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Mystic London: or, Phases of occult life in the metropolis   By: (1828-1910)

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Transcriber's Note: Obvious typographical errors have been corrected in this text. For a complete list, please see the bottom of this document. Text printed using the Greek alphabet in the original book is shown as follows: [Greek: pistis]

MYSTIC LONDON:

OR,

PHASES OF OCCULT LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS.

BY

REV. CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES, D.D. AUTHOR OF "ORTHODOX" AND "UNORTHODOX LONDON," ETC.

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." Hamlet.

LONDON: TINSLEY BROTHERS, 8, CATHERINE STREET, STRAND. 1875. [ All rights of Translation and Reproduction are reserved. ]

LONDON: SAVILL, EDWARDS AND CO., PRINTERS, CHANDOS STREET, COVENT GARDEN.

CONTENTS.

CHAP. PAGE

I. LONDON ARABS 1

II. EAST LONDON ARABS 11

III. LONDON ARABS IN CANADA 21

IV. WAIFS AND STRAYS 29

V. A LUNATIC BALL 38

VI. A BABY SHOW 51

VII. A NIGHT IN A BAKEHOUSE 58

VIII. A LONDON SLAVE MARKET 67

IX. TEA AND EXPERIENCE 73

X. SUNDAY LINNET SINGING 85

XI. A WOMAN'S RIGHTS DEBATE 92

XII. AN OPEN AIR TICHBORNE MEETING 100

XIII. SUNDAY IN A PEOPLE'S GARDEN 108

XIV. UTILIZING THE YOUNG LADIES 116

XV. FAIRLOP FRIDAY 122

XVI. A CHRISTMAS DIP 129

XVII. BOXING DAY ON THE STREETS 134

XVIII. THE VIGIL OF THE DERBY 141

XIX. THE WIFESLAYER'S "HOME" 150

XX. BATHING IN THE FAR EAST 157

XXI. AMONG THE QUAKERS 164

XXII. PENNY READINGS 172

XXIII. DARWINISM ON THE DEVIL 179

XXIV. PECULIAR PEOPLE 198

XXV. INTERVIEWING AN ASTROLOGER 204

XXVI. A BARMAID SHOW 212

XXVII. A PRIVATE EXECUTION 217

XXVIII. BREAKING UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS 224

XXIX. PSYCHOLOGICAL LADIES 228

XXX. SECULARISM ON BUNYAN 233

XXXI. AL FRESCO INFIDELITY 242

XXXII. AN "INDESCRIBABLE PHENOMENON" 250

XXXIII. A LADY MESMERIST 260

XXXIV. A PSYCHOPATHIC INSTITUTION 269

XXXV. A PHRENOLOGICAL EVENING 277

XXXVI. A SPIRITUAL PICNIC 284

XXXVII. A GHOSTLY CONFERENCE 290

XXXVIII. AN EVENING'S DIABLERIE 300

XXXIX. SPIRITUAL ATHLETES 307

XL. "SPOTTING" SPIRIT MEDIUMS 313

XLI. A S√ČANCE FOR SCEPTICS 320

XLII. AN EVENING WITH THE HIGHER SPIRITS 328

XLIII. SPIRIT FORMS 340

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