Animal Magnetism, Or, Mesmerism and Its Phenomena

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Psychological Press Association, and E.W. Allen, 1884 - Animal magnetism - 252 pages
William Gregory's?Animal Magnetism is collection of writings that explains the causes, effects and usefulness of mesmerism. The book also discusses related terms and subjects like "lucid," "trance" and?"direct clairvoyance." Gregory notes that someone in a mesmeric state is both themselves and not themselves?a self that is in a different, higher state of being.
 

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