Exposition, or a New Theory of Animal Magnetism; With a Key to the Mysteries Demonstrated by Experiments with the Most Celebrated Somnambulists in America Also Strictures on "Col. Wm. L. Stone's Letter to Doct. A. Brigham."

Exposition, or a New Theory of Animal Magnetism; With a Key to the Mysteries Demonstrated by Experiments with the Most Celebrated Somnambulists in America Also Strictures on "Col. Wm. L. Stone's Letter to Doct. A. Brigham."

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...--ml here came both to her ears and eyes, for she was not blindfolded, and I observ ed the eye lids open gently to admit the fluid.! In all those tases, the fluid enters at the ears, which, from their peculiar formation are v-ry sensitive. For this wise provision of Nature, we should be very thankful; for most time, by the paper, that the magnetic communication should be cut off." I answered, "yes, in a few seconds, but I will continue to talk to her, to see if he effects it at the moment." She ceased answering my questions at thirty-three minutes past one. Mr. Hale remarked, "it is most time that you was to wake her up." I replied, "it wants nearly a minute yet, you see it is only thirty-four minutes now, and I vras not to wake her until thirty-five minutes past one." I sow commenced throwing off the fluid, by the usual manipulations with the hands, and she awoke at thirty-six minutes past oae o'clock. Mr. Andros came in the room in four or five minutes after, and though at first surprised, was soon delighted, when I explained, how by my theory, I had made her answer me, and "willed" the knife to be a water-melon, apple, &.g., and how I had waked her contrary to his "will." They both seemed more and more delighted with the theory, and after some little conversation on the arrangement necessary for commencing lectures, I left them, with a promise to see further about a lecture room, and to call on tk morrow. without the ears, the masnetizer might "will" all his bmins through the mafna. ic cords to the somnambulist, without transforming a knife into! delicious melon. /V titter theory, ride -otf..i to Chopin XIII. The time " honest fol'o should be...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585917
  • 9781236585912