from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Introspection; inward vision.
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Men seem to know very little upon this subject, though every one has at times been more or less startled by the abnormal introvision and divination of things hidden which are the property and prerogative of perfect love.
And I know ultimately that whatever takes him out of a certain circle (where habits of introvision and analysis of fly-legs are morbidly exercised), is life and joy to him.
We know how the mesmerists would account for this phenomenon of hygienic introvision and clairvoyance.