We here see a man throwing three balls and three knives alternately into the air, and catching them one by one as they fall, but returning them again in a regular rotation. To give the greater appearance of difficulty to this feat, it is accompanied with the music of an instrument resembling the modern violin.
- The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
By Joseph Strutt
Available from gutenberg.org
- Posted on
- Sunday 30 August 2020