The world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer

The world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer

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What the mysterious means of connection are has not been discovered ; or, at any rate, down to the time of writing this article ... no magnetic attraction, no hydraulic or pneumatic force can reach them, or, if it could, would not account for the many and ... Oriental ingenuity, which furnished the original idea oa#39;the ethereal suspension trick, contributed the Chinese rings ... For long after its discovery the magic lantern was used chiefly to exhibit comic pic- tures, or in the hands of so-calledanbsp;...

Title:The world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer
Author:William Harrison De Puy
Publisher: - 1908


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