Mesmerism

Mesmerism, animal magnetism so called, or the alleged power which, by operating on the nervous system, one person obtains control over the thoughts and actions of another.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Mesmer, Friedrich Anton * Mesopotamia
Merlin
Mermaids
Merovingians
Merrilees, Meg
Merry Monarch
Mersey
Merthyr-Tydvil
Merv
Meryon, Charles
Mesmer, Friedrich Anton
Mesmerism
Mesopotamia
Messenia
Messiah
Messina
Messina, Strait of
Messuage
Metabolism
Metamorphosis
Metaphysics
Metastasio

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Mesmerism in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable