Tag Archives: Dreams

1891: The Young Woman in Dress and Appearance Corresponded with the Visitor of the Dream

When living in Glasgow we had a neighbour, the Rev. Donald McKinnon, who resided in a villa next to ours, with whom we were on very friendly terms. His wife had been dead some time, and the old gentleman kept … Continue reading

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1918: No Bigger than a Bumble-Bee

There are some curious old stories told in the Scotch Highlands about dreams. It was believed that when asleep the mind or soul of the sleeper leaves his body and goes far afield, and when he awakes he recalls his … Continue reading

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2014: Dream

Lou Beach: Chair Dream (c. 2014) (source)

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1865: John Wilkes Booth Shot Me!

In a letter published in the April 1910 issue of The Journal of Psychical Research, a woman named Ella Hughes recalled a childhood connection to John Wilkes Booth and a strange dream of her mother’s at the time of Lincoln’s … Continue reading

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1892: Its Leaves Began to Turn to Flame

From The Gateway (“A magazine devoted to literature, economics, and social service”) Vol. XIX, No. 2 (September 1912): Two friends, at a distance of some miles from each other, had the same bizarre dream. The first account comes to us … Continue reading

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1845: The Returned Clerk

THE RETURNED CLERK (1845) A person writing with authority said, “In 1845, I dreamt that on going to my office in the morning, I found seated at his usual desk a clerk, who had left me a twelve-month or more … Continue reading

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1883: The Armed Goddess

THE ARMED GODDESS I dreamed that I sat reading in my study, with books lying about all round me. Suddenly a voice, marvellously clear and silvery, called me by name. Starting up and turning, I saw behind me a long … Continue reading

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