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Buchanan's Journal of Man, June 1887

Volume 1, Number 6

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,960 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 35.8
LoC Categories: AP, BF
Downloads: 809
Added to site: 2008.12.20
mnybks.net#: 22916
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Periodical, Science
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asize. A family or a class can be photographed, one by one, at exactly the same focus and on the same negative, with a result that you have a clear and distinct face, not of any one's personality, but that actually combines the features of the whole into a new individual unlike any of the sitters."

"This is the very influence we cast upon a sensitive when she sits for us in a miscellaneous circle. We cannot say that any one of us has powerfully affected her, but we know the entire influence has got control and possession, and that influence follows her, too often with irresistible power."

The publication of a work on animal magnetism by Binet and Féré of Paris prompts the following sketch of the subject by the Boston Herald, a newspaper which pays great attention to anything foreign or anything from the old school profession, but ignores that which is American and original. The reader will observe that the writers are all in the dark, unable to explain the phenomena they d

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