by John McGivering)
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...there is a type of mind that dives after what it calls 'psychical experiences'. I am in no way psychic. Dealing as I have done with large, superficial areas of incident and occasion, one is bound to make a few lucky hits or happy deductions. But there is no need to drag in the 'clairvoyance,' or the rest of the modern jargon. I have seen too much evil and sorrow and wreck of good minds on the road to Endor to take one step along that perilous track...Yet in the same passage he goes on to describe a dream he had had which foreshadowed in detail an event six weeks later, and asks the reader: "...how, and why, had I been shown an unreleased roll of my life-film ?"