Hocus pocus

Publication Date1715
Remainderor, a rich cabinet of legerdemain curiosities, natural and artificial conclusions. Shewing 1. How to cleave money. 2. To make Sport with Cats, Ducks, or Poultry. 3. To hang two Knives on the brim of a Glass. 4. To wash your Hands in melted Lead without damage. 5. To make a Sixpence seem to fall thro' a Table. 6. Teach Children to Read by Dice. 7. Divers wonderful Things done by the Loadstone. 8. To catch Kites, Crows, Magpies, &c. alive. 9. To catch a Pick-Pocket. 10. To name a Pack of Cards, and not feel 'em. 11. To write Love-Letters secretly. 12. Experiments in Drawing, Painting, Geometry, Astronomy, &c. 13. To make variety of Fireworks. 14. To keep Fowl, Venison, or any Flesh sweet a month. 15. To make a Drink you cannot relish other Liquors. 16. To sox Fish and Fowl. 17. To make one Candle outlast three. 18. To preserve Fruit all the Year. 19. To make excellent plaistering for Ceilings or Walls. With many other Natural and Artificial Conclusions, affording great variety of innocent Sport and Pastime. Adorn'd with above 40 curious cuts. By J. White, a Lover of Art and Ingenuity.
PublisherSold at the Ring in Little-Britain [by George Conyers] pr. 1 s. as also Hill's Legerdemain, and Arts Treasury. Price each 1 s. A thousand notable Things, The way to Save Wealth, and The way to Get Wealth, 1 s. 6d. each: Sports and Pastime. 6 d


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