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Usage examples for levitation

  1. In the good old times it did not need the genius of a Maskelyne to do a " levitation" trick. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  2. While history as a whole, from the Cro- Magnon man to the twentieth century, does certainly suggest a great ascent, it has not been an automatic levitation. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  3. But this explanation is not simple enough for Philostratus, and so he presses into service all the memories of Damis, or rather travellers’ tales, about levitation, magical illusions and the rest. – Apollonius of Tyana, the Philosopher-Reformer of the First Century A.D. by George Robert Stowe Mead
  4. In this connection, it seems to me, considerable significance attaches to the following bit of evidence contributed by Lord Crawford with regard to the London levitation: I saw the levitations in Victoria Street when Home floated out of the window. – Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by H. Addington Bruce
  5. Notice this also: when levitation accompanies the flight, it is on one side only that you make an effort to fly. – Dreams by Henri Bergson
  6. Well, the upshot was, I joined the society, became a member of the Executive Board, was made a special committee on 'physical phenomena'- that is to say, slate- writing, levitation, and the like- and set to work. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
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