Mesmer did not long find his residence at Vienna as agreeable as he wished.
But the other doctors were of the bats eyes sort, and hunted Mesmer down.
Mesmer's son Joseph is still living and is active in civic affairs.
They reported that the magnetic fluid of which Mesmer speaks does not exist.
Mesmer, who was luminous for a while, did not fail to dupe the people.
Mesmer was furious, and exhausted himself in complaints and menaces.
Mesmer only condensed this knowledge into a science, and gave it a name.
How eagerly Mesmer awaited the fruition of his shrewd manipulation!
Mesmer stated—I quote his words—that it was child's play; and the conference had no other result.
Mesmer had his disciples, and so have many modern Spiritualists.
Mesmer Mes·mer (měz'mər, měs'-), Franz. or Friedrich Anton 1734-1815.
Austrian physician who sought to treat disease through animal magnetism, an early therapeutic application of hypnotism.