He is such an American mystic, that kind of reaching, that wish to go beyond, even though he doesn't have the tools.
Fabulous lunatic Madame Blavatsky was a con artist, a mystic, and the founder of the Theosophist Society.
Then bed down in the seaside town of mystic, Connecticut, with views of the wharf from your private room at the Steamboat Inn.
late 14c., "spiritually allegorical, pertaining to mysteries of faith," from Old French mistique "mysterious, full of mystery" (14c.), or directly from Latin mysticus "mystical, mystic, of secret rites" (source also of Italian mistico, Spanish mistico), from Greek mystikos "secret, mystic, connected with the mysteries," from mystes "one who has been initiated" (see mystery (n.1)). Meaning "pertaining to occult practices or ancient religions" first recorded 1610s.
"exponent of mystical theology," 1670s, from mystic (adj.). In Middle English, the noun meant "symbolic meaning, interpretation" (early 14c.).
place name in Connecticut, U.S., deformed from Algonquian missituk "great tidal river," from missi "large" + -tuk "tidal river."