Posts tagged
‘levitation’

A Benares Lady Magnet

A Benares Lady Magnet A visitor to India finds a “Devil Woman” with the power to levitate and magnetically attract man and beast.

The Devil in the Nightcap

The Devil in the Nightcap A Welsh woman sees a devilish apparition who insists that she unearth an object from a wall behind her house, then levitates her to a bridge where she is directed to drop it into the river.

Some Discontented Daemon

Some Discontented Daemon torments a young servant in 17th-century Devon with shredded clothes, apparitions, bodily contortions, and levitation.

The Case of the Levitating Law Books

The Case of the Levitating Law Books Law books levitate before multiple witnesses in open court at the Civil Court at Port Elizabeth, 1912.

Polt or Possessed on Prince Edward Island?

Polt or Possessed on Prince Edward Island?A young Canadian girl is followed by mysterious rappings and fires. No, it’s not Mary Ellen of Antigonish–the case occurs a decade earlier and her family swore they saw her levitate.

A Curious County: Bracken County, Kentucky Forteana

A “Devil’s Backbone,” a treasure cave with a giant skeleton, an imposter on a grand scale, mysterious faces in window glass, big snakes, fiery devils, and sin-induced levitation—who knew that one small and very rural Kentucky county could be so infested with fortean excitement?