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the sounds of knocking or tapping made without any apparent physical agency while a group of people sit round a table, and attributed by spiritualists to the spirit of a dead person using this as a means of communication with the living
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  • The following are specimens of these table-rapping communications.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • "Tell me some of those incomprehensible stories about table-rapping," said Lady Glenalvon.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • In the case of table-rapping there are movements of the hands, in our case there are those of the head.

    Clever Hans Oskar Pfungst

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