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.The Science of Hypnotism.

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DE LAURENCE ^^^''Ia"' HYPNOTIST AND MAGNETIC HSAI. OF AND PRACTICE PREPARED SELF-INSTRUCTION WELL BEGINNERS USE AS FOR THE ADVANCED STUDENTS AND PRACTITIONERS.B" IlluattateD Chicac^o THE V New York company HENNEBERRY Publishers . Application Use INCLUDING ALL OF THAT MESMERISM FOR THE AS OF IS KNOWN AND IN MENTAL THE ART HEALING. .'' BY rO E. PROFESSIONAL W.Hypnotism A Complete System and of Method.

1900. .114-1 334 1900 COPYRIGHT. BY ALHAMBRA BOOK COMPANY.

the No few of method years of treatment so has during among last men attracted much interest science as and members science of the medical sion. More by this can the hardly medical be profession. profesand has the of Hypnotism gestion Sug- The have dangers of Hypnotism chimerical. Theraism Hypnot- of disease and necessary Suggestion. proper occur and and no Mesmerism are been proven merely imaginary./^-(ci"n PREFArR In bringing before the public and this book on Hypnotism. I believe. than said of any 7 system ol medical . for results in can hands through hardly one undesirable its practice. authenticated purpose in especially of its being countries used for a criminal the where it is extensively used. medical and case there is. the treatment Suggestive by no peutics. for introducing I feel so that apology a is important subject. or Mesmerism.

analyze to materi im- dissect no physical or body. The soul. they seem organism.8 PREFACE. Hypnotism a readily by so other and knowledge Mesmerism. the actual of the . but of have realization part. The mind merely controls a the physical or an body. other diseases. treatment. the of body mental being register or indicator condition conditions. of the called. consists human of true or science of the mind. the mistake medical they have the fraternity macie an have and re making scientific of the part is that exhaustive or and study of physical but and not material of the the part human . The treatment of disease has by ism Hypnotsuccessful cians physi- and it Suggestion has been been very where practiced operators by qualified and intelligent has whose them in its knowledge the use and experience taught of Hypnotism and and Mesmerism many practical applica noted use as a physicians tatingly unhesiauxiliary advocate combating not its powerful nervous in many forms reached of and means. or knowledge the non-physical soul of an.

attempt gain little knowledge buried The instructions and methods . for action organs of forces diseased disease and ever functions the body would be as cured. or mind. mental life or mental action. to Observing through people a do not always have time wander a perplexing to multitude a of books in fruitless therein. Bodily in disease is always in the mental character. says. (Hypnotism which its Mesmerism) knowledge well as scientific to of the mind and relation the human body. he nature. 9 mind. Hypnotism which he knowledge. in origin.PREFACE. all the medicine effect the universe cannot death. The assist physician gives medicine consists to. principle matter healing means every No what or other the on may be employed. which of of the has no life and true vital forces. when nature to life the forces within the body and in fails react diseased and a cure. or functions physicians prevent a organs. and of curing Suggestion and is the fundamental disease. and on but the no. mental and the in vital of cure. therefore should have it is essential a that every knowledge cian physiof as thorough and is a pyschology physiology.

Magfnetic Healing. means provides experim with there ready of demonstrating on that is no simulation the part of the I* subject. . Many look conceited upon and narrow-minded as a uals individ- Hypnotism a fraud. own ''Seest There thou man wise in a his conceit. Nothing from problematical pergonal experience of is given by facts gained the author Mesmerism.o PREFACE. The fact in any 26:12.) be the produced that complete of anaethsia can part a the body. ridicule what men And that is what you never do not stand under- really wise do. is more hope of foof than of him. There learn not are two : things for a this class of people to yet First." (Prov. in successful practice Hypnotism. and Suggestive for many Therapeutics. given here for are the latest the and most complete Hypnotic j but the known inducing Mesmeric and sleep. in that statement or that they do believe them as Hypnotism ignorant Magnetism destitute of brands being and a knowledge of to Psychology. years.

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**All that has we are or ever will be is the result of what been thoughts De Laurence.^^ Hypnotism by ^ embodies and unfolds which exerted.** the law and secret power which ever and through shall be all personal influ is and De ^^ Laurence. .

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The .. VAOB PRSFACX The Science of . 35 . . 33 Table Purposes Method . Stage Lock Famous . 17 .CONTENTS. Instructions Inducing for Testing Subjects 23 27 Hypnotic Sleep . 49 53 Cataleptic or Stats State . . Stages of Hypno0I8 " 91 15 . . . . Sleep of " How Induced 83 89 Symptoms Different Hypnosis .. . by Telegraph.. 37 41 The Method Nancy Method . 7 Hypnotism . . Lethargic Clairvoyant Hypnosis To Hypnotize or Independent or 57 59 65 Second Sight .. .. 43 45 Post-Hypnotic Anaesthesia " Suggestions How Rigid Produced .. Self-Induced . Against Telephone Their or Mail 73 77 81 People Hypnotized Hypnotised Will Instantly Hindoo . fa8cination Celebrated For .

The Being X17 125 143 elepathy.. Mind Healing of Reading Spiritualism Magnetic he Phenomena Psychology by Hypnosis ..z6 CONTENTS. " 93 95 uring by Hypnotism Personal Magnetism . Hypnotism and 107 III Hypnotizing Animals by a Hypnotizing and Rotating or Mirror Science and 1x5 of Mind Body. PAOB How TO Make Disease a Subject . 153 161 The of Hypnosis and Treatment Hypnotism Suoajta'^^M 169 ... 97 lOI Hypnotism and Crime Insanity . ...

" Brief " Sketch Discovery Life Animal a Friedrich Magnetism. INTRODUCTION. " Hypnotism " Psychological of not Physiological dition Con- Definition or Hypnotism. Magnetism. Mesmerism. Animal. Terms and Used. of its History. Personal. almost everybody a ignorant or its true has theory 17 idea as how . Hypnotism of the of and Mesmerism.HYPNOTISM. CHAPTER I. In the long prey course of its history it has been the frequent indeed principle. THE SCIENCE OF HYPNOTISM. of to and. of the unscientific investigator. Anton " Mesmer Mesmer's a Passes." The been science of Hypnotism and a Mesmerism has evolved and from such labyrinth tHat of idle superstition even wild speculation those keenly knowledge apparently interested in held the development of human which of have aloof so from a subject a maze presents entangled insolu complications.

the phenomena is produced. almost The a history of Hypnotism in the to use begins amongst like fable. the means which striking adopted by modern ists. Hyp- The end first of traces of any system appeared about it was the the to middle ages.iS HYPNOTISM. same is represented making the the earliest using." phraseology. afterwards by Dr. in The "Subject. changed of Hypnotism. various was ways. Greek physicians having every a were in of to processes strong resemblance those used by notist. to remained the Mesmer and in shed he new light question. the zodiac as temple. termed and a modern distance is sitting man short hand a from and the him a is standing to with make uplifted over dent eviher about pass on subject. that the and the then human attempted capable It then upon that demonstrate will was of producing for phenomena. larity simi- were the Egyptians. produced . as he be down. present and Romans. "Passes" the habit Isis. the a Methods Greeks. Hypnot- In the British a museum there is a bas-relief taken from would tomb in Thebes. called to but 1841. of The at Goddess Denderah. who in Braid England. phenomena and then 1775 be ered discovin the coufd it was produced Mesmerism.

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any one And how to it is quite teach hypnotize. passes He tem sys- of demonstrating existence of .THE SCIENCE OF HYPNOTISM. on takes who its was name from in a Friedrich called Anton born the village in Stein. was the banks of and he Rhine. 1734. his May. to In order and make plain which to the use student in certain work. and Greek called word the condition produced (a meaning sleep) those. will enable any one to succeed. 19 the phenomena by a differept Hypnosis the art method. and educated where attained degree at Vienna. study an of easy its history matter essential. studied Haen. world under Professor Van In Switen 1775 and Professor startled the is now he by as reports of his discovery Animal of what known operated the Personal by a or Magnetism. who would have a clear it is knowledge a what Hypnotism is not to is and what not. herein describ if strictly obeyed. Mesmerism Mesmer. of Dr. to a phrases terms I shall to this it will be necessary call of attention Hypnotism brief sketch of the history and Mesmerism. of and of producing it Hypnotism. Any taught to person of a ordinary intelligence operator can be become the successful methods by simply following which. To however.

condition. Dr. Mesmeric by all enlightened is a and one. not held an operator or hypnotic and that . men as is known Psychology. learned in mistaken As all Hypnotic. and abnormal by states are caused and condition. Braid of England. personal magnetism. a The phenomena H)T)nosis to is not physiological are are erroneous. by that the and will that of the magnetism operator was could to be directed and and the subject. the to same the thing. This view. this influence capable of when properly intelligently known now directed as producing or the phenomena Mesmerism. gaze the an object. brought whether about actual or psychical self-induced known as otherwise. entirely produced method. the the mous fanomena phe- Manchester by of and and an physician. and all views this effect few Very aware of the difference and many between confound It is tial essen- Hypnotism two as and meaning Mesmerism. that for the student the know all conditions on induced by either is subject in the fixing hand his of state. the mesmeric sleep. Later. He and others a supposed physiological the cause condition purely one. in 1841. of different His of method operating consisted many was fixation gaze.20 HYPNOTISM.

the physical by and consists sense entire suspension of organs. And . to too many Psychology. whether brought of while gaze." and the any interesting of all the sciences. fascination. or And for there the Hypnotism Psychology the opportunities are is wide of work where for many. the condition produced induc phenomena by either is the both being of an a purely psychical condition. most It is. think IS that casual acquaintance as are a with basis based the subject opinion. "The of the age. natural all that is or necessary of upon Hypnotism its results science law. condition operator any and the in this the subject susceptible of is under to control of the and study is Suggestion. state Practically and means speaking.THE SCIENCE OP HYPNOTISM. the same. definite view experimental work This could been on have up to been the more employe than as it has writers a present appear time. acd of the to the importance observation and its nomena phethe Hypnotism can relation psychic mind student a hardly of field be exaggerated. other concentration means. from to a The point Hypnotism essential careful psychological absolutely of of a success. about mesmeric or passes. il all other will conditions personal induced application operator by or passes or any direction mesmeric or of the by the is a state.

known as terms for nomena phe- whether is commonly this term Mesmeric netic.2 HYPNOTISM. ne who studies point the of human view mind and learns a from a psychological over its influence the human body. phenomena. several dispense the or with different Hypnotic. the different or conditions induced Hypnosis Hypnotic . has wonderful vanta ad- Strictly speaking. by Mesmer that sleep induced the by Mesmeric passes or s used is termed Magnetic where sight is sleep. subject some mind nosis Hypsleep. is the H)rpnotic sleep. se especially in in tlie body book And as an part as of the instructions contained this specifying these different when state. Hypnotic I will To avoid these confusion. and upon certain object the until induced is termed however. MagI will Hypnotism. the and sleep induced concentrates by objective his gaze. the difference or between Mesmeric notism Hypor and Mesmerism.

" Hand Breaking the Drawing Test DifficuU Subjects.CHAPTER INSTRUCTIONS FOR TESTING IL SUBJECTS. easily by ones methods good to ascertain what you subjects and them or whether not. ^Who " Who is Susceptible " to Hypnosis. still. " Make Favorite Grood Subjects Concentration and Eye Test. but him be he afraid reaches of falling will stop before your the floor. Now directly concentrate on gaze his left intently eye. going place to test in the of the both down ask by to to a his side as with as his heels touching. of the his muscles and stand perfectly in front to Now tell take you to position are subject and him not going draw as him you forward. Struggle. far possible. and relax him let. and the pupil of and hold mind the thought you are and going intention firmly in your that 23 . be able impress First stand arms have up the subject center you are room. you being can susceptible the following will will make influence." Vain As than some persons are more more quickly to influenced hypnotic others. Influence. " Necessary " Methods.

attention from the to to task you before raise his Stand of your quite open close the the subject. If the subject an is susceptible to Hypnosis forward he off can will feel his take on influence that drawing he cannot at him from balance the same resist. him him backward oiBf from hands. his at balance the same and time with right your "All Another have . level both eyes hands of of opposite either side his head. the extende straight shoulder. and while or looking at let any or thought divert idea enter your nothing have your you. Take a position in front of him and clasp his . being get the proper concentration." favorite the person a method you are for testing to a subject on is to going his operate sit down in chair and the from clasp hands with arms tightly together by crossing out fingers.24 HYPNOTISM. concentrate your your eyes his. above. gll right. not over toward other you. fingers on pointing backward. and all draw hands intently this steadily willing and him forward the while Repeat time method influencing if you do not succeed sure the to first in him. his of You now position at back and ate oper- his manner head that the you base did in the brain of him. to draw him him do mind. in the same front ing drawing catchsaying. as directed firmly forward.

eye Keeping give the gaze riveted suggestions say on his in and voice are following firm and de* cided tighter getting you manner. your His from hands the or locked by tightly clapping release him influence snapping hands at together same your a gers finvoice. to him the your hands getting are together tighter. releasing his hands. your will find will the stick. and your second right finger hand them make of passes his touching lightly from your the shoulders to the left a hands. cannot as before. and the time you are saying can in loud "All apart right. grasp his left your left and . to and get you he his have will find it a physical bility impossihe hands got apart. down over the and thumb with arms.INSTRUCTIONS FOR TESTING SUBJECTS. you try hands tighter. the tighter hands Now step back. to all time. . all the Your time. And when is satisfied together. and is a good one when properly the made. 25 hands your between left hand." your hands all right The eye test. your Now cannot when try you get hands more apart you do it. Seat subject floor. Now hand open have palm him close his on eyes place right downward hand in his knee. your next Now hands is the take now. you with are both to feet fix flat his upon the so tell him get going no eyes he them open matter how and right hard he his tries.

safely be regarded in good for not demonstrations been of the in the tests Hypnotism. open same no matter hard you cannot your eyes." Now his left vain up let him in to but at the time keep in hand eflFort see yours and his let him Tell struggle to the open can eyes. If a "All subject he can is influenced by any as of a the above subject if he tests. influenced may that or but has least you one aflFected him time as by any regard will take a difficult subject.a6 HjTPNOTISM. him stand you and to or now. . tightly the they together more you them apart and you try get them how the you tighter try try will stick. with the or fingers strokes of over your right eyes : hand and make forehead light and passes his give suggestions when the as follows try to "Now find cannot to you open so your eyes you will lids get ar^ stuck apart. and when your wish release him your do so by ping clap- hands right snapping fingers and saying." if he open them. to and and right patience influence. and cannot be used away.

side. **Man fellow his to has the a faculty of exercising over his beings mind " salutary influence upon by he concentrating and will what desires them do. " " " Suggested Reversing Somnambulism. and into every state a take his right to him that going put to him let sound muscle comfortable in his sleep. never open palms have of hands Now to hands upon the legs a crossed position you are inducing Hypnosis. assuming his his or natural the position for sleep. placing feet upon floor. is getting so and sleepy just that think he himself he eyes cannot keep his 37 . Changed Personality. " " stant Con- Suggestions. METHOD ONE. Passes. Disturbing Influence. Necessary.CHAPTER III. " Precautions " Dispensable Catalepsy. induce the Hypnotic sit in sleep a proceed as follows with : Have his subject to comlortable an chair easy back the light. FOR INDUCING HYPNOTIC SLEEP. ^Variety of Delusions. " " Undue Precautions Nervousness. each when on and knee the ." To DeLaurence. Tell him body to become that perfectly relaxed.

sleep. sleepy. not sleepy and eyes drowsy open. over your head sleepy. assert that you notize hypnot and you will be successful. body . confident of him. eyes. your to can. and hold him by behavior easy. sleepy . and do but be afraid assertions. enter Do mind make let thought of failure not state. constantly Now while following to over willing him to sleep the suggestions a by drowsy saying. Hypnotize Now of waver your eye to gaze tell your and him mind not to on the his pupil his or left try and avoid let to eyes eyes. it. him. cannot will be are able to keep so our eyelids getting are heavy you keep them so up. you will feel and so a sleepy influence you are coming getting you your all sleepy. but get so look at you cannot all the keep all give will coming the time-^until them his eyes sleepy he open. Then. sensation "You begin all feel your sleepy. ou're getting your sleepy open over and any drowsy you keep eyes longer. the manner that situation competent and can master the . for tive posi- ne moment." concentrate "You and will. Let secure the see subject's your you are attention and . so sleep. You and going drowsy cannot sound asleep. open." over Repeat until you the notice bove suggestions and so the subject's eyes getting sleepy and drowsy .a8 HYPNOTISM.

you Say down sleepy him." "Down deep when "Go are deep. . trouble be mind to over anything. press eye lids sound Have with of your fingers be asleep. deeper and breath every one draw you breath part draw is a drowsy asleep. a the attention of the be subject asked and thing a critical his The subject as should as keep mind his blank far possible. 29 that he cannot keep "Dead deep. whispering serve sons per- room. suggestions you of deep puts sleep." asleep. every of your asleep." entirely." closed eyes.FOR INDUCING HYPNOTIC SLEEP. All these at to not distract time. Then "Down say. it greatly depends upon the susceptibility of the ." light passes And over his eyes make touching the the forehead but keep to and on them very lightly. the Every calm should done have subject not are and free from undue nervousness It must be in assumed that cases these detailed for observances all necessary. "Sound asleep. them open. dead close the subject's he looks the do not thou althe will and tips feels sleepy." asleep. The surroundings influences be ing disturb- and noises or like the the quiet opening of to or shutting inside of the a door. everybody present must keep free perfectly from any quiet. down and he body is sound If dead eyes asleep. giving "Every asleep.

but you asleep." The you will him that remain no one in this can position. constantly say. subject as sound asleep. You will up can "Now you or are fast asleep . but over if you 80 expect per cent to gain will an average be of anything to it only by attenti these most details. difficult hypnotized with a The to first Hypnosis and after you is the can always the has induce. matter try. follows: make you suggestions. now Nothing what will wake you. and it will be for new a beginner. make shoulder is stiff fingers. You wake will cannot wake I count and you stay can up. arm. subject. In out the from to following the manner : Place passes the from your arm straight the arm body and . and your rigid. you you cannot it down. You your eyes. take and if or tell it down . especially to if you have subject." You induce is termed SUGGESTED CATALEPSY.30 HYPNOTISM. have feeling remain take in any part of I and it will in the position no have placed how hard arm it . nothing disturb until open wake three you. you say : no "Now. You now have well a as the you. a subject been dispense few times many generally g^eat of these precautions.

