Indeed, this word phrenetic or maniac is no reproach; it is identical with mantic --prophetic.
His mantic function does not necessarily show that he was a ghost.
Garcin de Tassy tells me he has printed four thousand lines of the mantic.
Nor have I meddled with the mantic lately: nor does what you say encourage me to do so.
We have records of men who seem to have moved beyond the mantic stage and who prepare the way for the great Prophets.
Mary says he's 'mantic like, as she calls it, but I don't believe it's no sich thing.
Meanwhile also I keep putting into shape some of that mantic which however would never do to publish.
Sprenger also mentions as one separate Book what is part of the mantic—and main part—the Haft wady.
An interesting thing in the mantic is, the stories about Mahmúd: and these are the best in the Book.
I have nearly finisht a metrical Paraphrase and Epitome of the mantic: but you would scarce like it, and who else would?