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" Proceedings S. P R., Vol. IV., p. 30. 340 and, whilst, in this constrained condition, with the muscles of the arms and legs all in tension, I asked for the knocks to come. Immediately a brisk pattering of raps followed my request. All the while the child... "
The Physical phenomena of spiritualism, fraudulent and genuine - Page 341
by Hereward Carrington - 1907 - 426 pages
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The City-road magazine

1874
...the form of percussive and other allied sounds, from delicate ticks as with the point of a pin, to a cascade of sharp sounds as from an induction coil in full work, or detonations in the air. And "with a full knowledge" of the various ways in which explanation has...
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The Journal of Science: And Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 11

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1874
...within a few inches of frozen mercury. CLASS II. The Phenomena of Percussive and other A Hied Sounds. The popular name of " raps " conveys a very erroneous impression of this class2of phenomena. At different times, during my experiments, I have heard delicate ticks, as with...
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Researches Into the Phenomena of Modern Spiritualism

William Crookes - Parapsychology - 1904 - 80 pages
...within a few inches of frozen mercury. CLASS II. / The Phenomena of Percussive and Other Allied Sounds. The popular name of "raps" conveys a very erroneous...sharp metallic taps ; a cracking like that heard when af rictional machine is at work; sounds like scratching; the twittering of a bird, etc. These sounds...
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On the Cosmic Relations, Volume 1

Henry Holt - Parapsychology - 1914 - 989 pages
...thus describes the varieties of raps. His account is supported by hosts of witnesses to one or more: " The popular name of ' raps ' conveys a very erroneous...point of a pin; a cascade of sharp sounds, as from an induction-coil in full work; detonations in the air; sharp metallic taps; a cracking like that heard...
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Studies in Sacred Theology, Issue 11

1918
...William Crookes thinks that the name of "raps" gives an erroneous impression of the phenomena. He says:2 "At different times, during my experiments, I have...sharp metallic taps; a cracking like that heard when af rictional machine is at work ; sounds like scratching; the twittering as of a bird, etc." The variety...
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The Cosmic Relations and Immortality, Volume 1

Henry Holt - Parapsychology - 1919
...thus describes the varieties of raps. His account is supported by hosts of witnesses to one or more: " The popular name of ' raps ' conveys a very erroneous...point of a pin; a cascade of sharp sounds, as from an indnction-coil in full work; detonations in the air; sharp metallic taps; a cracking like that heard...
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The History of Spiritualism

Arthur Conan Doyle - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 348 pages
...production of percussive sounds—or raps. The latter covered a great range of sound, "delicate ticks . . . sharp sounds as from an induction coil in full work, detonations in the air, sharp metallic taps, a crackling like that heard when a frictional machine is at work, sounds like scratching, the twittering...
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