Ruskin, John - False visions
Type of spiritual experienceHallucination
A description of the experience
For a physician’s estimate of it, I can only refer them to my physicians. But there were some conditions of it which I knew better than they could; namely, … the precise and sharp distinction between the state of morbid inflammation of brain which gave rise to false visions – whether in sleep, or trance or waking in broad daylight – with perfect knowledge of the real things in the room while yet I saw others that were not there…….