Scientific romances: Second Series by Charles Howard Hinton

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This is the secret of the mysterious effect of science on our emotions—the simple description of fact, apart from our own conditions and prejudices. And also in the material world around us, this is the secret of the beauty of the crystal and of still water. For in them the near and the far are brought together; in their translucency they give an emblem of the one vision wherein a higher being grasps every part of the solid matter, of which we can only see outside and surface. The acceptance of the rule of the great master of empiric religion, Comte—“Live openly”—is really to imitate in our world, and make ourselves conscious of our true existence in a higher world.

The idea of rotation, or twisting, in its very nature involves the idea of two dimensions—for it is the passage from one dimension to another—it is an idea 32 Many Dimensions. which, in its essence, has two dimensions. If we think of a twist, it is the change from one direction to another. It cannot be thought without the two directions being present to the mind—the direction from which and the direction to which the change takes place. In our space we have nothing more than this rotation. If a ball is twisting, and a blow is given to it, which tends to set up a twist in a new direction, the old twist and the new one combine together into a single twist about a new axis.

The one thing I can do is to manage dogs. If you are not afraid of them they know it, and give in to you at once, and I am not afraid of anything with a doggy face. They have not got any teeth at the back of their mouths, and if one flies at you, all you have to do is to put your hand right into his mouth; a strong man can break his jaw. One great mastiff was my special favourite: he had two white bands on the black marking of his breast, looking exactly like a white tie, so on this account, and because of the gravity of his demeanour, I called him Clergyman.

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