96. The only difference between this class of phenomena and those just alluded
to consists in the nature of the objects brought (which are almost always pleasing), the
good intentions of the spirit who brings them, and the gentle and often delicate manner
in which they are presented. We allude to the spontaneous exhibition of things which
were not in the room when we entered it; these spirit-gifts being generally flowers,
sometimes fruit, sugar-plums, jewels, etc.