31 bend it you will find it true in this that way. give him act suggestions out that part. stinging and his frantic or efforts give them off a be and amusing. him some of them him some And some if he for an hesitates. bouhim. can them. And have and you to "Now you take down.FOR INDUCING HYPNOTIC SLEEP. and him present imaginary are quet. . waking that will open without and most when he opens his he ever will saw. audiit tell him make a is a politician. induce ism somnambulchanging trance thereby Tell him up." You proceed condition. you except to myself. \he he personality his of eyes eyes the subject. down. behold that him. no one can. imaginary have him speech lemon to give tiim an a and he tell eat him it with is an orange or apple and will ure pleas- . he is a little boy. you will do No everything one can can or I tell you wake now will do so. reversing them When make strokes ready from say: hand to shoulder. have stream catch fish he from g^eat an imaginary and ence. Always in to begin the take operation upright them placing you both are arms position. or him some for an pole. will tell him lot of to a bees drive stick. and the beautiful a flowers right he in there tell is bed to of pick them front for to one a of you. him . insist have Tell give or get you. can and he will the Any delusion .

operator. or it impossible from the take you a step or his floor until tell him he can do be released by the proper suggestion.$2 HYPNOTISM. fix him or him a forget word so so cannot or his walk. and You he can and the variety depends on the imagina descriptive make utter powers of the his open name. . be induced. mouth and remove make his limbs stiff he to cannot he will find feet so.

Magnetic tary Personality Used. " Involun- Hypnosis. operator method be is somewhat or risky. fixed those take of the on a subject and have you until the subject vacant trancelike him under sharp When control this takes and place can perfect and to induce to sleep by and decided induce suggestions that or effect. in a comfortable operator position taking away. to use as or it does personal one a large magnetism of the of the element is a favorite mesmeric with passes those who prefer the and methods. This amount method. the This condition in Method since. Seat one the subject the room. METHOD TWO.CHAPTER IV. subject must steadily the his the operator's gaze eyes all the while firmly of stare. a on side of the or positi about the who on twelve gaze fifteen into keep feet Have eyes. the if subject may difficult involuntarily refractory. " Vacant Stars. trance proceed as somnambulism One. himself become 33 hypnotized. . introducing personal operator. FASCINATION.

on but the this can avoided by mination deter- operator's part* \ . As I have in knowledge using this of a number of instances have where method operators found themselves developing decided be symptoms of Hypnosis.34 HYPNOTISM.

CHAPTER V. " Roars of Laughter. vate pri- parties when and social upon gatherings. The Table is very Method. subject in a for about decided to utes min- then that when low tries tell arms the from have subject the he raise his when arms table him he cannot do to it. CELEBRATED TABLE METHOD. ^''rantic Efforts. and lift his chair. the you made he cannot powerless tell him get up from the he that tighter he is stuck fast and the harder 35 tries he . sit in a Have side of the a arms subject with chair on the opposite fingers table hands straight clasped out a and the the locked. the resting also the upon on table. as as this it one can is sometimes be used at called. giving demonstrations in Hypnotism. " Perfect Concentration. opposite operator sitting gazing in chair side into the or of table of the intently and steadily two tone eyes more. desirable. young especially or operating ladies. METHOD THREE.

36 HYPNOTISM. efforts The the to do so will provoke must suggestions concentration be made decidedly and profess good results. a and roar his of frantic laughter. . will stick.

them up when they cannot try their some they them do it. The for following giving ten a method will be found the proper getting stage to one Hypnotic to come show. they "will tell them go take long deep breaths deep asleep." in a loud to determined open voice eyes or tell wake eyes. If open their tell on to again close their 37 eyes and operate . feet flat resting floor. FOR STAGE PURPOSES. with knee. " " Fast and Demonstrations Boisterousness. METHOD FOUR. palms their hands close either tell them all to their eyes and sleep. of eyes deep. "Sleep.CHAPTER VI. go deep. dead Then asleep. sit perfectly quiet and think of nothing but Then sleep. Passing lightly deep. " Individual Application. circle deep down down to voice suggest. upon a After the eight or persons seat be upon hypnotized the on them in half of circle. Hypnotic Fierce " Show. Positive. you in a are loud going deep." the one end the the other of each and individual. down from ing touchto deep asleep.

The same idiot. but be warm fast and enough fierce. Get the by being firm and gentlemanly but not boisterous. Make "Ladies a speech something gentlemen. neuralgia. show A be a success must not be with allowed drag. and such as rheumatism. and you melt people scepticism. putting tests. and hat give pin etc. to must show. is not a Unsusceptibility sign of intelligence. be said of an it is honor. of nervous Hypnotism also useful in the treatment and functional disorders. with drive away a frost. appliin this as can if you them the their leave to manner. Hypnotism it and can used where in many and is especially to good surgical tions operais are be performed. tobacc morphine also come habits. boxing Hypnotic to match. and is I be desire that ways.38 HYPNOTISM. to hypnotic however influence much your ignorance of the . and ask have use giving cannot them fasten to a strong eyes cation. them individtially. on Then proceed state. politely time to can the them stage. to positive demonstrations. the cake cataleptic and needle walk. you not devote be a and only those who readily influenced. state **I wish to to that stage as I do to not want anybody upon the show no that they cannot be may hypnotized. like the to following: state.

FOR STAGE PURPOSES. want you upon or I have for the pretender professional fakir. the stage." . courteous manner. are affect I as Hypnotism do not no use when to you come not hypnotized. 39 matter mean may to prompt conduct you to think in so. a and unless you yourself and not gentlemanly.

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METHOD. LOCK METHOD FIVE. never but state a very few it has son peroutside and I can truthfully to that The while in before who been given this the public. Bolted " " ^Never Doors. sit beside their each other upon chairs. " Before Painful Given Before " the Psychic Public. mentally taking suggest* a position in quiet and . " Positions. say. Mind Upon Matter. The psychic most marvelous spiritualistic Method. the He another room of a building. place 41 if desired. can the the having go to person or lock out door. Mysterious.CHAPTER THE VII. room hypnotize number in of persons of the : or building the or following three have Have two subjects them now. and mysterious is the of all and phenomena known to wonderful Lock operators. Forces. a with bolted inside manner locked. all doors outside and of the entirely." room. can possesses a room knowledge in a room or of part house or locked or another of the house building. clasp hands Then some and then operator "All should the ready leave everybody.

action psychic takes and not. psychic a being upon immediate forces. a and as tHat a be same are influenced distance well in the room providing the There forces proper conditions an brought of as about. can operator be or locked another and and in about it will five be seven minutes the he return are found that subjects* Another the hands way room tightly fastened togethe is to with as stand arms the subjects but in the middle operator of outstretched.4a HYPNOTISM. should or the proceeding away before. for the be length The operator can by forces this or method personal demonstrate magnetism person as can that for psychic no there exists at space. ing to himself apart. common view for granted of mind upon matter. . over not remain as this time three and five minutes this arms i3 a very to painful in any tiring of tion positime. in that the subjects the cannot get can their hands If necessary room.

method in common use as at : the The chair. METHOD SIX.^ for ing tell- symptoms start the subject. your to feel eyes drowsy. sleep are is coming. your "You are beginning quivering. " Final Hypnosis. is follows an subject with is his his comfortably seated the in easy back side. up and two the operator stands his right eyes. eyes keep to mind toms symp- blank." until ally gradumore condition from the of the subject The diverges final and normal. the to Sometimes these operator appear without will are waiting at once. to light. Monotonous " Tones. getting the more eyelids tired . 43 Hypnosis . The of Nancy. University France. as soon far as as possible. FAMOUS NANCY METHOD. Convergent Strabismus.CHAPTER THE VIII. " Fixation of Gaze. the the begin show in of weariness monotonous tone Hypnotist voice to begins suggest a as low of sleep in Method One. by holding twelve IS fingers from look of hand The two about inches told as the subject's at to subject fingers. a to intently these his and.

for (This those the psjnchological who it. . at placed that looking it being concentrate as it the be strained upward. to four or five minutes generally sufficing being wish a develop complete explanation Hypnosis. held in and the tfiink operator's only of watching the object hand. foot disc held the subject such will a from when eyes. fixation strained Hypnosis of gaze. solut ab- necessary that the subject as his mind the and whole attention well his eyes on object. suggestion. held before be the in gaze subject's about position a It fore be- may the operator's fingers. The position of the which and the slight a convergent strabismus of results. produces causes tired condition the brain. is induced as and given by this Somnambulism in method Trance Method by One. takes can now The place. eyes close qtiickis ly" deep breathing asleep.) eyes The matters or a exact object little. and subject to sound You proceed induce or Suggested Catalepsy condition. and sleep. combined with eyes.44 HYPNOTISM. generally comes suddenly.

Fiends. an hour. Interesting Date. give future a illustfation. and disease a can very interesting. SUGGESTIONS. asleep. " Time Cigarette Power. to come he will your house 45 will go sleep . " Impressed. " Realization. As be to take or a* any place. the istic charactersuggestions are post-hypnotic These phenomena used evil to may obtained. given or Post-hypnotic effect any at set suggestions designated time. " or Knowledge Drunkards. " Phenomena No " " Designated or Place. subject post-hypnotic the effect to suggestion that to-morrow or while at one he p.CHAPTER POST-HYPNOTIC IX. Altered Strange Indelibly Hypnotic " Personality. date. has been brought back Kis normal It is not necessary to its success that these suggestions should take effect can immediately. the of giving Hypnotic again suggestion while to subject out is in the sleep. In all deep phenomena be stages of of Hypnosis. curing be good and advantage consists in and habits. Grood Results. be carried to after he condition. to is m.

susceptible to suggestion. he will this carry nature out are the suggestions. is possible obtain at an the fulfillment hypnoti of post- suggestion extremely distant is date. Suggestions out. effect Suggest given to a subject days from a date on he will out.paper you mail letter with inside. asleep Suggest that in a to a subject weeks piece of while he sound you a eight blank he note will . may and ing durget for- the the intervening occurrence. at any so. inside and he will certainly part of One strange these phenomena is that suggestions when awakened after the post-hypnotic have been ghen subject he has that has no knowledge any or recollection that thinks of been acts given are suggestion to and course his due the natural To events. of always is to carried take especially on some when the certain that to suggestion day date or in ninety named. hour stated. yourself eight in exactly weeks. come your house most with his do coat so. period but. set one person against another and cause . and he will most certainly do Any suggestion or command given during Hypnosis will made take effect the post-hypnotically.4^ HYPNOTISM. is in if properly or when asleep or subject under to deep nosis Hypof sound and the control the It operator.

a he is liable subject be very unhappy for evil position. cigarette the has sight them him worst The writer by or cured of when the fiends cure this method nothing else can would by this affect and them. The Hypnotist power method strange an Hypnotic change mold his the personality to of individual.. 47 him to hate the way other. that a he what wakes you knowledge or have with him mind how you changed his will condition no of toward for Mr. be depended fiend wake upon. . B. drink so of sick liquor or cigarette stand up. drunkard or cigarette when you or and him give up suggestions that sight him or smell of whiskey cigarettes will to deathly sick and smoke can that a if he tries take will awaken or . purposes to should hesitate than in employing as it for otherwise place the course beneficial. and of responsible results.POST-HYPNOTIC SUGGESTIONS. but can he have friendship Take him the make a a Mr. that the regular done you Mr. and have when hate will despise no Mr. of some him drink the a he will giving makes only sick.. When of have B. B. and has him wake a great him wrong he up will he done injury. a as he then get that have he not him cigarette reason and and that someone offer refuse. but he and character in suit his wishes. and induce suggest to or deep him Hypnosis that in B.

and give suggestions in a firm decided so Repeat will them over several that they become mind. have but will impress upon the sleeper's suggestions. suggestions memory before or that your he have given no recollection of having them after you have awakened him. instantly.48 HYPNOTISM. to indelibly and. . Wake subject doing up so. As stated above. it is absolutely suggestions necessary when giving should Post-Hypnotic be sound that the subject the Then asleep and deeply under Hypnotic take influence. when good give through giving the the results. a position beside the make subject passes and over while giving the suggestions the subject's and times forehead manner.

Minute Inspection In all deep stages in any of Hypnosis part anaesthesia the can be produced being or of human body. Sewed Tongues.CHAPTER X. Suggestions. Needle with Tests. Hyp- that that sense on whatever in particular upon. Singing Allowed. " " Posl* Public " Hat Demonstrations. ANAESTHESIA. part which wish to operate The prpper is first way to to put a hat pin pin in through some the cheek immerse Then no the give good tions suggesthat to antiseptic that solution. " " " Complete and Anaesthesia. HOW PRODUCED. he has positive his feeling in cheek. while has no decided suggestions must be the subject of is in feeling you deep nosis. all sense animation entirely removed suspended from and that of feeling of pain particular part the body. Suspended tive Animation. complete To produce or anaesthesia for hat pin tests surgpical given he operations. that part of his face is 49 completely insensible .

be that or given decided convincing in he has no feeling whatever his tongue . on While the giving public has demonstrations the four ened fast- stage author tongues often sewed and three while They or subjects' had no together all sing or thus of them dance. for and let pass through audience was minute inspection. and force any Then it ordinary and steel through nor his cheek. that he that whatever any and he cannot pain his tongue. he when to -feel pain.so HYPKOnSlL pain. who Where come this upon or done. and feeling feel extend hold of tongue a far as then it with handkerchief has no give decided in in suggestions his tongue. It must for of in understood. quickly that in a vanish. and you that put be the hat will will pin pin not not feel the least take pain any when through. and or three another through the them tongue cheek of the subject. the sewing course having knowledge would put two sew or of one process. put a a If you tongue as wish of needle have or hat him take pin through his the subject possible. will blood flow it is withdrawn. tongue to for his the author subject's hat pins ear. tests must the very must subject deep these be the down stage Hypnosis a and and suggestions manner. stage so using that citizens all had the doubt and idea of fraud be simulation would however.

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ANAESTHESIA. of When hurting pain. for he have will feel your the least providing you done part properly. $1 check. . this the is done. you need have not no fear subject. HOW PRODUCED.

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CHAPTER

XI.

CATALEPTIC

OR

RIGID

STATE.

Marvelous
"

Demonstrations. Stone Breaking

"

^Wonderful
Tests.
"

Weight

Sustained

Caution

Necessary.

The

author

has given

during
some

His

long

experience
tests

as

an

operator
or

marvelous

of

the

Cataleptic While
of in
was a

Rigfd

state.

giving
some

private physicians

demonstrations and
town,
a

for professional

the

benefit
men

other
young

certain

Ohio
a

lady

quite
test,

tall

used

as

subject,
but
120

for

the

Cataleptic
as

her

weight

being

pounds,
in
as

I afterwards
state,

learned. body
this

She

was

put

the
a

Cataleptic
bar
of
iron.
upon

her

becoming condition,

rigid
her

While
the
feet

in

head

was

placed
chair,

back

of

a

high

dining-room

and
her

her body

upon

another.

In

this

position

sustaine

without five
pounds,

apparent

effort

four

hundred
of while
three

and
sons per-

the

combined
upon

weight
her

who

stood

body

in

this

position.

No
that

ill effects

resulted, knowledge
out
S3

the

young
or

lady

stating

she

had

no

recollection,

after

being

brought

of

the

condition,

4

HYPNOTISM.

of

what

had

been

done

with

her

while

tized. Hypno-

The

stone-breaking
is where

tests
a

with

which
weighing
is

nearly

all

re

familiar,

stone

between
with
a

five

and

six

hundred
while whose
upon

pounds, lying
on

broken
the

sledge-hammer,
man

breast
with

of

a

young

body
one

is

Cataleptic,
and
are
one's

his
upon

head

resting

chair
These
to

his

feet

the

back
tests
reason,

of

another. appeal
no

demonstrations
common
sense ever

and

which

and

and

person,

who

has their

nesse wit-

these especially

phenomena, if is
the

doubts
to

ity, authentic-

extended

him

the

privilege

of

handling

sledge.

CATALEPTIC

STATE"

HOW

INDUCED.

In

this

state

the

subject's

body

becomes

perfectly

rigid. The

following
:

instruction
the
arms a

should stand down

be
perfectly by
that

strictly

followed the

Have floor,

subject
straight

firm side.
are

upon

his
you

Inform
to

him

in

decided
part

manner

going

make
two

every

of

his
o*

body
the

rigid.
right
the
on

Then

place

the
the
same

middle of
his

fingers neck,

hand
spine,

upon

back
fingers

pressing

the

"f

the

left

hand
the

the

back

above

the

hips,

also

pressing

spine.

CATALEPTIC

OR

RIGID

STATE.

55

Then

in

a

deep,
every

decided
part

voice
your

say:

"Rigid,
is

rigid,

rigid; rigid,

of

body

getting

rigid,
Then

rigid."
the
arms

stroke
passes

and
the
the

limbs
down,

downward,

and

make

from
all

head while

slightly
your
the

touching
and

the
will

body,

keeping upon

mind

intensely the will thought get has have

concentrated
firmly

subject.
he
is

Hold

in

your

mind

that

and

rigid. become
an

When

his

body and

rigid,
assistant

take
take

him

by

the

shoulder feet.

hold
of
one

of

his

Place
his up feet
one

his

head

upon

the

back
rigid

chair

and hold

upon
or

another.
two

His

body quite

will

persons'

weight

easily.

CAUTION.
state

"

Do
too at

not

keep

the

subject
him
by his

in

the

Cataleptic
your

long.

