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vol. 3, p. 237
from Adyar archives of the International Theosophical Society
vol. 3 (1875-1878)
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The Book of Gold (fragment)

Thus as he played his arduous daily part,
He learned its lofty precepts all by heart.

< Curios Phases of Witchcraft (continued from page 3-236) >

avidity, balls of rice and curry thrown into the air; some have human mistresses and concubines, and even outrage the modesty of their occasional fair worshippers. At Bodinaikenur in the Madura District, a certain Chetty bought of a magician a Malabar demon, for Rs. 90, it is said; but ere a day had passed since the transfer, the undutiful spirit fell in love with his master's wife, and succeeded in its nefarious purpose. A pious Hindoo assures me that the woman still lives, leading a very unhappy life with the demon, the husband being long dead and gone.”

This would be an aspect, undreamed of by Coleridge, of “Woman waiting for her demon lover.”

Bancroft's Treatment of the "Witchcraft Delusion"


Magnetization of Metals



The Soul in Dream Land



“Dar Goes Anudder”


Ah, dearest ! nevermore
Will I of fate complain ;
Since thou hast wept for me
I can not weep again.

Even so the Blessed Bride
For evermore is glad,
Because the Heaven of heavens
For love of her was sad.

T.H. Evans. Washington

Editor's notes

  1. The Book of Gold (fragment) by Trowbridge, John Townsend. The cut has no title nor author, they are recovered.
  2. Bancroft's Treatment of the "Witchcraft Delusion" by unknown author (signed as B.)
  3. Magnetization of Metals by unknown author
  4. image by unknown author
  5. The Soul in Dream Land by unknown author
  6. “Dar Goes Anudder” by unknown author
  7. Symphathy by Washington, T. H. Evans