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Page 21 - But we are all more or less improvisators. We all have a double, who is wiser and better than we are, and who puts thoughts into our heads, and words into our mouths. Do we not all commune with our own hearts upon our beds? Do we not all divide ourselves, and go to buffets on questions of right or wrong, of wisdom or folly? Who or what is it that resolves the stately parliament of the day, with...
Page 6 - May there not also be an immaterial (perhaps an ethereal) medium of communication ? Is it possible that an idea can be transferred from one person to another by a process such as we have not yet grown accustomed to, and know practically nothing about ? In this case I have evidence. I assert that I have seen it done ; and am perfectly convinced of the fact.