A World Treasury of Folk Wisdom by Reynold Feldman

By Reynold Feldman

An anthology of people sayings and proverbs from around the globe, prepared in a hundred alphabetized different types for simple reference. This treasury of proverbial knowledge makes a fantastic present e-book and a convenient reference for audio system and writers.

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They examined the plates carefully, and neither of them could find any evidence of superposi- tion, or other trick. On the other hand, they were of opinion that if they set to work with all their knowledge and resources they could produce such pictures by natural means, and therefore they would not undertake to say This, of that these were preternatural. course, was quite reasonable if the pictures are judged only as technical productions, but it rather savours of the old discredited antispiritualistic argument that because a trained conjurer can produce certain effects under his own conditions, therefore some woman or child who gets similar effects must get them by conjuring.

Day photo: September 1917. bright, but not as above. About 4 o'clock. Distance 8 feet. Time l-50th second. Gnome : I. : was sixteen years old; her cousin A. Other photographs were attempted but proved partial failures, and plates were not kept. was ten years. Colouring: The palest of green, pink, mauve. Much more in the wings than in the bodies, which are very pale to white. The gnome is described as seeming to be in black reddish-brown jersey, and red tights, pointed cap. He was swinging his pipes, holding them in his left hand and was just stepping up on to I.

Thing I 've ever seen " ' * Single exposure ! " 46 THE FIRST PUBLISHED ACCOUNT \ I need hardly add that enlargements were made and subjected to searching examination without any modification of opinion. The immediate upshot was that a ** positive" was taken from each negative, that the originals might be preserved carefully un- — touched, and then new negatives were pre- pared and intensified to serve as better printing medimns. The originals are just as received and in my keeiDing now. Some good prints and lantern slides were soon prepared.

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