The mesmerist retired backward, drew the door to, and went back to his room.
This puzzled me and the first opportunity I got I asked the mesmerist the reason.
This was continued for one or two minutes, and when the process was completed the mesmerist was conducted out and to a third room.
The Jew is a mesmerist; that is all; at least, all that has been developed so far!
It was evening and the mesmerist was questioning him as to where he had been since they lost him the night before.
The heritage that prepared a native of the East for submission to the mesmerist was not his.
Ellen received the money tendered her by the mesmerist, and took her departure.
But all things have an end: and the deceit of the mesmerist was not an exception to the rule.
Young Goldthred followed as the medium follows the mesmerist, the bird the rattlesnake.
Every singer is his own mesmerist, or he has mistaken his vocation.
"hypnotism," 1802, from French mesmérisme, named for Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815), Austrian physician who developed a theory of animal magnetism and a mysterious body fluid which allows one person to hypnotize another. Related: Mesmerist.
mesmerism mes·mer·ism (měz'mə-rĭz'əm, měs'-)
A strong or spellbinding appeal; fascination.
Hypnotic induction that is believed to involve animal magnetism.