Consider the case of two concentric spheres, a solid one enclosed in a hollow one.
Yet, allpowerful in their individual spheres of action, they can influence the fortunes of men and can enter into relations with them.
It was very queer, especially in dark nights, when your thoughts had wandered to vast and cosmogonal themes in other spheres, to feel this faint jerk, which came to interrupt your dreams and link you to Nature again.
Only in the highest spheres did all these schemes, crossings, and interminglings appear to be a true reflection of what had to happen.
It is the same thought which collected in the cosmic space the divided masses into spheres, and combined these to solar systems; the same which caused the weather-beaten dust on the surface of our metallic planet to spring forth into living forms."