Allan Kardec

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125. We might here touch on the singular phenomenon of the "agénères" or ungenerated,* which, however extraordinary it may appear, is no more supernatural than the other phenomena we have been considering. But having fully explained this subject in the Revue Spirite of February 1859, we think it unnecessary to reproduce that explanation here. We will merely add that it is a variety of the class of tangible apparitions ; a peculiar state of certain spirits, enabling them to clothe themselves, temporarily, with a form so exactly resembling a body of flesh as to appear to be such to those about them.

* From the Greek privative a, and geinomai to engender; that which has not been engendered.

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