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Mesmerism                                327
but comes nearer to verifying the claims of mesmerism than anything I have known, is the following: Choose five cards from the pack, select some one of them in your mind, spread them out fan-fashion—their faces turned down. Now, hold the right hand of some person, tell him to shut his eyes and command him to draw the card from the fan of five which you hold out to him. Without any action on your part to further it, he will, nine times out of ten, take the card which you have chosen that he shall do. There is no explanation—it simply happens.
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