Sports and pastime or, Hocus-Pocus improv'd. Shewing, 1. To turn water into wine. 2. To convey a card out of a nut-shell. 3. To catch birds. 4. To take Eels. 5. To make sport with an Egg 6. To fetch a Shilling out of a Handkerchief. 7. To wring Beer out of the Handle of a Knife. 8. Tricks with Tobacco-Pipes. 9. To win at Racing. 10. To know Cross or Pile by the Sound of Money. 11. To wrap one's Knuckles. 12. To make you laugh till the Tears stand in your Eyes. 13. To fox Fish. 14. A Philosoph-Experiment: 15. To cure the Tooth-Ach. 16. To bring 2 Pieces together 17. To win a Wager by feeling, 18. To take Conies. 19. To catch Wild-Ducks. 20. Sport with a Maid. 21. To make Liquor boil out of a Pot. 22. To prevent frothing Pots. 23. To Hatch-Chickens without a Hen. 24. Make it freeze by the Fire. 25. To take a String off a Pipe 26. To make good Sport. 27. To strike Chalks through a Table. 28. To convey Money away. 29. To play the wag with a Servant-Maid. 30. To make Sport with Bells. 31. Meat to seem Magotty. 32. To write invisible. 33. To cut the Blowing-Book. 34. To Engrave 35. The Egg-Box. 36. The Melting-Box. 37. The Globe-Box. 38. To cut Cloth, and make it whole again. 39. To make a Knife leap out of a Pot. 40. To take Buttons off a string 41. To cut Glass. 42. The Mosaick Rod. 43. To draw an Egg through a Ring. 44. To put Pease in your Eye. 45. Harts-Horn to make grow. 46. To write in a Dark-Night. 47. To walk on a hot Iron. 48. To eat Fire. 49. A Room to seem on fire. 50. To have a Sallad grow while the Meat roasts. 51. An Egg to fly in the air. 52. A sheet of paper call'd trouble-wit. With divers other legerdemain curiosities.

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Sports and pastime [electronic resource] : or, Hocus-Pocus improv'd. Shewing, 1. To turn water into wine. 2. To convey a card out of a nut-shell. 3. To catch birds. 4. To take Eels. 5. To make sport with an Egg 6. To fetch a Shilling out of a Handkerchief. 7. To wring Beer out of the Handle of a Knife. 8. Tricks with Tobacco-Pipes. 9. To win at Racing. 10. To know Cross or Pile by the Sound of Money. 11. To wrap one's Knuckles. 12. To make you laugh till the Tears stand in your Eyes. 13. To fox Fish. 14. A Philosoph-Experiment: 15. To cure the Tooth-Ach. 16. To bring 2 Pieces together 17. To win a Wager by feeling, 18. To take Conies. 19. To catch Wild-Ducks. 20. Sport with a Maid. 21. To make Liquor boil out of a Pot. 22. To prevent frothing Pots. 23. To Hatch-Chickens without a Hen. 24. Make it freeze by the Fire. 25. To take a String off a Pipe 26. To make good Sport. 27. To strike Chalks through a Table. 28. To convey Money away. 29. To play the wag with a Servant-Maid. 30. To make Sport with Bells. 31. Meat to seem Magotty. 32. To write invisible. 33. To cut the Blowing-Book. 34. To Engrave 35. The Egg-Box. 36. The Melting-Box. 37. The Globe-Box. 38. To cut Cloth, and make it whole again. 39. To make a Knife leap out of a Pot. 40. To take Buttons off a string 41. To cut Glass. 42. The Mosaick Rod. 43. To draw an Egg through a Ring. 44. To put Pease in your Eye. 45. Harts-Horn to make grow. 46. To write in a Dark-Night. 47. To walk on a hot Iron. 48. To eat Fire. 49. A Room to seem on fire. 50. To have a Sallad grow while the Meat roasts. 51. An Egg to fly in the air. 52. A sheet of paper call'd trouble-wit. With divers other legerdemain curiosities.
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[London] : Printed for G. Conyers at the Ring in Little-Britain, and S. Deacon at the Angel in Guiltspur-Street, [1705?]
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70p. : ill.; 12⁰.
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Amusements > Early works to 1800
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Title
Sports and pastime [electronic resource] : or, Hocus-Pocus improv'd. Shewing, 1. To turn water into wine. 2. To convey a card out of a nut-shell. 3. To catch birds. 4. To take Eels. 5. To make sport with an Egg 6. To fetch a Shilling out of a Handkerchief. 7. To wring Beer out of the Handle of a Knife. 8. Tricks with Tobacco-Pipes. 9. To win at Racing. 10. To know Cross or Pile by the Sound of Money. 11. To wrap one's Knuckles. 12. To make you laugh till the Tears stand in your Eyes. 13. To fox Fish. 14. A Philosoph-Experiment: 15. To cure the Tooth-Ach. 16. To bring 2 Pieces together 17. To win a Wager by feeling, 18. To take Conies. 19. To catch Wild-Ducks. 20. Sport with a Maid. 21. To make Liquor boil out of a Pot. 22. To prevent frothing Pots. 23. To Hatch-Chickens without a Hen. 24. Make it freeze by the Fire. 25. To take a String off a Pipe 26. To make good Sport. 27. To strike Chalks through a Table. 28. To convey Money away. 29. To play the wag with a Servant-Maid. 30. To make Sport with Bells. 31. Meat to seem Magotty. 32. To write invisible. 33. To cut the Blowing-Book. 34. To Engrave 35. The Egg-Box. 36. The Melting-Box. 37. The Globe-Box. 38. To cut Cloth, and make it whole again. 39. To make a Knife leap out of a Pot. 40. To take Buttons off a string 41. To cut Glass. 42. The Mosaick Rod. 43. To draw an Egg through a Ring. 44. To put Pease in your Eye. 45. Harts-Horn to make grow. 46. To write in a Dark-Night. 47. To walk on a hot Iron. 48. To eat Fire. 49. A Room to seem on fire. 50. To have a Sallad grow while the Meat roasts. 51. An Egg to fly in the air. 52. A sheet of paper call'd trouble-wit. With divers other legerdemain curiosities.
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[London] : Printed for G. Conyers at the Ring in Little-Britain, and S. Deacon at the Angel in Guiltspur-Street, [1705?]
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
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