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Binnacles and Garlic

From the May 1997 Print Edition

Sympathetic Attractions: Magnetic Practices, Beliefs, and Symbolism in Eighteenth-Century England By Patricia Fara. Princeton, 317 pages, $45. For an epigraph to Sympathetic Attractions, Patricia Fara might revealingly have chosen the haunting words with which L. P. Hartley begins The Go-Between : . . . . Continue Reading »