Sentence Examples


  • (i.) Crystal-gazing is a world-wide method of divining, which is analogous to dreams, save that the vision is voluntarily initiated, though little, if at all, under the control of the scryer.
  • As a matter of fact such persons sometimes can and sometimes cannot see pictures in the way of crystal-gazing; while many who can see in the crystal have had no spontaneous hallucinations.
  • The experiments took this form: any person might ask the scryer (a lady who had never previously heard of crystal-gazing) "to see what he was thinking of."
  • There is a chapter on crystal-gazing in Les Nevroses et les idees fixes of Dr Janet (1898).
  • There is also a chapter on crystal-gazing in Myers' Human Personality.