Awaken
side
; wake

ping clapand h" has

hands "All upon

the

of up,"

head

loudly

saying,

right

after

been

placed

his

feet

again.

the Mind ^Unmistakable Signs of The next Lethargic to state is an independent the tion condiceases death. 57 . in which with subject operator. Condition " Dangerous. is to have any out connection of letting his the It sit having passed control. " Bishop Life. This and the operator should guard it by keeping for the subject if left to interested and and doing something. Lethargic Reader. wake this attention. caused too or by the long operator his subject inactive after he is a has very induced dangerous against somnambulism state trance.CHAPTER LETHARGIC OR Xli\ SI INDEPENDENT ATE. when mindautopsy reader. you cannot use them into some of them before they pass apparently lifeless condition. If have time. the the There is was no doubt in this upon but that Bishop. he to himself this you same preoccupied is very liable pass into state. as his and other vitals unmistakable sig^s life. more than them one under control doing something at the keep their all busy If up to engage all. condition was performed heart of his supposed gave dead body.

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as an absolute body physical lifeless. suspension The of condition the consists sense of organs. ordinary organs 59 of the perceiving through the is for time inter- .. the Mind. Body. Clairvoyant ^Ability " Subject. is properly etc. stolen is articles.. " Occult Phenomena. way the appearing The sense almost or if in a deep sleep. possible condition induced and a good voyant Clair- subject While ability into used." " Possibility ^No Stages of Fraud. Deepest Best Hindoos Accurate " Account Intellectual Distant Battles. when ferret this out murders. Tests. of " " Psychic Organism. thieves. eeing and at a Distance. " Action Clairvoyant of " Mediating " Sense of Phenomena. Lifeless Independent Organs. person locate can or seeing into or at a a distance so whereby that they be put trance can lost. Advancement. of " " Severe India. hidden. in this to condition its the human of mind conception has the extend faculties far space. " Thieves." Physical Murders Senses." " Stolen Suspension " Articles of Found. Mind Invisible and Immater Clairvoyance. CHAPTER XIIL CLAIRVOYANT OR SECOND SIGHT.

some instructions for give the ing producreader of Clairvoyant of I the will description of phenomena this trancelike condition I have of leave any a and had in the the ability of some of state. so subject speak. one miles makes or the mind will find the the spot. selected subject from among those . Before the giving specific state. room. rupted and takes an independent action of the soul or mind This place. same mile. is an action conditions. and try clairvoyant ork. One while giving some tions demonstracity social I was gathering asked a in to the some of land. those whom Clairvoyant The mind to good the Clairvoyant body. no difference organism caus be- human not mind recognize the psychic of man does evening at a space. or It a matters or whether thousand Distance it is in the away. and not s often organs. perceiving they actually of things. and give intelligent done at and accurate account of things being not that particular place. can be made to and in be rec di- to can given an locality anywhere space. Cleve- Ohio. and persons very as and really they in to their us. nature. exist appear immediate ."o HYPNOTISM. hypercritically as through mediating sense clairvoyance sight of our is finer and farther reaching than the dull eyes.

were of to these answers. secure blindfolded young unnecessary gentlemen who took all prevent to necessary and precautions to their accommodate all was was friend (not mine) me. a young put about the of and. 6i present. I the was means of verification to spot. When ready to one of the young and ladies select room. a from to deceiving them them stranger all. seemed and a severe one.CLAIRVOYANT OR SECOND SIGHT. the proceeded number of the to give page the where of and opened the the book All by young upon lady. and down ostensibly read the book The test selected. that possibility was work of fraud. investigation. he was after being into Clairvoyant by two state. present asked she go to the go library to any book the wished and sit another to shut door. found be correct. that naming certain in location of the what room upon being doing and book was asked he to do so. The subject while could tell the con- number of any person's watch. then young requested lady ask the He subject unhesitatingly room where had she the was gone? in a replied the house. When she was asked she down name as stated then that sitting reading. especially on with the a new subject. Among tests. in this . 24 years subject age. fortunately the of guess man securing was or one an excellent barred The all one.

as number yet had the as book he the rule answered others. sleep as the subject in Method when the One. has go that this to condition leave may mind ability in and space his body nd anywhere you direct mind. it. themselves were which was more than He also some of the of the owner's knew. the bility possiinto of the of the tests. mind as reading I myself by state. sound the while and state subject has is in now to him state that he entered and the Clairvoyant in power that upon and his condition. asleep passes. telepathy was entering ignorant knowledge the procured the young man while could in not Clairvoyant received therefore my he have it from excepting mind. that occurring afterward tests another to was or part of which all were found there be correct. for and person should is put selected and this kind of work can w'ho be of a quiet a sensible deep are disposition of sis. young where this Nobody the of the page lady she herself knew the open. Hypnonecessary and into very stage These qualifications results are absolutely if good Always using put obtained. in told things city.6a HYPNOTISM. not In least of these given. make be question readily do a any not as of a All good Hypnotic subjects Clairvoyants. Deeply impress this fact his and . dition. the a Mesmeric deep.

of mind intelligent soul of Every observing and person . advancement The century in Psychic now and Spiritualistic era opening ment advanceor is the of the interesting science study the human and the of man. influence. to if he ready in his go any designated you can If he answers the affirmative to proceed you to direct mind any place deep or locality enough wish. and. The as future of will mark closing of this century ne intellectual science. the that human conditions mind ability.CLAIRVOYANT OR SECOND SIGHT. him blindfolded. in from is as the remotest to the to present and support has are unimpeachable fact or is be the found of the any thing. there human testimony evidence is of worth. It is a common for Hindoos of accurate India to self-induce of condition. who well If advanced and in any Occult Science. to when leave in are proper provided where the physical body and go directed space. accoun battles by are going This and Adepts fact her is well known all familiar India people. on giving miles with away. is abundant ages as reaching time. now We stepping the into a new era. 63 keep him while is down he deep is being to asleep by giving then tions suggesask place. question if you have will him in a under answer the he few place the minutes or any regarding thing this the person.

immaterial who and invisible in Those interest and themselves the of Hypnotism Mesmerism will be rewar .64 HYPNOTISM. part that of study amply mysteriou man. IS anxious to learn more of the mind.

Dr. or hat this and common wonderful immaterial sense world forces onsists of material upon is based All and Occult phenomena. Recorded Death. we limit And f human established when his possibility everything greater realize which combined reason. " " Dr. and Morbid Condemned Produced " Frenchman. Removing " Dormant Powers. " 'Suggestion. ^Vital " Power " of ^Auto Suggestion Results. Noth- . " Hypnosis. That Self-Hypnotization possibilities becomes in is an lies within the fact. SELF-INDUCED Bu man Possibilities. " Killed Suggestion. Animation." Famous Six " Fakirs Sealed ^Apparent in the Coffin. of The Rajah. Occult to nomena. whether Psychic Spiritualistic. Occult " Material " and ^Natural Immaterial Laws. Possibilities Susceptibili- ties of the Human Mind. Voluntary " Phenomena. Self " Hypnotization." Apparent Details " Revived Sceptical " After Death. and Eye Witness of terment Disin- " Organs Functions " Body by Controlled. by Auto and Disease " Kindred States Suggestion. " Far East Holy Weeks ^Medical " Man. India ease. Over " " Pain.CHAPTER HYPNOSIS XIV. Phe- McGregor. Dis- Forces. Suggestions. " Suspended Hack Tuck." " Forces. is the result 6* of natural laws.

) his own hath that spirit without is like city " is broken down." These be (Prov. circumstances conditions." no (Prov. what is known with auto self- suggestion. asleep and any by auto-suggestion desired length insensible pain of to time pain. psychological and on fact demonstrates either auto the or power effect of suggestion. disease and we pain. and walls. powers 25 128. than ruleth a his " soul is mightier he that "He city. for the when by the proper suggestions place psychic forces .66 HYPNOTISM. combined often concentration. rule over 16:32.. spoken. or make any part of his body He has repeatedly of his remov from different mind upon parts the body by parts concentrating the his absolute affected desire with determination and of remov the This pain. himself in the Hypnotic his will master He who by an effort of enter over the his Hypnotic own condition or is complete "He that taketh that a mind soul. is a It most anyone wise provision to of place can nature for be able voluntarily state.) dormant in lie all mankind proper as and application or can easily the developed or by the of will. ing ever happened and certainly to but that which is due to facts. The author has self-induced is able to this remain condition.

the some concentration the mind and small article object relaxed.HYPNOSIS SELP-INDUCED. of time sound reasonable asleep for length an hours. the to When time self-inducing or Hypnotic up sleep. them and out deaths of our with intention invite of driving in these body. in the let in slow the body regular become perfectly Take breaths. induce be this condition in go To be psychic able properly powers the developed the into following quiet room manner : The lie beginner in a should comfortable of or and with upon down positi and sight room. and hour. surround- It is the eyes absolutely mind upon necessary that attention you as concentrate and the whole and you well as the object that two think will or only remain any of going sound asleep. and But receive when their lines place health and strength. be^ coming totally unconscious of your ings. 67 n the defensive the we against pain. of life forces re weakened the by body at adverse that suggestions point where disease exists the enters greatest deficiency of vital to must force. desired. the every holding the of thought and idea in that mind (exclusive you you all other thoughts) you breath and that draw are is putting sound asleep. a certain hour wake should be decided . disease.

Hypnotic if he desires any sleep for almost length results of time. time At you the expiration wake up of this self-appointed feeling greatly refreshed will and ened. strength- These to are auto-suggestions convenience remain and can be who given may suit so the of the in the sleeper. apparently was died put and in a was sealed to coffin. end of and six was closely weeks. signs are of Hfe many could detected. the coffin carried of the scpulcher in the . entrance also At the sealed. by time himself.6S HYPNOTISM. that no where the state the doos Hin- India and animation have self-induced in that Hypnotic remained being for six so entirely be suspended. demonstrate men his ability the this distinguished and that he convince possessed Maharajah power over Runjeet his placed the Singh psychic in a organism. accomplished enthusiasts by dia In- Fakirs far and other religious in the thoroughly a East. One remarkable. and I believe is of well-authenticated holy to some instance. who. to mous fa- man. upon and this time fixed in the mind. guarded the out by set soldiers. cases There apparent authenticated known of death or being produced by self-Hypnoti- zation auto-suggestions. show cases Recorded of condition months. which which was vault.

testify. well-authenticated whose cases can of vivi-sepulture genuineness not be There questioned. saying. he being can enter at Hypnotic sleep awaken only sleep. But. Full of who this was are given by the Dr. ghastly-looking in the now corpselike being raised his coffin and dres ad- his "Do medical first you words believe details sceptical ?'* phenomena an Rajah. over By the has ontrol organs and fun"tions . death. McGregor. credible and every nesse witthe English was well when coffin opened.HYPNOSIS SELF-INDUCED. to any time. to acquired of will. To effect his this has on lie down and the a oncentrate attention and awaken retain thought in length his mind of time. in eye-witness to disinterment." There are many other known. his "History of the Sikhs. his body had ance appear- of after the up to me being slowly revived and by his faithful servant. by able practice. is another case similar to to this the in some respects. to that he will after ertain He is also able can apply auto-suggestion of any as a urative and relieve this means himself he abnormal remarkable of his condition. 69 presence of the Rajah as and as several native. the A the truthfulness young power at man which author has the set an who.

a less minute pulsation his pulse began as to sink radually until heart. his pulse and and. animation been and an absolutely Then the suspended. state that the upon doctors an were reatly and insisted examina- . Upon entering found that he to examination by the before were the state.0 HYPNOTISM. pulse continuing for hour. not did soil all action of the while on the least of breath as discernible the mirror. satisfy for suspend hemselves human whether it were being animation by and an effort as of it will come to then. hand while of the the doctors held a olding other irror In his than mouth. not after the close sign or examination. did the lungs and other to It is unnecessary surprised. and body had having appearance completely so of a corpse. resent the or experiment not and possible his were. as was demonstrated physicians witness to the entire who tion satisfacwere of two to and myself. slowly and gradually as again resumed condition. a The physicians. and right and one perfectly still his to composed. ceased. back cians physi- o life again. ody. fter stating an he lay would down tized self-hypnobecame hour. eart be perfectly remain normal. and their heart normal viscera. symptom of could discover his least every life.

but failed The harmful of and and even as power effect on the question imagination wonderful. for committing to had been crime. made the to small stream of it and arm trickle down all on drop into up basin. with other the of man this In a short while symptoms miserable of cardiac died from a with a cide de- syncope hemorrhage without blood. 7^ tion after he to had detect and is resumed any the normal results. who some Frenchman. the subject condemned must stated decreed to the man that to it had been The that he be the bled death. execution. readily in an instance The victim by a Dr. weakening "See his heart how pale is beating looks. suggestion there condition. executor then his arm bandaged been water victim's and. Hack Tuck. a having of really suggestion. pulse remarks slower slower. sickness is no but that death is itself seen is often caused by given was suggestion. lost single drop of victim That decease and kindred states arc induced . a after had slightly was a pricked. is almost stopped.HYPNOSIS SELF-INDUCED. eyes. condemned his to death wishing and friends." sort. He and numerous is getting his faint. of an avoid to the his It was disgrace being made of public consented experiment. a assistants comment the his while supposed he keeping continuous condition.

"Disease either can spoken. and auto cured by healthful uggestions. and it is almost that e will As in temporarily the of case deteriorate of the farmer in who was given uggestion this sort. friends bad." fact a This is indisputable who have known to all advance thinkers the nature. or be. this hat complaint. he will be with certainty health." is. is. for of a joke. yet these effects persons. about. either an spoken. y auto-suggestion suggestions Let is a man's and from can likewise there be is no induced doubt. ealth of previous course the a suggestions wrong his and are unwarrantable oke. and that repeatedly that tell him not care e looking to he does take ble be or he down should sick a of or imself.2 HYPNOTISM. scientific knowledge of f possibilities and of man. often have produced y well-meaning always who their the and habit f commiserating for not friends acquai looking well. that After he being looked ssured by was a number not persons ad and to able and went to be around. auto and or caused by morbid uggestion. to was same Although was in given good him. "Disease can be. that seem y without. susceptibilities he human mind or soul . an really able unmistak- did ake his bed of through he attack fever.

by who of a telegram letter away sent by the may be strange miles in another is one the characteristics a of one. TO HYPNOTIZE BY OR TELEGRAPH. Teleand Individuals Their to Dance Sing Without Knowledge. one Hypnotic as can influence. MAIL. Sedate Sleep Made phone. of receiving of he is already the the the the tion communicawho at some under by a influence Hypnotist. TELEPHONE Subtle and Mysterious Influence. " " Irresistible Induced Power. has few well applied 73 suggestions . That a person can be the affected operator or and over influenced the or while conversing with phone. And startling in it may the not person remotest influ this manner has or the idea that of the message to letter he receives and that is the means conveying of time him the subtle or mysteriou influence at Hypnotism. but nevertheless by modus as true be quickly demonstrated the proper any who stands under- operandi. seem.CHAPTER XV. by " Professional " Operators. tele- either long-distance or local^ tized Hypnoist Hypnotcity.

go will asleep instantly come beat sound stay standing until go he will will asleep certainly I to wake ou most sleep in tanding chair the 'phone. opportune and or time. is ethod known by to can which few this accomplished operators. on if you end message Monday. drowsy influence you is coming ou. Your audience or attribute power entirely by it to you the trange Hypnotic It is Mesmeric about sess.4 HYPNOTISM. He will without fail arise next morning with . placed power him of within the ious mysterThe irresistible means Hypnotism. that to by wire r mail. have subject dead by or friend say deeply to the influence call you nd asleep. posuse brought the you f Post-Hypnotic suggestion. informing him the he following awakens that ay will be Sunday and will know that ext morning he and realize it is Sunday. s only a professional some nd by its use be produced will marvelous esults. to I you ever p 'phone a say are getting over leepy. sleepy. and him. up. sleepy 'phone. sleep. until but you should come be seated awaken by friends and im. either him when or mail. When under "If you." at sound and and He asleep. To Hypnotize Post-Hypnotic him a a person by telegraph that. ive suggestions.

time. dress and and and if in go not the to habit attending the services. He he will is at or the designated he is doing. where dance horror what commence and sing. to hour. Take sedate in individual proper manner. and after giving him suggestions the at to send on a letter saying he will that start four p. church accustomed why will is hesitate inquire that very the church locked.TO HYPNOTIZE BY TELEGRAPH. greatly the astonishment and of his friends. the following day dance no and matter to sing. . and will insist a it is Sunday morning. m. 75 the impression of at to that it is Sunday.

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" Shrewd Master. you him to any future that you can him no sleep or ever when- wish. After him Hypnotized Hypnotize pu"t a person say at to that time. especially upon. or that you he can has power him ability against course o resist will a and Hypnotize you his wish has cannot any time never please. ypnotized at any Future Time. you. Of the if person you been Post-Hypnotic his under ence. influ- use suggestions but can o influence in him a against shrewd under be will. Hypnotist " Utter Helplessness. there is a way which people care Hypnotist the influence succeed who in utting not really do to hypnotized. been operated for I will against first give instructions use Hypnotizing the will by the of you Post-Hypnotic have you once can now suggestion. EOPLE HYPNOTIZED AGAINST THEIR WILL." Operator A great or deal has system been of said for and against any method Hypnotizing if they have anybody never against their previously will.CHAPTER XVI. which a No a method by can person who has never been subject be Hypnotized 77 against their .

will not it is nothing any slight and do harm or anybody. their who had been operated will of to before. of ual individthinks. It requires upon the which an if strictly followed amount succeed. A little talk along present these to to lines allow will you invariably to omeone try their the as Then who proceed fasten to the hands try. induce hands. This method where will be found may useful have some at parties br gatherings procuring be you difficulty cares in subjects and ask some or if nobody can't present get a to Hypnotized. he After have hands tightly after struggle.3 HYPNOTISM. extraordinary of the the person determination overcome the part operator resistance to of who does not wish be put asleep. let you his eye. Of course it is understood he . during But be that it may. politely you willing party subject. that but vou his him then and he his fast. release put hands together the regular second his hands time. let member her a of the test to you give saying him simple but hurt a with test their hands. will has as ever been the given author to the public. let him is satisfied in just you intends fastened keep have way. has and His years of experience discovered successfully used method a by great never which many he has people succeeded against upon in tizing Hypnowill.

is that his idea shall hands giving strong least. can he doesn't you. voice that will you a may his a face he tone suggest he him in move determined or of chair. detect the dull stare coming and of smile sat when utter this is pronounced takes been to on and the an expression helplessness have place of when the that down. . that cannot leave the every part of the his body gleam can is paralyzed. intend you if he When time. in then to and eyes he that know by master. fierce You your are proceed put or by dead in the few well-chosen induce way. you hold Kim in steady You can and until get dazed.HYPNOTIZED AGAINST THEIR WILL 79 does not intend perform at to let you put his him to sleep That and make him before And prevent friends. them. suggestions him trance asleep regular and somnambulism He will ever afterwards your be your subject if you understand business in giving Post-Hypnotic suggestions. his putting his together the the second while eyes you are suggestions.

