Novice mediums : those whose medianimic faculty is not yet completely developed, and who lack experience. XVI I. Mediums who are obsessed : those who cannot rid themselves of importunate, deceptive spirits, but who are fully aware of; and regret, this obsession.
Touchy mediums : they are a variety of the proud ones, and are hurt at the criticisms of which they are the object; they take offence at the slightest contradiction, and, if they show what they obtain, they do so in order to be admired, and not at all to profit by the opinion of the listeners.
Dishonest mediums : those who, possessing some genuine medianimic faculties, simulate others which they do not possess, in order to give themselves importance. Novice mediums : those whose medianimic faculty is not yet completely developed, and who lack experience. Flexible mediums : those whose faculty enables them to lend themselves with great facility to a great diversity of communications, and through whom, all spirits, or nearly all, are able to manifest themselves, spontaneously, or in response to evocation.