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The Origins of Wonder

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mental:great_divination [2014/05/23 02:32]
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-The stunt of divining which of three objects three persons have secreted on their person by the number of counters left on the table, picked up to a mathematical pattern, is found in Nicolas Chuquet's //Triparty en la science des nombres// in 1484. See Guillemin's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/22807/An+Illustrated+History+of+White+Magic+Before+Robert+Houdin/111|An Illustrated History of White Magic]]//, p. 93. 
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