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CHAPTER XVII. his by wave of the Hypnotist's hand. by having to prevfously this of g^ven Post- Hypnotic suggestions to on a effect. or hypnotized. in opera house. or asleep. Suggest them number stage or subjects whenever your when you you have the at that pass fall suggest the he point your finger their a a them hand in front you of face they will asleep. or on if he is street and become catch his eye look at him will you instantly hypnotized and the will follow has anywhere. oper- A on person can be in a a instantly crowd. by a " the Opera House. " Marvelous Effects. Hypnotized Finger. Of course subject 8i no knowledge this that you have previously implanted irresistible . nstantaneous At Hypnotism for " Public Demonstrations. in giving public by any but of course be used ator. Hypnotizing the show instantaneously business when can is generally used demonstrations. while seated either an the street. to When him that you have in subject crowd. INSTANTLY HYPNOTIZED.

cause in his and psychic the composition.82 HYPNOTISM. absence of this neither knowledge more has the will the effects to be considered marvelous by your friends and the public. influence public. .

SLEEP INDUCED BY MESMERIC PASSES. .

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of " INDUCED. " akirs and Adepts Sensations of " of " " Peculiar Hindoo Suggestive Position Operator. HOW India. Cake This method its name or manner of the inducing Hindoos Hypnosis of receives from India. Music ^Monotonous Sleep. Good Drawing Humiliation. used who in from this the sons per- country stage succeed while of who the have in putting in a number seats of in asleep parts sitting opera their feren dif- house. The Hindoo by can sleep professional is principally showmen. of Hindooism Walk. " The " ^Amusing Conceited Complete Card. where it is of use universally country. " " Sleep. Rotary " Completely of the Fascinated Body. " Contagious. Incident Gentleman. " by Hindooism. Motion tration ConcenHindoo Universal. an used who by to the Fakirs the nous monoto- and Adepts that as facilitate some duct in- accompaniment music. the People accounts entered Hindoo of a sleep peculiar give of being conscious drawing sensation while 83 the condition is being .CHAPTER HINDOO SLEEP. XVIII.

HYPNOTISM. from caused by the the description by the given suggestiv operator while inducing One the Hindoo in subject entire were particular relates that power the or arms and body drawing feel as if some ence influ- them is two up. on subject tell of similar experiences the the To the close person observer while expression sleep some the face of a Hindoo is being induced is decidedly as interesting. however. his the the operator sit upon up legs ner man- crossed of a and drawn then either a something tailor. but part of the body below hips should remain perfectly motionless. of These them position are sensation^ evidently assumed sleep. suggestion asleep. of after hand slow placing together rotary the at thumb their and tips. and arms if they Other symptoms. his little finger he should begin that motion with his body. the subject assuming come be- countenance and are peaceful given. . with after sleep. subjects and really appearing of if completely that fascinated their possesse the idea frozen body can is paralyze This by sound contented expression after the be removed. and that just before felt as the final were Hypnosis about induced inches his long. to expression if the proper suggestions When wishing should induce the the Hindoo floor. induced.

but before doing . a an desiring music tune accompaniment played best for low monotonous a may be are from this organ or melodeon. or This minutes should and will sleeping be at kept the up for about that a ten fifteen end have seat3 of time a good of operator persons probably in quite number parts their in different If of the as an opera house. operator take desired tance dis- from comfortable the subject. 85 This rotary motion can be successfully the the upon put any accomplished by a little practice upon part eyes of of those the operator. and awaken all of them individually. from center should be sitting in a When operating sit the stage the forward Hypnotist part should in and the of the eyes the of the stage. While is inducing the only Hindoo sleep suggestion he should remain silent when as mental from is given. during his movements over of entire his body should with no cast the ence. chair. but present. and after operating induced from the sleep stage stage in a he should. the operator which purpose. During this be he his operation the Hypnotist person should whom can concentrated of The the wishes position who to asleep. HOW INDUCED. of having come the the number persons. audi- individual influence concentration.HINDOO SLEEP. by or his will many must as everybody as possible.

6 HYPNOTISM. after The being number awakened. of or people that can be this of the neously simultamanner affected of the course influenced upon the in depends ability tor opera- and There given size of his audience. hich I after young am was sufficient. a happened by an during public one tion demonstrathe Eastern the author in of tates quite amusing incident. it attention o conceited preceding during part of the show Hindoo inducing But when the time two came for a I of gave my him and his friends amount considerable sure attention. o it IS better will of the to give all suggestions and to the effect will that they any be right. whereupon the gentleman . arrivals young at Among evening the earlier was the opera house ne a gentleman accompanied by two of his lady manner friends. then nobody eel di'awing sensations before spoken of. to He those him. Shortly the beginning to induce at the his Hindoo side sleep lady symptoms sitting of over right showed decided her head sleepiness. she went and rect di- sank and young sound gal- asleep. stated around and and no in him a ositive and decided could that nobody be out hypnotize I put him that made he would fool this there when asleep of him. I apparently fellow the paid that sleep.

could not be accom After waking who were up his lady I friends took and young a some others upon sleeping. being a young of considerable importance in the . 87 lantly placed his hand it. By under her was head. gentleman proceeded to give young whose an hands but were already sure filled with trouble. much had the the amusement of those I then whose attention been attracted. HOW INDUCED.HINDOO SLEEP. whole man It is unnecessary show state that he was from then on. for. have attempted eyes to leave for in seen his a before which they was closed sleep an could be to save look the meant appeal asleep him humiliation ments state- of being upon put after that such this positive his part. at time other young in sitting manner. Hindooism. also the she man and the young supported to with his left hand. stage the do low felwalk the an and had him of cake from and chase imaginary flock bees to his flowing the locks. with what I the intention him lady same of resting to which this just the sir de- do. of upon individual slow and application expression extreme. his face was The interesting in the and he 1 think be but there for his former statement that would when I put him asleep he the in as would opera certainly house. his left also became going her afflicted sound head asleep.

edge and to of the using broom stick going among the audience soliciting shoes shine. city where by such he resided. he was good drawing card. young the man's Scores every see of the egotistical during friends the week and a came night perform. balance well of to him for being a known splendid subject.8 HYPNOTISM. actions as he caused in roars an of ter laugh- fisKing stage. . imaginary a stream from for a the pole.

some These after often closed turn continued in sleep. The final induction a of Hypnosis is of generally the preceded the eye. for time deep have In all Hypnosis in or the position eyeballs upward and remain that until during the subject is awakened opens his eyes ism. and remain dilated until the normal condition is again assume There is also noticeable vibrations the eyes a marked are quivering of the eyelids. by decided then contraction pupils largely of they dilate.CHAPTER SYMPTOMS OF XIX. somnambul- . HYPNOSIS.

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The depth varies to which each each subject enters nosis Hypare with individual which sleep. 91 their divisions . oper- a rule the Hypnotic till about sleep the deepens or with every Hypnosis by his this fifth sixth induc time the subject degrees only to an has usually reached These deepest stage. mportant Classifications " Necessary. " Classification. into a as some into a light upon others deep of sleep depends Hypnosis susceptibility the subject As and the ability of the ator. the are . different a stages or of Hypnosis notist Hypwhich The vary from can condition as which Hypnosis. ers observThese have made attempts classify however. Bembeim. expert state detect a in strikingly abnormal of stages are conditions many to are. variety and different them. two agreeing. THE DIFFERENT OF HYPNOSIS. are present. this to important. Unsatisfactory Detailed Classifications.CHAPTER STAGES XX. but there certain classifications pass . various classifications no extremely unsatisfactory. " Attempts at " sificat ClasProf.

state. state. 6. and is useless more detailed classification than 1. Somnambulistic Cataleptic Clairvoyant 5. Lethargic (dangerous).* HYPNOTISM. whicfi latter view is held It Bemheim. a be waste of thus time to dwell upon the it different to opinions attempt a advanced. state 3. 2. " Profound to Hypnosis normal or No memory on returning the condition of in anything that had been said done while the Hypnotic condition. being from by would Prof. Hypnosis. those Light Deep Profound given here : Hypnosis. Hypnosis. 7. two up to ten. state. 4. .

who in nderstood ability his as an business.CHAPTER HOW XXI. or awakening sleep. important of ypnotism. asleep. Then by "All counting three. be felt by No apprehension operator having who any need has ever the tical prac- been properly in getting instructed. No known where an operator. and saying 93 in a loud voice. been Where the has occurred the due who to ignorance not n of operator. Hypnotist. Hypnosis has asleep you After been give count induced him three asleep and the subject that wake is sound when he up cannot decided he tions suggeswill will him wake that up. had properly instructed. TO WAKE A SUBJECT. a bout of difficulty or subject the ut Hypnosis. he been wa6e given up when instantly the when subject told s will o do so case by the is operator. are an him for when from ypnotic Mesmeric which have the proper part uggestions. . remain but awaken have to immediately. and had has confidence ever his had a the least difficulty this part or trouble it in was waking subject.

94 HYPNOTISM. wake operator or up. of not The should presence mind become when manner excited told to if do a subject but does wake up so. "All right now." . should in a confidential him repeat the suggestions and make wake up by loudly saying. right." and he never will lose be his wide awake.

The physician by telling of who attempts that to frighten results his follow to patients tliem Hypnosis as bad is the induction beginning long to be generally ominous recognized sentences one using words his and wherewith as cloak a wn ignorance. everyone with knowledge knows.CHAPTER XXII. brothers who fast outstripp their slower their as ing dependand wholly upon learning only means of physiology of Materia Medica the combating disease. physicians of and surgeons and knowledge Hypnotism combining treatment Suggestive disease present Therapeutics by (which and of is the of Hypnotism method Suggestion) are are with the practicing. principles good are of to Hypnotism be derived who are great benefit The and by have its a se. This is a mistake. Medica. of the true for. a and the of 95 physician psychology who as does nec- not consider knowledge . " " Suggestive Thei- apeutics. CURING DISEASE BY HYPNOTISM AND SUGGESTION. ong Words and " Ominous Materia Sentences. ^Nervous Diseases.

of All diseases and especially those of a nervous origin can be entirely cured. And have he few cases no trouble in treating a will he has induced the sleep. quietly engaged enjoyinga treat any person. much importance as in treating h-s is curing disease is physiology. action and he is of the science of being. always induce the sleep by the Mesmeric passes as given in Method One and when you have the patient in a sound. and that when will go rest he goes to bed at night he sound and night's asleep and have a good improved in feel greatly rested and will be given of course to treating. while the patient is peaceful sleep. from free from pain and greatly which he will awaken When desiring to relieved in mind and body. The suggestions should case suit the individual operator after using his best judgment. cure ignorant as disease of the origin. the you are the morning.9* essaiy and of patieirts and as as HYPNOTISM. quiet to the effect that when sleep give suggestions you wake him up he willbe entirely free from all pain. relieving all in whom .

person. should be upon eradicated our by close thought conversation and part. " Unpopular.CHAPTER XXIII. " Honesty To those who wish to acquire gives that that charm is sure peculiar of to ner man- magnetic personality power which and of fascination win and retain the you respect meet and and admiration associate with of those with whom through to to life. 97 if for infoi^mation . to It always be pleasant. " " Power of Fascination. others. Don Best Quixote. Nobody or one is as unpopular a disagreeable of an aggressive disposition. PERSONAL MAGNETISM. During means avoid arguments by Make are all and a never contradict all opinion. particular attention must be be given made their personality an and agreeable pays as an effort should tivat cul- personality. agnetic Personality. do anybody. this to rule above an If you urged asking announce as it rather by questk"ns. " ble Agreea" Disagreeable Decidedly Characteristics. characteristics We in all our Rave certain disagree these attention nature. Personality.

fact you and that say. an If he give information him in own measured he it. always holding your are their you are talking. hon- mean it always be The eyes as the windows in his of the so soul of man. always and while straight a conversing in with eye . for . and. him not and yours. not look vate cultiwhile them them the stare. and have right attempt wants to him of the will ask gratification. do them. nothing. and so why to should bring be you become by force Don to one Quixote opinion? he no try all men If a fact by a misstated of it is possible you is gratified to belief deprive it. It is his you affair. if he it by and should decidedly let him keep and trying of not to make yourself him.^ HYPNOTISM or by suggesting an doubts. which as When is not right yours to anyone you expres opinion he to must know you that has much his you opinion question as have yours. prefers error. and why should it? His error does a you no injury. then if he it to terms stUl or believes desire say his to story and shows with inclination hear dispute the fact you. but eye steady gaze. unpopular a get it from Make of those special wish study to the characteristics you impress favorably. and he reckoneth heart he is. are with you as will impress a with the what telling pays truth to and est. .

PERSONAL MAGNETISM. 99 A man with an honest in his heart eyes. always and people has a ful truthhave to expression will confidence and trust in him. which is essential uccess in life and business. .

CHAPTER

XXIV.
AND

HYPNOTISM

CRIME.

angers
Events.

of
"

Hypnotism.
Moral

"

Religious
"

Views.

"

Criminal
"

Nature.
"

Criminal Assaults.
"

Suggestion.
"

Judges

and

Lawyers. and
"

Criminal

ism, Hypnot"

Ether

Chloroform.
Fatal

False

Pleas.

nal Crimi-

Reports.

Syncope.

In

considering
from
we
a

the
criminal

danger
or

to

which
use

the
of

public

is liable

improper

notism, Hypas

must

dismiss
popular

from ideas

our

minds

far the

as

possible

the

with

regard

to

subject.
The

playwright been of
and
no

and
at

the
to

novelist write the
at

have
the

both

pare ap-

pains

greatest

amount

nonsense

in
have

shortest

possible
to

space,

they

been
and

liberty

write

with

knowledge
public
care

little
to

understanding,

since

the

who little

listen
and

and

read
It

their
would

productio

know
the

less.

be

a

waste

of

time

to

discuss
class

various

fallacies

which
sav

underlie
that
no

this

o1

writing.

Suffice
with
true

it

to

work

of

this

character

which

the

author

is

acquainted
state
or

gives
the

any

idea
may

of

the

Hypnotic
its
use.

dangers

which

attend

The

members

of

the
XOI

medical

profession

who

02

HYPNOTISM.

have

attacked
little appear and
are

the

use

of

Hypnotism
with
the rather
to

have

shown
their scientific, opinions

very

acquaintance
to

subject;
than

views

be

religious

it
not

is

unnecessary

discuss

which The

based
of

upon

scientific
are,

observation.
I believe,
no

dangers

Hypnotism there is

often

exaggerated,
that

but it
can

probably
for
a

question

ut

be

used

evil person

purposes,
can

and

hat

by
commit

criminal
crime. criminal

suggestion

be

made

o

Recent

events

which

are

supposed
have

to

ave

been
of

caused
bringing

by
the

Hypnotism question criminal and

been
ment employ-

the

eans

of

the

of

Hypnotism

for legal
of

purposes

prominently

before
the

the

medical
out
to

professions, what
extent

itt
can

object
used
to

finding
crime.

t

be

aid

Different
or

opinions
not
to

have is
a

been
by

advanced
the
a
means

as

to

hether

it

possible
person

of
or

ypnotism
act

make against

commit

crime

n

that
are

is

their who

moral
that

nature.

There

many

claim

this in

cannot

be

one,

while
is
a

others

maintain will

that
give
one

Hypnotism
person such

here

power control

which
over

bsolute

another, crimes
a

as

to

insure

the

ccomplishment

of

without
belief either

exposing
way

hemselves,
prove

but

of
truth

course
or

does

ot

the

falsity

of

the

question.

HYPNOTISM

AND

CRIME.

IC3

I believe

that

the

question
and

should
that

be
by study

met

with
means

perfect

frankness,

think

all

judges

and of

lawyers

should
as

closely
an

the

possibili

Hypnotism
any

aid

to

crime.

There

is scarcely
may

doubt
with

but
no

that

criminal

assaults

be
of the
a

committed
occurrence.

subsequent
why
the

recollection

But against

should
use

this

be

made

contention
we

of

Hypnotism, of

when ether,

have

exactly

analogous
many

abuses ?

chloroform,

and

other

drugs
Every
her

person
own

when

Hypnotized and
avoid
a

acts

out

his and

r

individuality, do
right

if crime soul, it

the

wisfi
and

desire

to

and
in

evil
essential

is

strongly
part

grounded of
his

man's

or

an

individuality
would
cause

is

not to
so

probable
widely
an

that

suggestion, from
or

him
as

depart
act,

these
crime,

principles
any
more

to

commit

evil

than
friends
a

would
cause a

the

pertinaci

solicitations temperate
man

of
to

ly sincere-

take
a

drink
plea
a

of
of

liquor.

And

I

assume

that

false
is

having
more

acted able prob-

under

Hypnotic
event

influence
the

much
of
a

than

perpetration against

crime

by
knowledge

its

se.

