By day, while the sun-god drove his chariot in the high heavens and turned the blue-green ∆gean Sea into the semblance of a blazing shield of brass, Idas and Marpessa sat together in the treesí soft shades, or walked in shadowy valleys where viole... Read more of Idas And Marpessa at Urban Myths.caInformational Site Network Informational

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To Produce The Appearance Of A Spectre On A Pedestal In The Middle Of

a Table.

Enclose a small magic lantern in a box, Fig. 11, large enough to
contain a small swing dressing-glass, which will reflect the light
thrown on it by the lantern in such a way, that it will pass out at
the aperture made at the top of the box; which aperture should be
oval, and of a size adapted to the cone of light to pass through it.
There should be a flap with hinges, to cover the opening, that the
inside of the box may not be seen.

There must be holes in that part of the box which is over the lantern,
to let the smoke out; and over this must be placed a chafing-dish of
an oblong figure, large enough to hold several lighted coals. This
chafing-dish, for the better carrying on the deception, may be
enclosed in a painted tin box, about a foot high, with a hole at top,
and should stand on four feet, to let the smoke from the lantern

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