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the knot) is retained, the other re-
leased, & as it is released, thrust the
hands forward & show the string stretched
between the 2 hands, on X of one hand
& 4th finger of other. Of course one
bight is pulled right through the button-
hole. (Goldston. More Tricks. p.78.)
The cut string restored (Child's trick.)
Knot 2 ends together.
Hold with thumbs at
XX, (concealing loop) & let someone cut
across a b . Put in mouth "to join" and
suck away short cut piece. Exhibit as
one continuous string.
Ring put on string
In fig.3 lift bight a up through bight b &
the ring is on the string, which can be held on
somebody's thumbs. (Goldston. p 76)

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