If the of

contention

universal
to

Hypnotism
it possibly

being
may

given

the

people

is

because

be

used

for

criminal

assaul

the

same

contention

should

be

made

against as of chloroform. and also my in every human being that that experience. to H)rpnotic everybody while anaesthetic amnesic and the influence of drugs. used for criminal be acknowledged this fact it must that there is use the less danger Hypof criminal assault by the use of notism. supposing control over that a a Hypnotist did get subject and so induce sensitive to his suggestions him to commit thefts and other crimes. man I think experience remote. and time be unconscious at the same of the promptings had impelled him to comor influence which rendered that he could absolute him . because it is than there is from so not that is everybody influence as to become susceptible anaesthetic. for good is more that it would potent than much for to evil. and can and records show And in the face of assault.I04 HYPNOTISM. drugs. and make be very harder the than influence the bad wrong From my and observation it safe to state that the possibilities of tism Hypnobeing are used for criminal purposes very do man good for good. For. It is my the power opinion. ports criminal rebe that it has. It is not to be supposed that well-meaning becomes under ple peo- will Hypnotism object to because a spread of the knowledge of of this contention.

subjects remarkable the can be modified and produce degree suggestion. in the to hands place a expert ist. Could be to not the subject by the for name of this inal crim- suggestion and had intent a re-hypnotized disclose him another erat opone made hypnotized of the who criminal men purposes and ? For all enlightened a know that he will if subject is hypnotized all the suggestions events second which took time have place remember and previous no been during he will these made all the which the Hypnosis. It also be his comparatively the Hypnotist kill subject. that of every one Of course it is important that should when or recognize the dangers the not to Hypnotism used by the are ignorant. heart-beat by with lesion to be In found good to a post-mortem. suggestion his own be made by the those Hypnotist of the in interest against subject. recollection but or on awakening of have knowledge of any an events. the malicious. continuation a of syncope skillful suggestion might may fatal . real and imaginary. Still. Hypnotlimitations suggestion. it is difficult the as definite to a on reaction he of subject commit criminal crime might would to from easy no their for effects.HYPNOTISM AND CRIME. again. Although Hypn6tism it would be nonsensical attack it- . 105 " mit the act. unscrupulous.

has the a who to is going that be have tized hypnosome right that the demand he uarantee qualifications and honor of are the ist Hypnot- and his good faith unquestionable. . because like person every other agency to it is open o abuse. self.o6 HYPNOTISM.

in the out there direction of is be done of helping these unfortunate people their miserable There of condition. however. Faculties. " Border-Land and " of Insanity.CHAPTER XXV. ttracting Morphine. Every the to one who has knows ever had anything it is to to do get with insane. " " Opium. Cigarettes Narcotics. except their delusion an length over but can after often gaining greatly influence them they be benefited of and cured. HYPNOTISM AND INSANITY. some however. an extensive field of for the se Hypnotism by are in that borderland insanity occupied There are dipsomania. mechanical of rare rence occur- contrivance can be invented it long much attracting to their induce attention and holding not enough that can Hypnosis. are Cases and this until for sort. to be found of 107 a great many persons who on the verge insanity by the exces- . how difficult on them fix their for attention any anything of time. Mental Enslavi Habits. Wrecked and " Habits. ^Mental Ruined. the Insane. is.

it sually about cure. for very were painful injury. One a pitiful case cured who had its by the author was that to f young of a lady become having a addicted been the se morphine by prescribed y young physician. wealthy. unfortunate take and an be made the means whereby is ictim of these habits reformation and enabled and his first tep towards morphine The opium habit be successfully treated taking by Hypnotism ten or and twelve suggestion. sive use of other morphine. ometimes the very first induction. opium. who quite . narcotics. cigarettes and merous nu- In cases are of found this to kind be Hypnotism very and tion sugges- powerful the to cure. When her parents. days to effect permanent When these habits of are cured by Hypnotism mental here is an absence suffering that distressing is anguish and which are always felt when hese enslaving means. can agents. habits quickly broken off by ther Persons who usually at are addicted a to the use of these narcotics enter deep state of Hypnosis. and has will the sleep nd rest without it desired ffect.o8 HYPNOTISM. to When who use cide de- suggestion or is given that their those can narcotics stimulants they use.

HYPNOTISM AND INSANITY. asturbation. 109 accidentally this with discovered terrible which drug. be all desire quite this cured other for the drug. causes as can which in often nsanity. to that they their daughter to was using refused it. treatment She received with during that upon the forenoon. these are mental rack habits. ring. broken can manner. that a decided she suggestions retiri night quiet would and immediately not drop until suggestions weeks she nto sound. give her money purchase to After receive vainly any trying rest sleep two being she a unable became gift o for desperate mother. suggestion which when as be all by Hypnotism nd remedies and eans fail. and to sold her diamond from her buy her morphine first with. have these habits rugs mental effect. . and nights. These in two carried and of as permanently The cigarette can cured habit. o'clock were sleep awaken ight the next out. morning. ruin A the continuati ol them Drugs no will cannot and cure mental as aculties.

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CHAPTER HYPNOTIZING XXVI. demonstrated on in of scarcely various diverse question by experiences that mals ani- such any organizations of its being there is within the limit the of possibilities. " India Handled." Death That the hypnotization to a of extent. Hatched. The author has frequently may induced an a state accurate of Catalepsy term (if this the be considered in for condition induced) by IIZ rabbits. of use especially by are so the Fakirs to and be Aissouans InSia. guinea pigs and fowls. Simulate Mind. a monotonous continu- . by the the most of and they these fascinate are rendered venomous snakes harmless. perfectly charmers to can and snakes the that while snakethis induce the imitate in condition closely snake-charmer's movements. animals has and been snakes is possible limited ways. " Fearless Mind. who to reported charm that able. tion. Diverse Organizations. frogs. music. ANIMALS. StimulaHorse Animals " Venemous " Snakes Strange " Continuous " Eggs ^Timid Professional Trainers. Fakirs " and Aissouans.

Another to interesting a experiment of this sort with is its draw on beak creature line and hold a chicken it will be found this line. firmly the The fowFs fhen way this done is to a hold few head rock for minutes. quite is a a length of time. seems to have no realization remain of the change. and chalk will remain that the in this fixed position for several minutes. the It will contentedly A sitting upon strange eggs hatched. and its wing under it slowly to and to the result that it apparently goes with in this While be removed sleep. be best induced by firmly can position fixing in one for three or four minutes then and in ence. to a setting its owes is success Hypnotism. would remain to And while in this condition and unresponsive they perfectly motionless This them and state ordinary stimulation. influthe restraining quietly removing it will be found that the animals will remain However for this position. Experiments of hypnotic of this kind well illustrated example influence in animals.iia HYPNOTISM. until they are 3bg may be rendered docile and obedient by . or nest. con3ition it can from one to another to another. ous stimulation. abnormal. The the nest method of changing of hen. which is familiar to most farmers. nest and fro.

mind do erning gov- there and is little not one doubt. of a A man with fearless afraid horses will pass them in safety.HYPNOTIZING ANIMALS. peculiar fearing who by master. rear attack person if looked tiger The always endeavors there in attack an to avoid this that can look. straight and in will the a seldom eye. while with . and is scarcely check animal. horse control akin to Professional trainers of evidently owe their to exceptional unmanageable horses something Hypnotism. used inducing the greatly unruly doo Hinhorse him In perfectly few minutes becomes has obedient. movement is to while the straight own in a the all the their that a head for rotary the similar sleep. to but be eye kept of if not allowed escape the the person attacked. used horse One favorite look giving to plan by expert horse ers traineye. Many animals self-induce moment Hypnosis they are by disturbed lating simu- death into a the state by but their falling of as complete soon as insensibility. the cause apparently recover of alarm is removed. 113 he means of a fixed look. this process become its complete That the while it and the condition around of or mind handling to maintained a by ence influ- a person horse toward has horse's a considerable actions.

is related one An interesting story of a woman in Northern Ohio. unhesitatingly is familiar be the with frogs. trouble upon one Wondering of the party what had caused who happened a glance the was ground cover disthe snake. so ome Hypnotized her friends by large When found and was by had snake become that charmed fascinated the her body rigid and the to immovable. that snakes so often birds when murderous and fixing them they easy cannot they then become the prey of the reptile. clothes was who day by she while a washing snake.14 HYPNOTISM. (his heels) Everybody charm move. . After the snake killed woman again regained consciousness. timid mind and will afraid of those dangerous kicked fact parts skyward.

become it is found. In the it is a little revolv disk. black and an France. . This which into disk are is divided black into four two segments. size of a flush witK surface and about the silver quarter. set fastened upon pieces which is termed in motion rapidty revolve. and rotary mirror. A ROTATING MIRROK A mirror id sometimes to used a in hospitals when of it is desired at once. can and be its means a whole a of space people of time. a and it is set rapid by pressing button connecte with coiled springs i"5 inside.jce. four of Paris. consists. Some people. H)rpnotize It cross large number small when the patien consists of four mirrors. Hypnotized roomful short by gazing at at this stru inby o. notized Hyp- in Another be now very curious employed at little instrument altogether which for clinic is said to inducing in Hypnosis the famous Charcot told.CHAPTER HYPNOTlZfING BY XXVIl. about in am a plain long rubber inches inch and a half set diameter. cylinder T. two of dead motion some and white.

that In something it throws four or slightly eves fatiguing a for out the of the trifle focus. Hypno- and is said mind other fail. . The the swift whirling of disk brings as about a 3egree to ever concentration necessary preliminary scarcely producing to sis. to to a speak. It IS said who the operator stanSs in front and of the the subject is to be Hypnotized. to from midway patient and gaze between is upon the The then the told concentrate his mind little reason wheel. about holds inches curious point little instrument three brows. of and is in tion condi- highly susceptible suggestion.ii6 HYPNOTISM. is pressed about five seconds in silent the button and the disk of is the set motion. so The any is momentarily thought or emptied. idea.

" Living. " " Parental Individuality. " Cause Guest. Forces. mis- gloom we but pity the result of When us. " Disappointment Fear and Expectancy. Bodily " of " Problem Disease. Effect. and Evil. and of Imperfe Entertained " Maintained. "As a man thinketh in his heart.) being know that every to human prefers health and that mistakes. look pain with and upon those around sorrow upon their we poverty. Sorrow Mental and Gloom. Earthly " Premature Unwelcome of " Tendencies." (Prov. " and Revenge. OR THE SCIENCE OF BEING. Misery. Morbid Fate. Thoughts Thoughts. truth their and despair. Deeps Narcosis. of " " " Origin Science " and and Pure Cause Art of Disease. who realize was the of Shakespeare's to words. Thoughts. Hereditary " and Environments. so he is. and sorrow happiness and disease are and ery. " Sea Life.CHAPTER XXVIII. " of Mental and Gloom. " Impure and " AflSictions Grave. We all must 23 7. " External and " Impressions. Hosts Good Tragic " " Ambition Life. Impressions. say: great and good enough "There is no darkness 117 but ignorance/' . MIND AND BODY.

Ii8 HYPNOTISM. or by mental improper their forces. perplexing rational puzzling and only. is but logical the human body or is developed soul within. arid And a strengthened pure by healthy the mind good. result of thought. strong thoughts build and make body." " DeLaurence. problem solution of the ease dis- finds that its in tion rela- exists between is often mind and why through you so body. why while an God they these afflictions upon bring use them of selves. . *'A11 Is that the we are. science The as the the great cause fundamental of all disease. error sorrow of and ence exist- desof the very few art have any true knowledge and of living. is This and pair. themmind. that of the makes origin and cause of ery mis- disease so and sickness and prevalent. or ever will be . It is only ignorance pain. so The pass out question asked body many souls agency hear of the physical is the of of disease? a Why death? and one it that seldom natural Why normal so few persons have a perfectly There sound body? answer. persons are Many and upon loud has in sent their lamentations wonder them.

cause or pure while thoughts. 119 It is right and thinking. for we remedy must to and with mind disease and not deal causes. The body the the outgrowth and of mind. give health or bad thoughts bodily imperfections and disease. disease or if ur thoughts our and woven impure. and woof composes out of that the our mind body. The thoughts that . In the control cure and direction heal thought. A perfectly controlled of produce strength and and directed health a in ing givnormal the proper channels will thoughts. Our fabric the weaves. which the woven and builds the If been thoughts are of pure which fabric has good. be afflicted disease of ailments. wrong that thinking. healthy and maintain body. pain strong . happiness. from gloomy. from will then body and which is the warp fabric and this impure with defective and woof. mind thoughts is are a The human loom " constantly warp weaving. but healthy body. effects.MIND AND BODY. and lies the pain. the representing tion condiright life forces of within it. free are we have and evil. No a observing or or intelligent gloomy person will of deny mind that despondent the condition is nature affects the of health. " Our Manner Thinking. a and health-giving thoughts.

defileth control soul (Mark of 7 :20. which receive us r suggestions. evil thoughts.20 HYPNOTISM. molds by the condition of mind and forms characteristics and traits of her are child. bark two substances. out "And that The he which man. material. by her is the result or of been The thought. " and will. destiny or Bringing wealth. will either be. and poverty or afflictions happiness. mother ourselves our mothers. bad." " cometH of a an. are entertained shape and to anS form him maintained the sickness or in of tfie man. this sea life. takes him either Heaven we or Hell. always Children stamped every one with parental div ingreat Therefore of sails of mind. from and environments. or ever All what that has are. is whereby health and . to health.) right the and receives' direction tTiought happiness. thoughts. which in a is composed formed of destiny. we furnish into our with or thougfij soul. material we If receive for pure heart good healtli-giving bodies. afflictions that the misery. mind or soul. If we have select strong healthy accept or that which we is and weak makes and impure and bodies. we Our external ings surroundimpressions. have diseased and and re surrounded by said. hereditary.

or wrecks mind sends destroys a human grave While premature or the as insane asylum all who welcome The accept to it a constant companion. is appalling it out to our extent which we a it kills contemplate. oi no bad is he. function of builds the and physical and controls body. that are and and encourage and develop For good noble. body. who is possessea know that or good qualities. depressions every organ Mental discouragements by of bodily are accompanied sense disinclination fatigue. complaints and the follow disappointments of the cause and is followed remova by an immediate removal A of the effect. for exertion and A combination of symptoms and worry. of which and all tides and destiny will. which .MIND AND BODY. dwelling inhib energy. lai Thought and influences. and should thief or drive of mind from every as we would house. some constant of thought the worry or imaginary the trouble. and flow over encamped disease the hosts over good evil. soul. to an unwelcome guest our man It is the duty of suppress his evil and morbid those tendencies. or depressed life and on wearied and real and to condition a of mind. the of and waves health. indeed. as We in the opposed all must smallest in every are human bud of flower.

gloom and and reveng which ness dark- of despair and and death. 17:22. of joy by are grief. Joy and than happiness drugs. pleasant a and healthy composed condition of mind maintains knits up body. soul at Every mighty human sea birth and is launched of and the upon the of right and the wrong. the material body responds mental impressions. Physical to as disease mental discomfort are are always in to traceable and always mental origin. There the is an abundance ages to of the evidence present reaching time. sweep all upon the storms of settle fate. and all the sunlight of content love." (Prov." DeLaurence. broken bones. and causes. disease and And health.93 HYPNOTISM. "A But merry a doeth spirit good drieth " like the a medicine. do Narcosis the system far more good (sleep produced by . "Sleep the raveled sleeve " of care. it is only that we science and of being able avoid the rocks tragic deeps of earthly life. the ambition. knowledge to of life of death. to from remotest or support demonstrate heart this fact.) A quiet.

dis- and they fills a mind people anyway when sick in exposed. of of or are talcing most a ease. their themselves fear to diseases without of contracti This is especially who sick that true are of so professional accustomed to nurses and physicians the being fear among they to naturally the most have no of exposing themselves contagious disease. defensive can thereby against expose any the life entranc into contagious them. on or an irritable insomnia condition and of mind. hysteria. gloom Disappointment with energy. who are Those off confident in their ability placing its to ward disease forces on and the system.MIND AND BODY. sapping life's vitality and Hatred and revenge poison the thoughts blood and brings he a who entertains on revengeful urse himself. sickness. weak- While contented energies sleep of peaceful up and mind of restores and builds the wasted the body. and brings Anxiety fear. It is this fear which enter and expectancy the room. 123 narcotics) leaves the the system depleted those with and a ened. other ervous diseases. that invites disease and makes the body . and and fills the physical body disease pain.

disease weakening will known. the thing that which which I greatly feared is is come upon and " I was afraid of come unto me. most if properly off the contagiou "For me.) .124 HYPNOTISM. which. susceptible by governed." Qob 3 :2s. throw its forces.

