"There is a Professor Lewis in New Zealand who does the rope-tying trick a good deal better than Dr. Dunn, and does not require the assistance of spirits."
Facts and Scraps The Australasian Sketcher April 19, 1873
Fill me full of spirits (a single malt'll do) and I'll do a rope trick that neither Prof Lewis or Doc Dunn can climb.
Posted by Francis Xavier Holden at April 4, 2005 05:02 PM
Something to look forward to at the next assembly of the Melb Splenetic Bloggers, FX.
In the meantime, I hope you're talking pretzels...
Posted by boynton at April 4, 2005 05:33 PM
Thanks to Laputan Logic, I now know about the role of Spirits in rope tricks - you will love this link
Posted by Brownie at April 8, 2005 08:16 PM
heh, very nice - it's a great link.
Wonder if FX would acknowledge his impish informants?
Posted by boynton at April 8, 2005 11:36 PM