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The Origins of Wonder

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 As an aside, it appears as though Edwin Sachs knew of the concept without being aware of its potential. In //Sleight of Hand//, 1877, p. 98, as part of the Diagonal Pass description,​ Sachs advises against pushing the cards through the deck injogged because "the act of pushing them down is extremely likely to carry along with them indifferent cards intervening between two of them." So while Sachs seems to be the first to describe the principle in action, it was as a cautionary tale rather than as a method to pursue. As an aside, it appears as though Edwin Sachs knew of the concept without being aware of its potential. In //Sleight of Hand//, 1877, p. 98, as part of the Diagonal Pass description,​ Sachs advises against pushing the cards through the deck injogged because "the act of pushing them down is extremely likely to carry along with them indifferent cards intervening between two of them." So while Sachs seems to be the first to describe the principle in action, it was as a cautionary tale rather than as a method to pursue.
  
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