" Soul of " " Condition of Existence. Body. " Transference. " Concentration. Readers. Laws. " Power. of Agent and Recipient " Thought Thought Influences. " Immortality. " Premonition Vibrations. " Sense-Perception. which his by an inherent to all mankind. " Forces. SPIRIT- ransmission Senses. " taneous SimulUpon " Material Mind Emotions. " Deep of Suspension " Physical Senses. " Sight. ExistPsychic Departed Spirits. " " Impress Influences. and Trance. Mentally " " Intense Agitated. Death." Love Telepathy of thought power is the transmission one or communication from in or mind to another. " Physical " Telepathy. " " God's Universe. " ical Chemand Decomposition. Mind " of Thought. Action. " ical Psycholog" Conditions. " Death. Mind. " ence. " " Independent Action. ^Mental Impressions. Phenomena. " Psychic " Material Action. " Psychic Organism. Devotion. Second Worid. and Spiritualistic Manifestatio " Communications. " Psychic Physical " Activity. " Birth to and Material " Natural Laws. Mediums " and Mind Guilty and " Conscience. ELEPATHY. " Clairaudience. " Reading. " Clairvoyants. " Cause Death. " Psychic Subconscious Mind. Forces. Influences Transmitted. " " Inherent Thought Forces. Evolution. MIND READING AND UALISM. " Departe Souls.CHAPTER XXIX. enables or him transmit communicate 125 thoughts .

of the thoughts.126 HYPNOTISM. these . of. soul convey or desires. of the as mind the man. man. psychic forces. and the by which human mind receives external knowledge These sense and impressions. or and influences. organs or mediums transmit emotions. impressions and without. Reading. is the or Telepathy of communication tTie to or sion transmis- thought of one peculiar another and actual condition mind the use independent physical senses. phenomena. and without of. These accurately but are speaking. action in each of us. from influences. and This is an Transference. Thought also Mental Suggestion. known as are called Telepathy. ideas to another independent of the physical sense organs. and and express the thoughts. are The which physical the mediums or by and through which the mind also psychic means organism externalizes the itself. or which many designate mind soul. lies dormant or Mental Impress Mind which power. subjective by which he consci subis able of or and to communicate perceive mental impressions. mind to wishes They of the of also the mind within the body gence intelli- knowledge. means independent ordina objective sense of organs communication.

is most of these uccessful absolute sense mediums physical The fact of and mental impressions. When to. in strong agent concentration mind the directed toward the recipient . action telepathy all near and to distant all of with the the psychic forces known is known laws which of of familiar well regulate man. psychic the success be there that for . well a known and desire established and fact that bv of a willing. room these conditions not been be in the conformed same it matters or whether of miles they apart. consists of through forces externalizing organism of itself material in and forces physical which constitute the These as human stand body. fact seen no Now psychological it must and readily is applied the subject. modifications. tij This transmission during or an or sense-perception suspension organs. and these that not forces of upon exists space telepathy nearness (psychic of space action) upon does depend proper the but the psychic agent's relations which must exist between and the have ent's recipi- mind. an psychic is his action. the thousands result It is is the a same. The soul or mind which organism actual psychic the existence. in the same two relation of to each other thought when to and this the expression view thought.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM.

mind is an and is entirely of which It attrib corporeal of world. The in psychic and organism or as forces always are not act confined by space. that thought transference. These forces on where they are and far no yet pare apin corresponding for a forces away space. of second-sight future and of another this of reading present. and mind. demonstrates or telepaffiy. fact. not This is known be a only in the transmission of thought also in and the process of cases mesmerizi but those singular the past. entire independent of act external extension. being mind. there is no takes place. demonstrates phenomena All or of clearly that depends of the the cess suc- result of these upon actual psychologicaf independent the conditions of space. There simultaneous upon forces upon forces. clearly as a spaceless action are mind upon the psychic forces spaceless and.128 HYPNOTISM. This in space that two tance dis- between to minds. they ever wher- and whenever to tHey be find upon. because being or them there action exists of space. in no matter where these forces stationed the material world or space. corresponding psychic forces acts acted Thus the human mind or soul which is . mind are mind. therefore.

are and all psychic the action and of spiritualistic purely clearly one psychic another. the desire and deep emotions. for intense concentration of the mind when by that strong is. of and mind is most upon certainl mind. the mind. The sudden friend after or coming relative the at a into who consciousness personally of an absent appears mind ate immedi- oon proves action of the and human r psychic action forces where or distance by their willed soul . Phantasms^ apparitions phenomena nature. takes place Every can understand apparently why in this state (trance) the body becomes almost life- . so or entire psychic organism. of usually psychic takes place organism upon person and great when mentally some Is in danger or otherwise agitated relative and or has his mind fixed upon distant person. the becomes way or mentally of agitated perceiving of the the time that ordinary the means through medium or instrumentality senses bodily organs physical physical an or is for interrupted (the and 3enses being action entirely of the suspended) instead. 129 n organism a of spaceless psychic action forces.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. while the mind or soul has its abode in the cal physi- body. mind (Clairaudience). one independent psychic forces.

it merely when a soul abandons the body changes condition which is .I30 HYPNOTISM. it so observing the must consider mind. an influence effect another. range and as lutely absochemical the the and of mechanical also of to and beyond analysis of the cannot consequently laws a grasp physical fall dissolution. lies and material of forces. chemical after and position. and upon the other hand. body? that the still separation soul laws and and The subjected for the the condition evolution. soul of after is follows of to death. or as if in a deep psychic sleep. mind this from to action the do is entirely depe inbody. decom- therefore victim what Therefore is. as as a think. of of the normal soul or as the man hu- mind health most substantial has action psychic and the soul certainly independent The not out body. less. and great of forces of upon forces. not. is an human of organism of such psychic. there ble of communicating or transmitting to impressions. action many being immediate and matter. upon not. why this upon activity intensely person concentra another or an mind or is cap?** thoughts. and separate physical that at a For what has the nor body does people with act action " a body all cannot. distance. is a entire action during organism.

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ows. affect any more ause of it ts activity and therefore it may spirits be assumed souls sserted that to departed exist (the of men) Every ontinue after so-called death. but the . as which they is n immediate actually perceiving exist." suggesting soul or existence spirit within the human body. the the Paul inner "Although the perish. the psychic orces their action. is renewed of an day imperishable by day. the soul bserving person will in to admit that constantl increases from internal strength and gence intelli- birth may death. does existence. shad- We shall For outer be disembodied says : cannot die. and physical a of things not sense as really .MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. .appear nd they organs. hrough mediating is Death simply change not in the in condition the than least of the does and xistence. by what Many the ask has a right and do immortal I assume that soul continual the ence exist- after it abandons it is no body to in increase make the society its powers of which and longer able unable consequently to any further progress ? personality not we man Our is formless not lost and by bodily death. i^i o longer of use for its progress or future evolution The cause or remains soul continue all in the same.

an human when it becomes out immortal by does having sustain passed the same of the body and man. but exist. view of the action result Taking the psychological mind while of man. or and communications senses or independent and that the spirit of the soul physical body. of soul or which soul is is the the of natural whose of are assume laws the action inhabits entirely body. and psychic the physical ent independthe normal body. psychic and action relation of toward an the mind mortal after its becoming an immort spirit body. That that it did while inhabitant of the the mind or of man is susceptible communication and can be influenced receive a from . Why the and from -simple growth the life fact in of the soul's up continued to man increase strength its depart body. because means soul departs to from body. it is no or when senses suspended. This the no (the the ceases soul) the him. with laws assumption is man in accord the tTie by nature of soul of and forces which its psychic and material this combine.132 HYPNOTISM. should. that violent assumption to the mind soul of man can when the proper psychological receive conditions send mental fiave suggestions been provided. It vital is then power that of dies leaves not because but by.

rule. that This demonstrates can or the human the mind soul and does and exist is the an witEout physical brain body. Z33 n immortal the spirit is a or soul known which to has passed a out of body fact all having good and true knowledge is plenty of of do spiritualistic testimony phenomena. future of so life for which many so which many so and in anxious for want live and die doubt. but a or can be measured in a with balance. come souls the dead manifestation to us and est high- spirit and communications purest in our condition that the soul of mind. intelligence body. in tive posi- disbelief. realize due or their to ences. It is then evidence or asserts its immortality. Every return we human heart hungers departed. influ- yet we heed of the external ignorance of the science human and mind scientific always soul. proof of Possibly all tfiis phenomena on cannot be the or a readily man secure the minute. them not. for the presence come and of feel the their dear Tfiey to us. when disconnected proof from of a material This many furnishes crave. seen of mind human soul un- weighed a and dissected der microscope? wise The philosophy of some of our most sa- . that the There of human return. still.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. presence.

a let some terrible or accident who or case. cannot or measure soul God's will Most every or person acknowledge independent To support that Telepathy the normal thought senses transference is of possible. can this by any fact plenty of evidence be obtained observing For to person. away." "I it. happen is far distant we relative a friend. receive knew of can bad of something They wrong. pient to scientists the human is inadequate heart over in things and ing pertaintheir or soul. One the case among others notice was which have come under author's that of a lady resid- . it to nous omi- head-wagging certainly facts will not account for. looks foolish intelligent and discerning They people. and receive premonition mental impression have of the been or very facts to of the remark Many that they or persons a Heard impression had warning one was that danger. say. in mind their or way. I felt Plenty this evidence and similar cases of kind be found. got some near loved Now sick anB in many people almost some have up in the to morning after news an sleepless sort.134 HYPNOTISM. accomplish much dissect good the work human universe. but of they man. instance. was night.

and alone. awake when called time. ex- Two persons will simuftaneously . usual when last from. she supposed her got voice call her sister calling her. but found no there. twice she by her come given and supposing the had went unexpectedly to during the one night. She name. Upon retiring she went two night sleep m. strictly speaking. greatly she her she name was This puzzled her. usual. The a and next that recognized at seven Her o'clock sister's morning she had and received died telegram stating that her sister two unexpectedly a..MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. and admitting the door with intention of her. This. her accustomed was bed awakened the time. her at as who. between three of heart trouble. to a. for of the as she stated wicle erwar aft- positive was being second voice. heard sister up. as but about of her by. was so her became deeply upon agitated and strongly concentrated this Her or distant sister that she receiv warning premonition often of death. izing Realmind she so did that she dying. was or what is termed about to see Clairaudience. m. enjoying one good health. the intense to and was caused of the Brought one by desire her stricken she and speak as sister before was died. 135 ing over two hundred heard miles was from her sister.

is the of another one transmitter. for will much considered. the who at a sire de- impress mind tance dis- The recipient is the person who receives a . without by the confidence mind will and belief this confidence hesitate The to and agent. Many whom with As think not or speak of some son per- have expected^ they and. I was thinking that very thing times we our we myself. and tance dis- space must as be as taken it is into ation consider- at all. into space The is directed .136 HYPNOTISM. any thoughts. only as the extent is taken consideration lack thoughts to by the agents recipients. the ne entertains mind adverse. accomplish or nothing. appear stated before. press the or same same one thougfits will say or ideas in the of same words. will be successf Confidence or is absolutely not necessary. difference distance in to does the make essential transmission it or of into who thought. at not dent coincithe door. if they confidence to remote of their ability away to in project space their places and receive as such seem communications and if the agent not gence intelli- might were possible so and recipient not far apart. just of that much who it detract these from the ability ideas.

to to thought. and or upon keep his part any must concentrate it upon particula object. special convey mental effort is necessary or to transmit these thoughts impressions. project No or thought. the impression He wishes to to recipient. It is absolutely mind his necessary that the as recipient as let his become physical so passive. think intently the effect will be transmitted to the The mind success the of recipient. 137 mental impression or suggestion from the mind of another. his mind or agent. compose and his The agent upon should concentrate and to mind what of it. thought transference ability any depends sender to upon the in vividness his and of the picture imagination he selected to object. or and far possible complete hold objective he may senses in more abeyance. and of he wishes convey. and the letting ability his the recipient become ready mind Become and quiet also to to and to to receive any impression. what be able judge correctly he is desired receive. The and receive the communications the transmitter. passive. For the new beginner it is best that the dis- . that be the readily from impressed sender. or impression wishes of transmit the recipient.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM.

or public hall and concentrate mind of some certain person sitting is in front and if your concentra perfect the person will invariably . tance be not g^eat. recipient of being in another A few figures will can be be found best these at first. upon you. ttien should be different objects by and in time can used. the distance upon. short followed transmitting phrases amount and words. influence. Much the forces be learned and and by observing of these and noting different effects in results psychic both public private life. The of and recipient should names both of notes impressions and the objects the transmitted To the and received. and actfon upon can mind is instructive interesting. your church. into an Go opera house. and intelligent of mind person observing or effect. After to agent has decided sit he wishes transmit let him down and the concentrate His course mind as directed above. room. and be the first few with experiments the agent in Telepathy room should and the tried in the one recipient upon what in another.138 HYPNOTISM. and form of in- be to enlarged communicate If wishing city with a some person in another at a distance for the certain time should to be decided upon agent transmission take make place.

you made audible will move sound. and and known yours as is effect often felt mind made you by the of to of his upon he is thinking as you. These if each vibrations has especially upon pronounce his eye fastened the other. 139 turn and look at you unconscious of turn course. but some time r another being his at. is on going into a dark quiet. is best if you belong this class of sensi- . Again. that you had intentionafly and every made him him to his head or influenced Most willed one do the so. life. his this mind anxiety is anxious his cover dis- upon his part betrays him Step up quietly to the bedside asleep your of a highly he sensitive person who aware is sound of an and iately immedalthough becomes have not not presence. There is scarcely is a person not who. has noticed many sions impres- and two thought persons influences when that vibrate hands for twee be- shaking are the first time.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. Not unlikely and to vou. to room where his presence some person concealed. has become who quite are conscious especially of stared in ease and people are sensitive this respect often of annoyed and It ill at if made the object to attention. and if he in does awaken he uneasily his sleep.

tives to make your mind positive. his suspicions having been In grounded. positive is this mind reader or fathom the mind mind. man surrounds to influence officer. influences to This can be done as by man assuming determined meet condition man of mind. as Criminals their often and only detected guilty too in this manner. No can clairvoyant. elucidation to state the of this subject. an should decided way al- with honest. shadows the well him guilty suspicion. which is transmitted who. of which them they with are an self-conscious. and not thereby permitting ing throwthem a off annoy these you. and ultimately arrests man. and or steady gaze. as be transmitted another well our as communications ones received souls have ffom those out " of of the loved . I have endeav fairly that does by exist eans based upon natural which can thoughts. but we whose passed existence body not cannot ut of worldly the for it is clear deny upon possibility as of as departed immaterial spirits acting material well forces in . there law. influences to and communications mind. trance-medium. that the when he receives impression en is guilty.140 HYPNOTISM. or the shrewd an detective. uneasy condition of mind. an while a passive those uneasy like open book psychic to who understand are branch of science.

fasten left behind. and love bonds which and strong of and to devotion they nearness.MIND READING AND SPIRITUALISM. wishes desire at act upon what they loved and left death. greater when we This possibility realize the becomes many think ties of. 141 this wonderful immaterial world. which consists of matenal and forces combined. . the dear part de- what have and which and assures their to presence.

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is generally Known netic mag- And in all it parts of the it country people safe to are practicing many and I tKink been quite state means that persons have cured upon by this after they The had been placed the list of incurables. Power. Magnetism. attention many 18). They and they shall the recover" (Mark the a 16:17. of the Within has last few years public been by attracted what by great people as being cured healing. Principles. " " Magnetic and or Force. Gift Forces. seemingly Boy miraculous Phenomenon cures made others by who the so-called startled performing and at have the community cures different houses of placing which points and by their in means opera public halls. . the eyes have of been the the fore behas peo- public evidence astonished many intelligent and observing '"y . MAGNETIC HEALING. and " Moral Fundamental Qualifications. Natural " ^Valuable " Worthless man Superhu" Opinions.CHAPTER XXX. Miraculous " ^Vital Forces " Medicatrices. Miraculous or Cures. Physical Processes. Methods and "And these signs shall lay shall their " follow hands them upo" that the liev besick. Personal " " Boy Phenomenon.

views valued composition. ideas egotistical of and ignorant and an and composed limited he an- views observation.44 HYPNOTISM. is everything or according which who to their are an the material The person and from they molded or made. who it should as make much as ence differ- the has for tigate investo these an things himself others have express opinion. view than as No person's for are more or opinion is worth. person are r the the hands body any removes of of a healthy person or placed be sick that power there an transmitted disease or influence pain. be man that believe little right to things to can done. before by accepts manufactured . pie. that they which heals When this. to has tific scien- had opportunity observe some make investigations has formed an upon certain subject. ana caused this them manner to hesitate of healing before the they sick condemned as a humbug. than one certainly opinion more valuable in an who has individual manner. opinion or Every view man. or persons say or they do not do not believe certain in that. There are a great as many to people existence or who have considera doubt as the of any such thing that magnetic when upon forces personal a magnetism. should be accept or it Opinions else.

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Other,

who

may
to

have
seek
the

been
best

incompetent,

has
or

a

perfect

right

obtainable
for

refuse

all

advanced The

and
is

investigate

himself.
who
are

world
to

full

of

people
upon

always

ready

express

themselves
opportunity any
one

every

subject,

and

the

less

their
upon

for
point

scientific
greater

vest in-

the

is

their

desire ideas.

to

relieve

themselves

of

their

hastily

formed

Such
to

people

are,
an ones.

in

the

first

place, they

not

competent

render

opinion,

else

would

not

offer

gratuitous

Magnetic
science,
upon
power

healing
or

as

is

everything
to

else

in

occult

pertaining
law, and
a

the

human

mind, healing, is not
possess,
a

based
the

natural
to

and
cure

magnetic disease,
ones

r

heal

natural
IS

gift,
a

which
common

few
to

favored
all mankind.
this it to

but

gift

Every
to

living develop themselves
person

person it and

has
use

power,

if shown
best
age advant-

how

the

of

and
of

others.

Any

ordinary
can

intelligence
a

and

good healer.

physical

health,
not

become be

magnetic
to
or

He

need

necessarily
or

supposed
power

possess

any

miraculous with
or

superhuman

be

endowe

an
an

over

supply

of

magnetism.

To
is termed

heal

cure

afflicted

person

by

what

personal

magnetism,

simply

consists

of

the

140

HYPNOTISM.

direction proper of the vital and application forces, which As living person every possesses.
an

illustration fore-finger

:

let any of the
at

person

place upon
the the

the

thumb

and

right hand
the

the head brain, the

of another
same

person,

base

of

fingers

of the left hand above remain the eyes;

upon

front part in

of the

head,

keep

the fingers
for
a

this position, time, and
or

short feel the person the so-called magwill netism it from as the current passes magnetic their head. vital force
one
or

perfectly

quiet

fingers This
passing

through is the from
or

personal another. likewise

magnetism This magnetism,

person force,

to
can

healing any
or

be directed by ing makan

or

sent

to

part

of the human the exists forces applied body, forcing body. in
or or

body

passes

rubbing

Whenever
any

abnormal body and healthy
particular

condition
the

part

of

the of
a

vital
are

magnetism directed
removes or

person

to

that normal abvital

part

of the
by

it

the the

condition

nature

forces to the
for its

afflicted parts. development

Magnetism of what

having the physicians is to say,
makes
cures

objectthe

call the forces the
to to

medicatrices-^that offices that
nature

seconding relieve

of the

itself, and
it is disposed

the
"

facilitating of the
it is essential and
never

which

to

consonancy

in aid of nature,

with it. oppose

act

Only
who

one

sentiment attempts
to

ought heal
to

to

animate
this
manner,

the

son perthe

in

desire

of

doing
and wholly,

good with

him
he

whose

cure

he

undert

whom
all

ought
attention

to

occupy

himself

giving

his

during

the

treatment.

This
and

force

or

magnetism is necessary
to
use

is

directed induce
the

by

the

will,

belief
firm

healer he

to

make

and

steady
is

of

the the

faculties
consequence

possesses.

