J. E. Calkins


Wolfe, Linnie Marsh


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25 For a long time I wondered how I came to be favored with such immediate and unquestioning trust by this man who was naturally disposed to insist upon positive proofs but when I learned of his remarkable susceptibility to telepathic presentments it was all plain enough* I had gone to him absolutely immoderate unknown; without recommendation or reference; but with an tiMntimttttMumxa admiration and regard for him* Some emanation from my over-ardent aura, all unsuspected by me but convincing to him, bridged the narrow space between us and gave him a satisfying assurance of my sincerity and trustworthiness; one of those ineffable facts that, possibly, may never be proved.but that nevertheless have our complete confidence! for most of us are aware that there are more things in heaven and on earth than are dreamt of in our philosophy, and, to many of us, the finest of these things are intangible and imponderable such as my memories of John Muir and his unbonded and unbounded faith in me. a?//f



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