Perhaps there was really a magnetism about the mesmerist
; perhaps there was even more magnetism about the man mesmerized.
Noel Vanstone's father had been the most powerful mesmerist
in Europe, and Mr.
In addition, there were such diverse draws as Levine the mesmerist
, with a most entertaining exhibition, and Jem Mace, the champion of England in pugilism."
Westervelt, Zenobia's former lover and a mesmerist
, gives public demonstrations of a "phenomenon in the mesmeric line" that grants, as a spectator tells Coverdale, "miraculous power of one human being over the will and passions of another, such that settled grief was but a shadow, beneath the influence of a man possessing this potency" (3: 5, 198).
(1.887-892) Here, Aurora's "pipers"--the (notably patriarchal) poetic canon--take the place of the mesmerist
And she beguiles as Amelia Glahn, a spinster ostrich farmer hopelessly in love with a sadistic mesmerist
, in Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (1997), a pastel-hued fantasia by cult Canadian auteur Guy Maddin.
Mesmerism originally referred to 'the transfer of energy between the mesmerist
and the client to induce a special trance state to heal him/her of a physical ailment or to reconcile emotional or physical issues.'
My fingers spin a song of joy and mesmerist
flute twirls melodiously with happy tune my soul plays out.
I am talking about the four professors who search for Archimboldi in 2666; the aspiring poets and drug dealers who try to locate Cesarea Tinajero in Los detectives salvajes; the mesmerist
acupuncturist who finds himself trapped in the indecipherable nets surrounding Cesar Vallejo's death in Monsieur Pain; Arturo Belano (doubly savage detective) chasing fascist Ruiz Tagle/Wieder in Estrella distante; and, of course, Moran, the Chilean expat and entrepreneur who broods over the murder in La pista de hielo.
A 19th century court case story of Thomas Guthrie Carr, a notorious, larger-than-life mesmerist
, phrenologist, public speaker and some say charlatan.
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Thus, in mesmerism the active will power of the mesmerist
is the crucial factor; while in mediumism what is essential is the degree of passiveness that the will can attain--the higher the degree, the better the results.