Confidence
It differs
to

only only.
a

of

belief.

in

this

Mr.
power

B.

believes
reality
to

himself
or

be

endowed
he
results,

with

whose In order

existence

does
or

not
so

doubt.
that

have

good
a

the
the

healer
person them
a

may

have

beneficial
there
must

effect
exist

upon

he
moral

is

treating,

between
as

and

physical

sympathy,
of
an

there

is

between

all

the

members
Moral

animated
is

body.
by the
to

sympathy

established
who

desire
receive them

of

doing
or

good

to

the
or

person

desires

it;

by
equally, of

ideas

wishes

which

occupy
a

both

forming

between

them

cation communi-

sentiments.
this

When
the

sympathy

is

well

established then
to

twee behave

healer

and

his

patient

you

provided

the
power

proper
or

condition
influence.

transmit

this

healing

Thus,

the

first

condition

necessary

is

a

steady

148

HYPNOTISM.

will;

second,
in
or

is
own

the

confidence
powers;

which third
is

all

must

have

their the
or

the good.

lence benevoof
these
to

desire

of

doing
may
to

One
the
at

qualities
certain

conditions

supply effect

other
the
same

degree, and

but

have

time

energetic

salutary

the

three

conditions

must

be

united.
Healer whom he should feels

No

Magnetic
for
to

undertake
any

to

treat
or

person

repugnance,

if he

fears

catch healer
person
an

the

disease.

For

to

act

cacio effi-

the

must

feel
requires

himself
his

drawn
care
or

towards

the

who
interest

treatment,

take

in
or

him
at

and least

have

the

desire

and

hope

of

curing,

relieving

him.
The
our

power

of

healing by

or

that

of

doing
of the that

good
will,
sustains

o

fellow

beings

the of

influence

by

the
our

communication

the

principle

health
most

and
precious
to

life, being
that the

the
God

most

delightful,
given
to

and
he

has

an,

ought
or

regard
as

employment
act

of which
and

this

faculty

power
greatest

a

religious

mand dethe

the

self-coUectedness
intention.
or

reatest

purity

of

Magnetic

Healing of
a

the

'power

to
:

heal First,

ease, disthe
that

is composed
to act

three sign,

principles
the

ill

; second,

expression
means

of

will

; third,

confidence

in

the

employed.

for on Confidence. as the efficaciousness to of Magnetic remedies. Of physical qualifications. Nevertheless. to the there be but these effects wifl be unsatisfactory is to an and irregular. confidenc contributes Healing. it does that of most The sick faculty exists or power every to heal disease being and . which under enables to and collected all circumstances. to yiefds himself up passively. sentiment unites of to every suffering one strength calm mind. It suffices making if the no patient resistance. but cure the in human same all do not possess it in to the heal degree. 14$ If the will desire to act of doing will good be some not united effects. qualifications energy confidence facility in the us in of the which will. remain attention. the first is good . various some This persons ence differarises of the power in which from superiority in moral people have over others the own and physical qualifications.Magnetic HfiALmfi. upon he can have beneficial and effect who those in who believe those do not believe netic Mag- Healing. are Among one's moral power. sustaining and of concentrating benevolence being. healer's part a which essential in. is not condition necessary as the mind the be the of person being equally treated.

the external proper organs which it to convey with the reason intention it is best determined to same use by the the will. of passes not body body. powers forces the which ourselves it. and downward. it is best use adopt and so it habitually never without ing think- it. health. or effect upon mind the is or and the Although choice essential this in that to process or method not order to direct some this certain influence method of power. processes approach used 'the make by sick most Magnetic the over Healers side. emanates we recognize existence and use and we or in of only As by the trial this the magnetic power influence is from healer's an body of act and directed the most and controlle by by effort we fiis are will. pain the head cases touching But in lameness and where the is pro- . from re upon right the the if convenient. as to become embarrassed will or (thereby detracting by the mind and motion from passes the are patient) The to studying what best. to us that from peculiar all other and degree make of power known to influence different of nature. which and or gives heal.iS6 HYPNOTISM. For eyes this to hands giving produce and heal. and at as the time sometimes encouraging suggestions energy they a vital the and body have of of beneficial patient.

MAGNETIC HEALING. 151 nounced be in any organ or or function. exists sexes from patient middle eyes forehead. either under clothes. in to the can be and be preferred when Magnetic Healers. . For the close headache of draw the the hands backward the quiet. remain or having his and faculty same perfectly to The the power heal two equally . dis- appfication by or an of life of forces the are sonal per- magnetism to cure effort will and a desire relieve those who sick and afflicted. will of they require treatment for female The observing reader readily and see that the fundamental is an principles curing the healing or ease. for especially troubles. downward the the over hands the should rubbed outside drawn or parts. and as women and in degree ought women.

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" Impossible. back But 153 to in normal the subject brought the condition instantaneously. " ^Minimum or Experimental " Princeton " Corxiell Students. " Impulses Affected. Simulation Rigidity. ^Ammonia. the any found of an perfectly and in the never hands experienced he Hypnotist from subject finds as that is suflFering or such thing "drowsiness. is or ending Hypnosis. beaiiit. " " stan In- Lethargy. " Contraction. Motor Muscular Inhibited. " Ignorant Operators. " Practical " x"angers Days " Experiments. Awakened Hypnotist. Results." fact. Van Rentezhen. " Recorded Dr. Wellenstrand. nervous- derive by to those sleep. Sleep. " " ent DifferLie" Nationalities. Various Opinions. ConcLffon " Normal Apparent of After Hypnosis. Dr.CHAPTER XXXL OF THE PHENOMENA HYPNOSIS. " Dr. Results. in the hands of an . from inability There a is never delay or difficulty as in all ing wakcases subject. great any ill-effects to whatever. any suffering etc. " " Texi Average. Hysterical " Conditions. In especially benefit is be ness. " Organic Functions The condition is always of a person to after be being notized Hypnormal.

he would as wherehave if he had left quietly eventually himself. be subject . is able neither to awaken nor influence can his never subject. the however. and pend de- how If the deep sleep the subject light. the has entered will Hypnosis. occur Of to course these misfortunes Hypnotist. cannot the subject it should be left alone and allowed sleep off. to should be for. In the number the of cases of the kind the which harm and have come under author's notice. cannot It strongly that to insisted When awaken once is found the subject does when no not in obedience the operator the proper effort suggestion has be made.154 HYPNOTISE. unskilled may or ignorant from operator. an further should experienced if one Hypnotist be found. or. the practical But the the author has known of many such cases. to done was almost attempts entirely due to arouse the the alone ignorant tile fu- made been awakened subject. and danger who be have too of experiments never in Hypnotism instructed by persons been properly upon. of The duration the Hypnotic sleep of a subject if not upon awakened is very variable. out of the experimenter. state the into a subject condition control pass waking and who of of the apparent lethargy. sent been but given.

of that any would be nonsensical or to affirm particular itself to tion disposisis. temperament we lends when find that over eighty per of one any- all person who tried properly from is the minimum average of understands a Hypnotism point and and his Mesmerism psychological in its own practical application. reference It to some well. short the length of may time. The author ten has days able keep subjects asleep for and opinions nights. Thus asleep expert operator any to son per- for been almost length two of time. Sex does . very sleep continue an from thirty forty-eight keep a hours. the insane While idiots excessively not hypnotizable to re difficult influence. ill-informed. results. Hypnocent. have Various many been with advanced.THE PHENOMENA OP HYPNOSIS. Persons one who are very stupid being and difficult and conceited resemble another are in subjects. are the persons who not hypnotizable. iSS often return to the but normal if in a state "in deep to can a very stage. and for of fairly all-round as or qualities. a such stan instudent is typical Princeton Cornell graduate. presenting Speaking the author from has experimental class found and that the the least difficulties generally giving in young satisfactory men experimental average results is found of education a or man.

not appear to materially affect in a the question. Among students the and members varies his of colleges and to universities percentage from 90 94. The author. in learned Sweden results hypnotized are 701 given by out of 720 Similar this men good operators and other who to countries.oi2 persons tried. subjects. hypnotized of 178 persons. in the will recorded show : the following figures Out of i. source nervousness. Hypnosis an and easy to makes induction has ter.IS* HYPNOTISM. All understand its Hypnotism application cannot agree with the at reference or medical who of his that operator physican per cent. Van of Liebault Rentezhen of France in hypnotized 985. the greater among percentage being physicians prevalent as favor of men. wTiile 169 out land HolDr. notize hypor least is a eighty poor subjects is patients operator. mat- Nationality matter. as a Hysteria. There common is the somewhat misconception conditions or which to regards easy cal hysteri- likely indicate however. whose opinion of o value. is rule never the of the considerable of difficulty. nothing whatever do with the for taking there nationalities scarcely as of any different ence differ- temperaments is found results. and Wellenstrand tried. judging from observation and .

that by nosis Hypator operis decided in with suggestions. the be view. condition. in in would be such can surprising which decided modification could point not of human of and great many organism good from be induced a therapeutic of members other countries of the medical profession this and . to the patient. and with brains good of quality hypnotizing without question the process well time.THE PHENOMENA OF HYPNOSIS. respiration. any produced during part means the body. on the inclined generally susceptibility to men to Hypnosis of belonging . as a with a large to number regard of cases. any Teeth be extracted be filled and surgical operation or may performed The without fact be of of or knowledge anaesthesia pain can. provides that on the demonstrating the there no pretending simulation part of his subject. is. can pupil of the by It eye means and temperature be greatly modified of suggestion during indeed if a Hypnosis. The pulse. IS 7 experience whole. educated people is easier and the takes less stages In all deep can of Hypnosis in any complete certain part anaesthesia the be that produced the most of body can so powerful without electric the patient may currents be administered sign evincing the least or of discomfort.

15^ HYPNOTISM. in tHe treatment of and extent other to The which is whole it is possible to obtain in the tjiuscular contraction of readily body. will sustain any with apparent a and a without bad seventy results. athletic or lady. so The of per that under sign thirty-seven nostrils ammonia be held any the without a the subject odor. are using nervous it to great advantage diseases. weight exceeding hundred and pounds. observed when catalepsy the all of the voluntary muscles the the become absolutely may rigid. phenomena if only of by repute the ordinary Motor any the notic Hypbe impulses of the can easily sense inhibi and as physical organs suspended. if the evincing of inhaling disagfreeable Hjrpnosis During deep right suggestions . excepti while no in the Cataleptic uneasiness state. In with this condition head upon upon subject back and line be placed chair his of his one and remain his in feet another. So complete in the the body. sense deafness smell cent can and be blindness suppressed can caused. without will sustain or means nary extraordi- weight A young giving by no bending. is Almost with state. while this position. every one familiar. strong. straight is body will a perfectly between rigidity tKese that an two points.

sweet the .TH" PtIfiMOMfiKA OP HVpMOSIS. in impression every sense that and can it is piece fact. . i$9 are made the subject will eat or pepper he under eat a the cake impression soap a that with of it is sugar. with cake of will of gusto. organic function or the physical body be modified affected.

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" Elements " of Hypnotism. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HYPNOSIS. crystallog- It is important the and essential to for know learned that science the men and medical profession the most profound will the theory knowledge never of them the to or of physiology bring ery discov- of of fhis to Mesmerism knowledge Magnetism. " Warning. pirit and Matter. To attempt to explain the laws Mesmeric of galvanism of or Hypnotic or phenomena by anatomical tricit elec- consideration nervous the functions of the brain like or system. " Two stances Sub" Proper and Route. due to . Public Grood. Action and Reaction. and Magnetism and what i6i is. " Various Phenomena. " " ^Mind and Matter. System " Success. But nevertheless and many will be from to ant import- useful errors keep the observers them to ing mak- by enabling belongs guish distin- what necessarily Mesmerism other causes. Laws. Principles " Proclaimed. would be very much explaining vegetation by raphy.CHAPTER XXXII. " ^Natural Essential Mind " Matter. to " Confidence Influences Words of Application.

singular and principles which cannot no be learned. mind. and pose pro- many enlightened as an but which I merely opinion theory " That the of Hypnotism. but common I permit with myself me here to add opinion. that a man Mesmerism is and Magnetism. as a or Animal an ism Magnet- considered different of nature. is Mesmerism upon nature and Personal Magnetism that based are this two great principle. Hypnotism. and reject well consequences essentially A opposite the known physical laws. other powers laws matter. a and and the men composed or of psychic physical body. power or influence. is decide or from It has all the its forces not natural which are identical as a with the it has laws of sidered Conpeculiar science. men. spiritual or soul. over and his both that power influence of the he exerts fellow partakes properties of substances.i6i HYPNOTISM. Mesmerism. by furnisHing authorizing them them with to to means of all verification. from other idea known which sciences. there decidedly in kinds different in their . be so obtaine well much I can state with as an certainty. of except can by close observation. of substances. close study to of this a work will idea enable of the the nomena phe- keen observer of gain good Hypnotism.

TELEPATHY. .

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Many mind of the and cal psychologiacts laws are by which affects upon mind unknown. heat. Human upon. with its nature matter a mystery. act and of influence the the these combination substances. been although existence of us soul has demonstrated are and known many its faculties and weaknesses is or to by observation. are the laws of so of tricity elec- transmission with of our of light. being are composed living of body bodies and by of soul. of etc. upon the to other.THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HYPNOSIS. 163 characteristics these two and properties " mind the one and matter . is and and 3t only by comparing and ob- . to that many regulate the action successfully of matter have been brought calculation. light and by observation. this peciiliar It is properties two^ observable two that there is in combined and of two action a separate and tinct dis- elements mixed laws element. such by verified motion. that substances one act. for its union organized the physical body is inconceivable. but each possessing laws peculiar itself. for This the is not the human mind. determined . Among upon the laws matter. that govern A Knowledge these of the and the Magnetism. of by experiment attraction. closely regulate substances Mesmerism constitutes ence sci- Hypnotism.

down proper they proper they should the difficulties at must surmount before theory. Therefore to it is most a certain theory upon that those who merism Mes- attempt establish Magnetism of Hypnotism.i64 HYPNOTISM. those and who it is restrain than science to excite wish I have route to study the this prolaying and foun3y. be benefit sum to therefore manner as will up n brief a possible what has been . more Mesmerism to Magnetism. that the taken liberty gf follow. enlarge but upon this. our mind and of or course matter. especial merely they arrive the solution will of of I no Further the as details student. true seek it wholly faculties far or psychic mind equally from theory. serving the these various phenomena the that we arrive of their at discovery and elucidation laws. which is not composes being. the place to discuss this subject My only object art or wish being to teach the ence sciand and of Hypnotism. properties and of and or ter. and equally of the substances. o! mat- upon for physiological in strike the views. those the the who soul. Mesmerism from an and Personal and Magnetism directed partakes is an emanati ourselves by volition or effort two of the will.

its then a general knowledge organism of natural of to the the psychic physical man of man. and of confidence. Hypnotism. since or theories have been it as a established science. or men acknowledged essential to will add nothing the work. following in this the principles the and instructions or contained boot physician any per- . the All books which whicli have have been published. is found and to the conditions in which exist. 165 said in the preceding of pages. Finally and he must become of the acquainted psychic 'mind how with upon one the effect influence and organized acts or matter. of the To the and he must effects first different psychic by entire phenomena own have acquired an his experience of the an3 tion observa- conviction magnetism. acquire influence and effect Next of personal he should law. gestiv Sug- Therapeutics is necessary is the Magnetic proper Healing all that mode of appHca- tion. keenly observe another man upon and influences by his will By mind.THE PSYCHOLOGY OP HYPNOSIS. theories principles proclaimed is a in this What of the his of student psychic needs scientific the proper into knowledge powers and examine application causes them. and various relation body. or That for the successf practice Mesmerism.

66 HYPNOTISM. begs accompany this always and statement which that he action impresses reaction power purposes.'* (Prov. will age advant- Hypnotist advantage- . and used will bring can Hypnotism Mesmerism by every one. go hand hand. always interesting system so amusing.) sincerely hoped science and by and the the the never author. busiof the in personal confidence part success operator is absolutely or essential Hypnotism Mesmerism. or either s of in disease or giving strations demonwhich is Hypnotism and Mesmerism. to success on As is essential in the to any ness. both good. for that the sake of the public wonderful take all who a learn realize has. a desire do good. combined with always earnestness Confidence to and success. It is 26:27. force or his in students. it shall him. upon and he stone. and should the the be universally to but with upon author warning. on of good can physical learn or health and and practice of ordinary Hypnotism. for "Whoso that diggeth rolleth a a pit shall fall return therein. intelli Mesmerism a means Suggestive curing Therapeutics. and if this improper react " mysterious or influence it is used sooner one or for evil greater will later with upon the using it.

to However. W. . DeLaurence. But record facts which from be true. convince I know to intention only to 91* duty one. in and all psychic phenomena more enlightened demand phenomena at scientific to see minds will naturall least demonstrations of these before it any they is not yield my their absolute credence. L. the results science notism Hyp- Some some of which have been described have been that and of this can the work statements which seem so made in author may startling the quite easily with understand a their degree ing be- received by some certain of the suspicion- Indeed.THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HYPNOSIS. 167 or abuse by and t6e a power he has of had the placed of in his hands knowledge Mesmerism. personal experience and observation Prof.

