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A Review and a Question

The London Magazine Anubis, of December, 1902, in its review of "A Dream of Realms Beyond Us," this book, which is now attracting the profound attention of the deepest thinkers throughout Europe and in Australia and Asia, said: "On the cover are these words: 'A book that in all parts…
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Act 1

Scene—A level space in the evening clouds of heaven, above the Golden Gate, surrounded by, and having above them—mass back of mass—the purple and gold clouds of heaven; and within them, on the cloud-plain, and composed of their substances, tents. A throne, wrought of the hues of the rainbow, upon…
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The Answer to the Query

The reviewer's query arose from the fact that the announcement in the front of the book criticized is, that only signed copies will be sold by the author, and at $10 per copy; but that typewritten or MS. copies may be made by any persons, who may sell them for…
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Preface

This is a book, the earlier issues of which have been placed in the hands of many readers in Canada, the United States. Australia. Asia, Africa and Great Britain, where, with an attraction stronger than iron, it has become one with what is in the depths of Earth's profoundest and…
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Second Prefatory Note

This work—a dream and more than a dream—dealing with matters upon which the minds of men throughout the world are, at the present time, profoundly fixed, is here presented to the reader in an incomplete form. At some future date, should the governors and rulers of institutions of learning who…
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Comment

"The book, indeed, has in it that which would not be grasped by a body of wise men to whom the Daily Chronicle would almost give the power to suppress. They, like the 'London Chronicle, would (if it would), even before they had come to find out the work's meaning,…
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Prefatory Note

The undertaking in this work has been to follow a method which has not before been followed; to take a step which comes after those which in religion and philosophy have already been taken; to put into the work that which no method of philosophy has yet had in it;…
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Supplement

[Which was at the end of previous editions] [Matter is here set forth for the aid of some of the British reviewers, who have believed that they have reviewed the book to which this Supplement is appended, but who have not—although the looks from their eyes have passed over its pages—ever…
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Act 3

Scene.—Same as Scene 1, Act I. ELMO.—Since it has been resolved by us to eachHelp on some other being of this race,Let such as have observed them give the news.What has been seen? ELIDAH—Saw I an island in the ocean's water,Where sits one crying: "Peace on earth; goodwill!"Whose garment's fringe…
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Act 2

Scene.—A California forest high up in the mountains. A smallstream comes winding through the woods. DE PETZY and BLAUVELT enter. BLAUVELT—Here let us rest and make tonight our camp.And let our tired limbs and aching bonesBe patients, for a time, to such attendantsAs nature sends in shape of cooling windsWhich,…
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Criticism

The London (England) Daily Chronicle, November 4, 1602, said: "It was the discrepancy between price and apparent value that first fixed our attention on this paper covered pamphlet of six and thirty pages. Then, the announcement on the cover stirred curiosity, 'A book that in all parts of the world…
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