- Of the actuality of a disembodied and individual being which, for want of more intelligence of its nature, we call a " spirit," I have no more doubt than I have of my own embodied and individual existence. - "The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I", William James Stillman.
- Directly they might not be able to invoke any effective curse upon Annadoah; but well they knew, indeed, the awful power of the disembodied. - "The Eternal Maiden", T. Everett Harré.
- Such communication will generally be welcomed by these disembodied ones, because their desires and emotions still cling to the earth they have left, and the mind has not sufficiently lived on its own plane to find therein full satisfaction and contentment. - "Death--and After?", Annie Besant.