344. It was once granted me to perceive the nature of the heat of the conjugial love of polygamists. I spoke with one who took the place of Mohammed--Mohammed himself is never present but in place of him some substitute, and this to the end that new-comers from the world may see Mohammed, as it were. After some conversation with him from a distance, this substitute sent me an ebony spoon and other things which were tokens that they were from him. At the same time, communication was opened for the heat of the conjugial love of those who were there, and it was perceived by me as the fetid heat of a bath, perceiving which, I turned away and the channel of communication was closed.