No man surely 20 ever had so little talent for personation as Johnson.
As to the personation of votes, there should have been no allegation made.
In the Seville auto of September 24, 1559, there were three cases of personation.
And it was believed that in this behalf, they were having recourse to personation.
They are bribery, treating, undue influence, and personation.
How marvelously easy of accomplishment the act of personation had been!
In such a personation, make-up becomes a serious part of art.
If they were in any way due to confederates, or to personation by the medium, such variations would not be likely to occur.
To such a one, neither a confederate nor a personation by the medium can pass undetected.
I can compare this personation to nothing so much as to that of a man haunted by a fiend.