Index

Alphabets, foreign, method of learning. 39

Ashtavadhanis, the, memory feats of, 128 Associations, 60 -, ill-, 88

BENIOWSKI, Major, 29 Bodily aids, 180-85 Botany, 48

CAUSALITY, 74

Character, 173

Chemistry, 63

Co-existence and succession, 80

Comparison, 9, 75

, modes of, 73-80 Complex abstract ideas, 24

concrete ideas, 24 Concentration, 6, 11-20, 90, 146,

151-57. 159. 180 Confidence, 18 Contemplation, 165 Contiguity, 75, 80 Contrast, 8

Control of the mind, 92

DICKENS, Charles, 57

EMERSON and reading, 137 Exercises, 25, 98, 100, 115, 151-57 , breathing, 183

, relaxation, 181

-, stillness, 180

-, stretching and bending, 182

Expectancy, subconscious, 63

FAMILIARIZATION, method of, 29-38 of forms, 39-49

Fear, 174

Feinaigle, Gregor von, 68, 111, 122 Forget, ability to, 85 French words, learning, 50, 84 Foreign alphabets, 39 words, 50-56

GENDERS, remembering, 55 German words, learning, 50 Gouraud, Francis Fauvel, 112, 117,

118,123 Greek, 41

Grey, Dr. Richard, 111

HEBREW alphabet, 39 Hindu proverbs, 179

History of Mnemonics, 120 Hobbies, mental, 139

-, associating, 61

, dissociated, 87

-, expansion of, 100-102

--, quantity and position of, 66

, radiation of, 62 , sequences of, 87 , succession of, 96 Ill-associations, 88 Images, 63 Imagination, 23—28 Impressions, reviving, 60 Indecision in small things, 171 India, memory-men of, 128-34 Intermediaries, 59

LEIBNITZ, G. W., HI Lithium, discovery of, 143

MEDITATION, 90, 158-67 Memoria Technica, 111 Memory, 141

-, feats of the A shtavadhanis, 128

, placing the, 120-27

Mind control, 92 Mind-wandering, 6, 90 Mink, Stanislaus, 111 Mood, 94-9

, establishing a permanent, 98 , reviving a, 60

New Art of Memory,, 68 Nicholas Nickleby, 57 Notebooks, 59 Number arguments, 105-10

-diagrams, 107-10

words, 111-19 Numbers, remembering, 105

OBSERVATION, 14 Olcott, Colonel H. S., 128

PADEREWSKI, 177 Parts, law of, 7, 77 Phreno-Mnemotechny, 117 Pick, Dr., 55, 112, 120 Pitman's shorthand, 41 Poetry, the learning of, 150 Pratyahara, 184 Proximity, law of, 8, 80

QUALITY, law of, 8, 79 Quintilian, 121

READING and study, 137-47 Reason, 73

Reflection, voluntary, 158 Roads of Thought, the, 7, 9, 53, 76,

100, 149 Roman alphabet, 42

SANSKRIT, 91, 112, 128

-alphabet, 41, 113

Schenckel, Lambert, 126 Simple abstract ideas, 24 concrete ideas, 24

Simplification and symbolization, 65-9

Simonides, 65, 120 Sommer, 126

Speech-making and writing, 148-50 Stillness exercises, 180 Study and reading, 137-47 Success, elements of, 173

THINKING, 23, 90, 162 Thought and walking, 89

Srocess of, 90, 94 oads of, the four, 7,9, 53, 76, 100, 149 Thoughts, chain of, 94

VOLUNTARY decision, 171 reflection, 158

Willing and wishing, 175

WillU, John, 65

Wishing and willing, 175

Work and play, 177

Writing and speech-making, 148-50

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