Tag Archives: Dreams

1812: I Awoke in the Greatest Agitation

On May 11, 1812, John Bellingham, a disgruntled Liverpool merchant, assassinated British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval in the lobby of the House of Commons in London. In his autobiography, the civil engineer Sir John Rennie (whose company built the London … Continue reading

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1958: Where is My Dreamer?

“Nightmare at Midnight,” World of Fantasy Vol. 1 #11 (April, 1958)

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1865: Dream

May 3, 1869 Rev. and Dear Sir, After many delays I send you a short account of the dream which excited your interest last summer. In the fall of 1865, I think it was in the month of November, while … Continue reading

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1923: Dreams of Orphan Children

While giving mental tests to children in various orphanages I have occasionally asked the children about their dreams. The questions were usually put in this way: “Do you ever have dreams at night?” and, if the child nodded or said … Continue reading

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1911: Autumn Leaves

From the December 9, 1911 issue of The Outlook: A number of years ago I was invited to visit a friend who lived at a large and beautiful country-seat on the Hudson. Shortly after my arrival I started, with a … Continue reading

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1882: A Singular Event

I am obliged to record in my journal of this date (April 16, 1882) a singular event which I am forced to believe because of the overwhelming evidence. Yesterday, while engaged in the trial of Richard Mandel…I was brought to … Continue reading

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1890: Some Horrible Presence which Still Remained

Simultaneous Dreams No. 52.—From Miss INA BIDDER. Ravensbury Park, Mitcham June l0th, 1890. The night before last a curious case of what I cannot but call telepathy occurred between myself and my sister. (We sleep in the same room.) For … Continue reading

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1689: The Princess’s Dream

THE DREAM of Princess Mary of Modena, Wife to James II, late King of England Saturday the 24th of December, 1689, after I had heard Midnight Mass, I went to Bed somewhat melancholy; and being asleep about break of Day, … Continue reading

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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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