Nor have I meddled with the Mantic lately: nor does what you say encourage me to do so.
His mantic function does not necessarily show that he was a ghost.
Mary says he's 'mantic like, as she calls it, but I don't believe it's no sich thing.
Indeed, this word phrenetic or maniac is no reproach; it is identical with mantic --prophetic.
Meanwhile also I keep putting into shape ...