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|====== Psychological Stop Trick ======||====== Psychological Stop Trick ======|
|-||This concept is described in //Ein Spiel Karten// by R. P., Prague, 1853, Part I, item 21, p. 43 of the Pieper translation, under the title "The Non Plus Ultra". This title, combined with the time and place of publication of this book, suggests that this technique may have been appropriated from Hofzinser's repertoire, although it is also possible it was in circulation and was not original with Hofzinser.||+||This concept was in use among mid-19th century European conjurers. It was described in R.P.'s //Ein Spiel Karten//, 1853, p. 43 of the Pieper translation, under the title "The Non Plus Ultra." Johann Hofzinser was also using the idea around the same time, and near the same place, which was published as "The Sympathetic Numbers" in //Kartenkünste//, 1910, p. 23 of the Sharpe translation.|