoonful of black tea, and so prepares her breakfast.
By this time mother comes creeping down-stairs, like an old tabby-cat out of the as
etation of vision-seeing as subjective than the professor would approve.
It seems difficult to limitat least to limit with any precision — the possibility of confounding sense by impressions derived from inward conditions with those which are directly dependent on external stimulus.
In fact, the division between within and without in this sense seems to become every year a more subtle and bewildering problem.
In 1834, while Mr. Stowe was a professor in Lane Theological Seminary at Cincinnati, Ohio, he wrote out a history of his youthful adventures in the spirit-world, from which the following extracts are taken :--
I have often thought I would communicate to some scientific physician a particular account of a most singular delusion under which I lived from my earliest infancy till the fifteenth or sixteenth year of my age, and the effects of which remain very distinctly now that I am past thirty.
The facts are of such a nature as to be indelibly impressed upon my mind