suspension of consciousness

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Marner was highly thought of in that little hidden world, known to itself as the church assembling in Lantern Yard; he was believed to be a young man of exemplary life and ardent faith; and a peculiar interest had been centred in him ever since he had fallen, at a prayer-meeting, into a mysterious rigidity and suspension of consciousness, which, lasting for an hour or more, had been mistaken for death.
This is often experienced as a suspension of consciousness, a space.
From the point of view of the subject, such a suspension of consciousness would seem no different from a normal night's sleep or, for that matter, an afternoon nap.
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