Cock Lane and Common-Sense

Lang, Andrew

Published by Longmans, Green and Co., 1894
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4to - over 9. Book. Copy # 42 of 60 of large paper limited edition. 357 pp. Pages are clean and binding tight. Shelfwear, with lower spine tip shaved to plain set by pages (loss of 1/8 inch). Dampstain on front and rear boards and lower spine, about 1 inch at greatest height. Some other faint soilage spread evenly over boards. Some separation of lower boards along spine edge. Chips and wear along spine edge. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Cock Lane and Common-Sense
Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.
Publication Date: 1894
Binding: Cloth Bound
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Limited Edition.

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Book Description Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Cock Lane and Common-Sense By Andrew Lang n disturbed, he asks Onkhari what he has done to deserve such treatment: 'What wrong have I been guilty of that I should be in this state of trouble? what have I done that thou should'st help to assail me? no crime has been wrought against thee. From the hour of my marriage till this day, what have I wrought against thee that I need conceal?' He vows that, when they meet at the tribunal of Osiris, he will have right on his side. This letter to the dead is deposited in the tomb of the dead, and we may trust that the scribe was no longer annoyed by a Khou, which being instructed, should have known better. To take another ancient instance, in his Philopseudes Lucian introduces a kind of club of superstitious men, telling ghost stories. One of them assures his friend that the spectre of his late wife has visited and vexed him, because he had accidentally neglected to burn one of a pair of gilt shoes, to which she was attached. She indicated the place where the shoe was lying hidden, and she was paci We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781722156855

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Book Description Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Cock Lane and Common-Sense By Andrew Lang n disturbed, he asks Onkhari what he has done to deserve such treatment: 'What wrong have I been guilty of that I should be in this state of trouble? what have I done that thou should'st help to assail me? no crime has been wrought against thee. From the hour of my marriage till this day, what have I wrought against thee that I need conceal?' He vows that, when they meet at the tribunal of Osiris, he will have right on his side. This letter to the dead is deposited in the tomb of the dead, and we may trust that the scribe was no longer annoyed by a Khou, which being instructed, should have known better. To take another ancient instance, in his Philopseudes Lucian introduces a kind of club of superstitious men, telling ghost stories. One of them assures his friend that the spectre of his late wife has visited and vexed him, because he had accidentally neglected to burn one of a pair of gilt shoes, to which she was attached. She indicated the place where the shoe was lying hidden, and she was paci We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781722156855

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Savage spiritualism -- Ancient spiritualism -- Comparative psychical research -- Haunted houses -- Cock Lane and common-sense -- Apparitions, ghosts, and hallucinations -- Scrying or crystal-gazing -- The second sight -- Ghosts before the law -- A modern trial for witchcraft -- Presbyterian ghost hunters -- The logic of table-turning -- The ghost theory of the origin of religion. Seller Inventory # APC9781981136308

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Savage spiritualism -- Ancient spiritualism -- Comparative psychical research -- Haunted houses -- Cock Lane and common-sense -- Apparitions, ghosts, and hallucinations -- Scrying or crystal-gazing -- The second sight -- Ghosts before the law -- A modern trial for witchcraft -- Presbyterian ghost hunters -- The logic of table-turning -- The ghost theory of the origin of religion. Seller Inventory # APC9781981136308

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Large type / large print edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. Cock Lane and Common-Sense: large print By Andrew Lang Cock Lane and Common-Sense By Andrew Lang The very same remarks apply to 'Crystal-Gazing'. Folklore welcomes it in legend or in classical or savage divination. When it is asserted that a percentage of living and educated and honourable people are actually hallucinated by gazing into crystals, the President of the Folklore Society (Mr. Clodd) has attributed the fact to a deranged liver. {0d} This is a theory like another, and, like another, can be tested. But, if it holds water, then we have discovered the origin of the world-wide practice of crystal-gazing. It arises from an equally world-wide form of hepatic malady. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781725137493

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Book Description Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Large type / large print edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. Cock Lane and Common-Sense: large print By Andrew Lang Cock Lane and Common-Sense By Andrew Lang The very same remarks apply to 'Crystal-Gazing'. Folklore welcomes it in legend or in classical or savage divination. When it is asserted that a percentage of living and educated and honourable people are actually hallucinated by gazing into crystals, the President of the Folklore Society (Mr. Clodd) has attributed the fact to a deranged liver. {0d} This is a theory like another, and, like another, can be tested. But, if it holds water, then we have discovered the origin of the world-wide practice of crystal-gazing. It arises from an equally world-wide form of hepatic malady. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience. Seller Inventory # APC9781725137493

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