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Miracle Mongers And Their Methods
     

Miracle Mongers And Their Methods

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by Harry Houdini
 

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Miracle Mongers And Their Methods, by Harry Houdini.

FIRE WORSHIP.—FIRE EATING AND HEAT RESISTANCE.—IN THE MIDDLE AGES.—AMONG THE NAVAJO INDIANS.—FIRE-WALKERS OF JAPAN.—THE FIERY ORDEAL OF FIJI.

WATTON'S SHIP-SWABBER "FROM THE INDIES."—RICHARDSON, 1667—DE HEITERKEIT, 1713.—ROBERT POWELL,

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Miracle Mongers And Their Methods, by Harry Houdini.

FIRE WORSHIP.—FIRE EATING AND HEAT RESISTANCE.—IN THE MIDDLE AGES.—AMONG THE NAVAJO INDIANS.—FIRE-WALKERS OF JAPAN.—THE FIERY ORDEAL OF FIJI.

WATTON'S SHIP-SWABBER "FROM THE INDIES."—RICHARDSON, 1667—DE HEITERKEIT, 1713.—ROBERT POWELL, 1718-1780.—DUFOUR, 1783.—QUACKENSALBER, 1794.

THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.—A "WONDERFUL PHENOMENON."—"THE INCOMBUSTIBLE SPANIARD, SENOR LIONETTO," 1803.—JOSEPHINE GIRARDELLI, 1814.—JOHN BROOKS, 1817.—W. C. HOUGHTON, 1832.—J. A. B. CHYLINSKI, 1841.—CHAMOUNI, THE RUSSIAN SALAMANDER, 1869.—PROFESSOR REL MAEUB, 1876.—RIVALLI (died 1900).

THE ARCANA OF THE FIRE-EATERS: THE FORMULA OF ALBERTUS MAGNUS.—OF HOCUS POCUS.—RICHARDSON'S METHOD.—PHILOPYRAPHAGUS ASHBURNIENSIS.—TO BREATHE FORTH SPARKS, SMOKE, AND FLAMES.—TO SPOUT NATURAL GAS.—PROFESSOR SEMENTINI'S DISCOVERIES.—TO BITE OFF RED-HOT IRON.—TO COOK IN A BURNING CAGE.—CHABERT'S OVEN. TO EAT COALS OF FIRE.—TO DRINK BURNING OIL.—TO CHEW MOLTEN LEAD.—TO CHEW BURNING BRIMSTONE.—TO WREATHE THE FACE IN FLAMES.—TO IGNITE PAPER WITH THE BREATH.—TO DRINK BOILING LIQUOR AND EAT FLAMING WAX.

THE SPHEROIDAL CONDITION OF LIQUIDS.—WHY THE HAND MAY BE DIPPED IN MOLTEN METALS.—PRINCIPLES OF HEAT-RESISTANCE PUT TO PRACTICAL USES: ALDINI, 1829.—IN EARLY FIRE-FIGHTING. TEMPERATURES THE BODY CAN ENDURE.


MIRACLE MONGERS AND THEIR METHODS

A COMPLETE EXPOSE' OF THE MODUS
OPERANDI OF FIRE EATERS, HEAT
RESISTERS, POISON EATERS, VENOMOUS
REPTILE DEFIERS, SWORD SWALLOWERS,
HUMAN OSTRICHES, STRONG MEN, ETC.

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BN ID:
2940013112841
Publisher:
Baxter St.
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
158 KB

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