"The intuitive soul," says Hegel, "oversteps the conditions of time and space; it beholds things remote, things long past, and things to come."' What we need, if any progress is to be made in knowledge of the subject, is not a metaphysical hypothesis, but a large, carefully tested, and well-recorded collection of examples, made by savants of recognized standing.
Already the seer beholds the destined number of the martyrs complete, vi.
Then he beholds the Almighty on His throne surrounded by the four and twenty elders and the four living creatures.
After their departure, Mary sees two angels where His body had lain and turning away beholds Jesus standing, yet recognizes Him only when He addresses her.
The Son beholds the Father at work, and works concurrently, doing nothing of Himself.