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  • His Reasons for the Christian Religion is still, for its evidential purpose, better than most works of its kind.
  • Yet from the purely historical point of view its evidential value is not the same as that of St Mark.
  • 38) which have no excellence of workmanship, but have a certain evidential value as to the treatment of their original.
  • From an evidential point of view the apparition is the most valuable class of death-warning, inasmuch as recognition is more difficult in the case of an auditory hallucination, even where it takes the form of spoken words; moreover, auditory hallucinations coinciding with deaths may be mere knocks, ringing of bells, &c.; tactile hallucinations are still more difficult of recognition; and the hallucinations of smell which are sometimes found as death-warnings rarely have anything to associate them specially with the dead person.
  • The evidential value of what a writer says is quite distinct from the literary art with which he says it; the real sources of history are not the works of historians, but records and documents written with no desire to further any literary purpose.
 

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