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thought reading

n.
Mind reading.
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I have seen her reading other books early in the day but never without a guilty look on her face, for she thought reading was scarce respectable until night had come.
There is now a spirit of improvement abroad; but among those who were ordained twenty, thirty, forty years ago, the larger number, to judge by their performance, must have thought reading was reading, and preaching was preaching.
Then tell me, for I am a student of the brain, how you accept hypnotism and reject the thought reading. Let me tell you, my friend, that there are things done today in electrical science which would have been deemed unholy by the very man who discovered electricity, who would themselves not so long before been burned as wizards.
He was himself a great writer who authored landmark books, and thought reading was necessary for all activists.
That Allen thought reading and writing help would do it, make Pigeon's problems go away.