Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

Charles Greville and the Spirit Medium.

When • tha lat« Charles Greville was very dd he went to see a spiritualistic medium who was attracting fashionable London. The medium looked ;it tho grey, worn old man, and thought himself safe. With much emotion ho cried, "There is an aged lady behind your chair." Greville remarked sweetly. " How interesting." "She is very like you." "Who can it be?" murmured Greville. "She lifts her hands to bless you. Her hands are now resting over your head," shouted the medium, and the pallid, emotionless man said, with a slight tremor m his voice, "Pray tell me who this mysterious visitant may be.' "It is your mother," "Oh," said Greville, "I am delighted to hear that." •' Dear soul !" muttered the imperfcurable one, " She tells me you will join her soon, and be happy with her." Then Greville said gravely, m dulcet tones, " That is extremely likely, for I am going to take tea with her at 5 o'clock." He had led on the poor medium m his usual fashion, and he never hinted at the fact that his mother was nearly a century old.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AG18900915.2.7

Bibliographic details

Charles Greville and the Spirit Medium., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

Word Count
189

Charles Greville and the Spirit Medium. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2518, 15 September 1890

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working