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10. Rheumatism. Moral Depravity. orrhagi Men- Paralysis ^4. and 7. SUGGES- . Child mering Stam- Cured by Hypnotism. " 6. of C. Articular Arm " Rheumatism. Insomnia. 8. and lower pains limbs in for the shoulder vears. Hysteria. time of sciatica set years before chronic tism rheuma- At the he came for pains 169 treatment were by pronounced tic Hypno- Suggestion." " Chronic 9. CASE No. Habitual Drunkard. 11. an employe of iron always two mills. Rheumatism. I " Rheumatism. " Leg. aged 47. arms almost three James man C. Sugges- the author. " Habit" 12. joints.CHAPTER BY XXXIIL REATMENT HYPNOTISM AND TION. the in . " " 2. good physique excepting two and one had or enjoyed attacks good health about in. Aggravated Cigarette Birth. " 3. In this chapter number are given cases extracts of a few of the large of successfully or treated by Suggestive by Therapeutics Hypnotic tion." 5.

treatment After possibilities to of induce by by the Suggestion Mesmeric proceeded sleep passes and The suggestion. no and that whatever when in awakened part pain any body. as ere those tlie back the and shoulders. at the the oint bone a articulates with scapula.70 HYPNOTISM. both shoulders. patient while in soon fell into condition was a deep. but could with Four days after was again Hypnotized and treat- given suggestions before. which drive held out of his influence would all ache and pain from he of his his would diseased have joints. For months previous had treatment by to Suggestion without a the patient been do he as so unable now walk ease. where the especially collar was the left one. The third . over superior n right stooping and or which noticed when bending intense forward. the There also decided spine was lameness of the just ilium most above the anterior side. that influence passing his from this my Tiands. After being in awakened his knees in to in the ankles regular were manner the pains also and gone. and this reasonable feel all both over but decided anS suggestions warm that he would an agreeable body. pains explaining I in The patient and also ankle suffered both the knees joints. given quiet sleep. ane. .

awoke tirely cured^jand has remained since. Carrie to some S. to severe her parents from weak carriage the hotel she being or pale having and had quite several unable stand walk alone. 171 ment was given a a few days from later. that swollen lower with spine present both and wrists joints upon acutely painful also pressure. for the patient the and to be to supported by parlor. CASE No. which so and he the last en- one in about week. attacks time of before hysteria. which had become gradually and Upon and examination finger it was were found badly The sensitive. the patient being . aged the 20. also The decidedly there being leu- corrhoea and amenorrhoea. This a young lady while I was brought hotel in carriage was giving demonstrations her in having a well known that city in Canada. the ankles. steadily worse.. possibly by It was parents learned for relief might be obtained their ter daugh- Suggestive necessary treatment. Hypnotism Suggestion inside Miss days.TREATMENT BY HYPNOTISM. limbs pain was were swollen and at very and inflammation affected. Cured of ten 2 " Articular by rheumatism and for seven months. she For some had suffergd greatly from sub-acute rheumatism.

mother of two children. hen suggestions given. days' 3 " Menorrhagia extended to every four twelve weeks or ifteen time and ventually cured. on there pressure.. treat- After upon at which patient improvement The swelling she received the and following day. decided he rested well in at night. W. the 'joints only had a almost slight entirely soreness isappeared. the .^2 HYPNOTISM. that she would feel ain. relief second prove imment. She was Hypnotized well twice afterwards and all came be- completely symptoms. roubled night. and was cured able or of to able undesiror and walk ride gether alto- er wheel without like a fatigue pain. The with nervousness and inability to sleep t first induction the of Hypnosis went was entirely uccessful the and proper were patient into for the a deep and sleep. later given being resent Two days she was again Hypnotized awake and free uggestions pain that greatly she would rom and and feel strengthened not in any mind more nd body. had a her appetite. Mrs. aged 30. young and lady seemed changed both n mind and body. CASE' No.

TREATMENT BY HYPNOTISM. symptoms Fifteen of and were return. at returned sometimes. She these oflf. entered During a first degree she sleep. again Hypnotized pains by made suggestion to symptoms and pass by suggestio was repeated every four weeks days. it had days. and the up. about twelve fifteen and shorter if worried overworked. then readily decided into deep were of suggestio given that she would gradually the next improve in would the flow health not and come mind. was The treatment given days its immediately later she after felt premonitory was her last period. terv in- The flow being the spine very copious at and base accompanied of the by pain in the and treatment the brain. and tion. i73 youngest being four years old. Previous had last or or first pregnancy every the but every period for the been three regular years four weeks. duraby that would only be be of three days' and pain positively or would unaccompanied any anxiety. four was flow pain lasted unattended usual. to Hysterical her and of poor constitution. were period The any retarded until three the days. was by and Her less copious than next treatment given three days given after that the period had ceased and suggestions . on and until that four period weeks.

pain not appear as again the until four period. me At the severe time consulted in he and was suflfering der. and not come on until every four weeks from the henceforth four weeks. weeks was from free the and and previous about three from The lasted was days. J. the next period would last.174 HYPNOTISM. The trouble . with a an originally strong constitution. CASE No. being smith black- by The trade. every treatment continued nine days the for three months. 4 " Paralysis of the right arm and leg. It did last. unattended by pain other abnormal other with condition. nervous During minor the treatment disorders patient and symptoms which the had been troubled disappeared. aged 40. eight and every twenty-seven or days. Fourteen of his months right he pains arm suddenly lost all power and leg. symptoms first appeared later about he two years ago. two was from the neck right five which had prevented hours been present him at about more This pain three securing than r sleep night. H.. was a well-built man. was at tKe end of which time occurred function thoroughly or regulated. shoulweeks.

and active That the of the and sense leg. all Two pain after treatment begun sleep had seven disappeared to he was able o from nine every night. seeming have no control the afflicted by stage members. of the During and could Hypnosis leg were artificial employed them movements arm and in time the patien move himself when suggestions . first in soundly. Upon awakening was the to pain be in his neck and shoulder night found for the greatly time relieved. and the by rigidity of the paralyzed limbs relaxed movements favorable arm a suggestions. of warmth patient through the would his feel passing he down awoke paralyzed would be limbs. months. the use He was Mesmerized a of passes being for the and suggestion. patient or able raise his to arm or extend over fingers. no was but desirable neither his anti-sypKilitic effect for to treatment some had time. when pain and go that into a upon retiring sleep he and would have ately immedia sound good night's rest. 175 of syphilitic produced origin. deep of were Hypnosis given induce Then of the were suggestions relief pain. The patient was Hypnotized weeks twice the and hours a week for was two months. greatly that lessened.. and slept that he.TREATMENT BY HYPNOTISM. The foot.

and the power to of life and gradually returned weeks the man limbs. drunkard. so desire power drink had overcome no his will that he had absolutely ance resist- left.. excess. The treatments were move continued his ease. expert to but which tremens. and could with to his being strong enough No. 5" by Habitual occupation. CASE H.176 HYPNOTISM. workman. were given vital him forces to do so. that when and and he would his and power of mind will would greatly once increased strengthened ore know and realize that he was possessed of . for drank whiskey attacks or had brought so on several of delirium had that his mind The mental forces for strong greatly deteriorated. and tailor an support his body. a man 30 seven years years of age. and have disgust him . arm and after at eight weeks he could walk and right Rand limb will. for a retaining it in this horizonta position short time. could arm on so that and at the close the end of four the raise open his hand. After being that he Hypnotized would and sicken that he a was given suggestions have even decided the smell abhorrence of it would awoke he for whiskey. and his a level with shoulder. B.

about badly 40 years. aged become sleep. a man his head badly intelli- injured. a 6 " Insomnia. strengthened intenti again but be and will there always is scarcely any question a what life. nature two He for suggestions this for daily weeks. And after suggestions necessary. D. dentist. No. he be able to lead temperate CASE M.. was to keep from disgracing self him- further induced to no give more a solemn or that he would was drink given whiskey of a stimulants. act greatly to and a man. exceptional . a was being having of buggy during He runaway. although offered several different times. Four weeks employment after the by one treatment began he was given who of liis former for ers employThis his Had discharged encouraged him drinking. whose because dated from a general an health had to affected of inability a severe His He sleeplessness thrown from accident. After of the first or Hypnosis alcoholic him he did not take any a drink whiskey it was liquor of kind. 177 manhood and He pledge enough family.TREATMENT BY HYPNOTISM. that no a once weekj a then week were twice for a week then month.

hour's to go roll and toss until his efforts sleep ever drove over him an and troubled would scarcely rest during nervous. and nervous the want of sleep and retired had brought on decided At to depression time and would almost secure dyspepsia. time mind he which has the sleep Since that continued health well at night. he was whatever sleep to he unable about frantic. gence. part and of his highly susceptible any body becoming After cataleptic getting suggestion. under as him that perfectly as soon control went I gave suggestions night he he eyes to bed a that would close his creeping and all over feel sleepy. not that he would morning.78 HYPNOTISM. every The for continued completed to second course. sound until These next suggestions day were repeated several times. and and wake up muscle would be go resting perfectly asleep and quiet. drowsy that every sensation nerve his body. a His and have also improved to corresponding case degree. as this . by put to sleep. rising in the morning weak and was He quite to easily suggestion. day two weeks. the first The he sleep reported having the had good night's treatment since was accident. the night. one This is of special interest.

7 " Chronic 27. so arms. both for he suffering and year. sent aged to me to be in cured. from It great rheumatism houlders a had pain troubled when not her ver causing she moved her er arms. H. that nd in and suggestions her ll pain was leaving body. that she could comb hair on r dress herself.TREATMENT BY HYl"NOTlSM. in he pain broom that she her then entirely arms. free and from hat when and she again awoke she use would her arms be and ain Her have were of hands. after suggestion would be free .. his Hypnosis sweep her suggesting broom that nd made had the whatever with floor. The lameness all had previous come radually cure and it. fater she was Three time days during her no again I gave put to a sleep. use Upon of her seemed some have etter in arms but had slight pain left the shoulder. l?9 orbid in habit about of two long standing by was successfully ured weeks Suggestion. was rheumatism. had resisted attempts o She readily while entered that lameness state a deep I gave stage of Hypnosis. made being to arms also the awakening rubbed suggestions she and passes were ownward while iven. ASE Lucy was No. She giving from andled the ease.

She and as remained end treatment at a the time returned free of to her work domestic. no pain being for two present. premonitory symptoms followed lasted this came by a crying spells which usually about Following general muscular convulsive tremors movements.i"o HYPNOTISM. . spells. These fretful day. 8 " ^Aggravated cured weeks. hysteria by Hypnotism of over five standing in six and Suggestion Mrs. absolutely pain. CASE years No. as Sometimes they term**'' she would in five six "^hem. After first were few more attacks severe. four hours. and passing leave patient have twenty- weak exhausted. lively A nervous woman constitution but temperament She hysteria had never noticed five years any symptoms of the until about they ago. attack after and or The lasted from off fifteen would to forty the minutes. W. mother of and two children. which increased alternating to strong with decided rigidity of the whole body. pain I aroused under of that her. of aged good 34. increased in frequency every and They were occurred about a three weeks and of accompanied and by a sense by depressed condition at mind. of constriction were the throat.. weeks.

she not she was entered given return profound sleep. that that Then would suggestions of there she be a a more the spells. all due . cured. as was pitat palalso of the heart present. a being great that he could resist was When nervous he for ment treat- he in highly being condition. would and enjoy would cheerful or condition of mind not think worry about system their would and At return. and remained from hysteria ever CASE Charlie to No. the intense smoke it. He the son prominent cigarettes railroad continuously had man official. of 9 a " Cigarette young man habit of 20. mental irritability. that every day and her nervous grow realize the stronger that not she return was would know that they of six would weeks again. desire not but to had time. for to and had three of the smoked about him frequent years.. iSi At into a the light to first indnction sleep. of Hypnotism After giving into she fel nervous suggestions a quiet her mind.TREATMENT BY HYPNOTISM. had relapsed attem himself. dyspepsia and catarrh. His and father the young tried break made each so came habit. end has she free completely cured since. M. was "ent to was me be of cured a the cigarette habft.

82 HYPNOTISM. to of cigarettes he had been in I first proceeded way. when He I slipped refused in and box them a of them his pocket he would instantly rather threw have on the his floor. a and while absolutely a in this offered take coat cigarette. fasten his hands threw by together in the regular stage his him to then quickly him into deep of Hypnosis. regard From not the the improvement of his general man first treatr^^nt the young could be in- . long but as I then him he lived and were he would have cigarettes. the would he touch induced sight be would he one. in a and suggestion placed mind to quiet receptive to condition. every telling said woke listen I he very carefully word when to I him. him one. I then state to somnambulism. Also to other suggestions in health. o the the large habit number of smoking. afternoon were disgust contempt for every These for given suggestions two repeated weeks. would and become that the guste disodor from him them obnoxious rather take a and offensive in to that than snake his hand another cigarette. up then stated have to him that ceased he would that of so entirely care for at cigarettes. saying than to he those snake in pocket stated never horrible that anything as things.

TREATMENT

BY

HYPNOTISM.

183

duced
complete His

to

touch
was

or

smoke

another for
them.

cigarette,

so

his improved

dislike
very

health

rapidly
symptoms

and
of

today cigarette

he

is entirely

free
or

from

any

smoking

desire

for

them.

CASE
standing

No. cured
a

10"

=Moral

depravity

of

long

by

Hypnotism
man

and
22,

Suggestion.
to
me

S.

L.,

young

of

sent

to
a

be
well

Hypnotized
known

and
physician, knowledge

treated
a

by

Suggestion,
of
to

by had

friend
as

mine,

who

consider

the
morbid

possibilities
habits
as
or

of

Hypnotism,
nature

and
require

knew

that

of all

this

psychical either vices. teaches
are us

treatment,

nary ordi-

treatment,

medical

surgical,

fail

to

cure

these

Psychology
sexual
or

that
result

these
of
of
an

perverted hereditary mind, and

instincts

the

acquired

morbid

condition

the

constitute, require

strictly
for

speaking,
their
cure

a

psychical psychic entirely
or

disease.
treatment

And

(H)rpnotic
diseased
practice

Suggestion),
mental

which

changes desire

the

condition

depraved
mind

to

masturbation,
and reinforced

the
by

being
ing dur-

strengthened

Suggestion

Hypnosis.
If

Hypnotism
more

and
mankind

Suggestion
than
to

has
bring

'done
these

ing noth-

for

de-

1^4

HYPNOTISM.

plorable
and

cases,
women

which
of

contaminate

many the

young
scope

men

today,
it
most

within

of

curative
a

treatment,

certainly lasting
are

has

conferred

great

blessing
as

and
they

benefit
far
more

upon
prevalent

misguided than

humanity,
is

generally and

supposed
insane

outside
asylum.

of

the

medical

profession young
man

This

who
private

had
vice

practiced
since early
to
a

this

moral de-

and and
mental
was

manhood,

which and

had

brought

him

ble deploraon

physical

condition, effort

verging

insanity,

without
of

special

placed

under

the

influence
were

Hypnotism. given him
acts,
to.

Suggestions
change
to

cided (de-

then and
of

to

his face they

condition
with
a

of

mind

bring
his

face

full

realization

and And

what
to

would this
power

mately ultiman inhuand
ment treat-

bring
desire,

him
greatly

remove

increasing
every

will other day

self-control.
and
at

He
the

came

for

expiration of

of

two

weeks

fluen all in-

and
For
success

desire
in

tfie habit
cases

had
it is

disappeared. essential
the that in for

these
operator

the

physician

or

to

secure

patient's
you
are

confidence,

letting

him
personal

understand
interest

and

will

take

a

his

welfare

nd

good.

And

that

you

wish

him

to

unite

and

enter

into

TREATMENT

BY

HYPNOTISM.

185

a

common

effort
and

with

you

for

the

betterment

of

his

condition These
are
secure

health. should
given

patients
notoriously

be
to

closely

watched,

for
one

they

deception. by
are

But

can

their and

confidence
then they

careful, saved

judicious
the danger
to

management,

of

permitting
or

"the desire.'*
realize
any

wish

to

be

father

the

thought,

They

fully

their

utter

helplessness word
or

and

gladly

welcome
if properly

encouraging

helping

hand,

presented.

CASE
Mrs.

No. B.,

II"

Chifd
24. In

birth.
this
case

aged

I
at

was

called
wish
twenty-

to

use

Hypnotism
patient, hours.

and who

Suggestion
been in

the

of

the

had

labor

for

eight

The
a

labor

pains

haH
pain,

ceased

and

she

was

suffering

continuous
when

being

almost

completely

exhausted
The

I

arrived.
the
perineum,

head

was

upon

and
for
over

still in
two

the

pelvis,

having
any

remained
change attention

there
or

hours

without
the

advance. and
to

I

secure

patient's
; gave
sense

quickly
remove

duce inthe

Hypnosis
and I

suggestions
fatigue.

pain

all

of the

Then
to

told

her
causes,

labor

was

prolonged would
know

and and

due

certain

that

she

86

HYPNOTISM.

ealize

that

the
of suffer

child

was

being
that
any

born
was

and done,
and

would

e

conscious
not

everything
or

but
she

ould

feel

pain,
as

that

ould

remain struggle
or

quiet
worry.

and

calm

possible,

and

ot

I

then
hard

told
when

her

to

close
to

her
so.

eyes

and

bear

own

told and

do

The
use

physician of
forceps

hen

proceeded

with

the the

rought
given
no

the

head
suggestion

through
to

pelvis.
down be felt.
as

Then
hard,

she

as

bear

but

hat

pain child

whatever
was

would

The

delivered being

painlessly,

was

the the
that
that

lacenta.

After
of felt

brought
the and
was

out

from

influence had had

Suggestion
no

mother
well
amount

stated
pleased of

he

pain
a

he

been

saved

great

suffering.

CASE

No.

12

"

Stammering

cured

by

tic Hypno-

Suggestion. L.

S., aged
his

22.

This

young
to

man

had
a

been without
sent

all

hrough

life unable
or

speak He

word been
to

tammering parents

hesitating.

had

by

his

to

different
each time

institutions
very

be

cured, and
mer stam-

but

returned
shortly

little

improved,
way
to

would

relapse

into he

his

old

and

about
At
the
was

every

word

attempted
of he

speak.
a

second

induction

Hypnosis
was

deep

stage

obtained.

Then

given

sugges-

in ordinary conversation after him had been and was given certain words able to speak and pronounce hesitated over. that words without would have confidence a in himself. he could would speak without was stammering. Decided then given Post-Hypnotic in regard he would to Suggestions the morrow were and at all future time and could speak without . he had always such words. over converse the without confusion. he would or and losing to that approached person talk to he when him out with- becoming and that when he would 'phone He was engaged these suggestions confused he attempted do so self-control. wire. which for instance.TREATMENT BY fiVPNOTISM. Then telephone to to while in this condition he was sent to a and. or not stammer would That he would know mind and realize in his own his to speak that he had the ability and power he now hesitating. Somnambulism and convincing then induced were and given decided that he suggestions hesitate when he spoke. he talked never her by thing he had been able do before. calling a up a lady friend. 4 187 tions that his affliction was condition of the vocal not due to any mal abnorwas organs but his the result of an actual condition was of that when and this impression removed and mind. as those beginning with s and f.

tammering. all words quite ginni beeasy wittfs him to f would be found or pronounce. was an Treatment with given daily in this case for three from eeks. man was At able to the end of his young speak and ently flu- and greatly by his surprised his parents acquai being cured of stammering. encouraging improvement he first time induction the of Hypnosis. and in fhat His and he would find That a wonderful mprovement speech. THB BinX .88 HYPNOTISM.

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