Hellerism. Second-sight Mystery. Supernatural Vision Or Second-sight. What is It? A Mystery: A Complete Manual for Teaching this Peculiar Art

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Lee and Shepard, 1884 - Magic tricks - 129 pages
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Page 85 - The ancients attributed marvelous properties to many of the precious stones. We give in tabular form the different months and the stones sacred to them, with their respective meanings. It has been customary among lovers and friends to notice the significance attached to the various stones in making birthday, engagement and wedding presents. January, Garnet — Constancy and fidelity in every engagement.
Page 45 - The same notions have more or less continued down to times not long passed. We give in tabular form the different months and the stones sacred to them, with their respective legendary meaning. It has been customary among lovers and friends to notice the significance attached to the various stones in...
Page 85 - LANGUAGE OF PRECIOUS STONES The ancients attributed marvellous properties to many of the precious stones. We give in tabular form the different months and the stones sacred to them, with their respective meanings. It has been customary among lovers and friends to notice the significance attached to the various stones in making birthday, engagement and wedding presents. JANUARY, GARNET. — Constancy and...
Page 97 - ... plate screwed to the floor of the stage. On the foot of the leg there were two more, thus connecting and making a complete electric communication between his secret partner and Miss Heller.
Page 18 - The inscription on one side when translated reads: ' Coined at Tripoli ' ; the other side : ' Sultan of two lands ; sultan of two seas; sultan by inheritance; and the son of a sultan.
Page 85 - Diamond — Signifies purity; maintains peace and disperses storms. Emerald — Discovers false friends and insures true love. Garnet — Constancy and fidelity. Jasper — Wisdom and courage. Moonstone — Good luck. Onyx — Insures conjugal felicity. Opal — An " unlucky stone portending injury and mental or physical trouble.
Page 86 - The Mahometan religion forbids the making of any likeness for any purpose ; therefore, all Oriental coins bear on the obverse the "togra
Page 88 - It is oval in shape, about 2$ inches long and i^ broad, or about the size and shape of the longitudinal section of an egg.
Page 79 - I wish you to tell me what it is . Will you tell me what it is What is it . Hammered.

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