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#1. I reviewed in thought the modern era of raps and apparitions, beginning with the knockings of 1848, at the hamlet of Hydesville, N.Y., and ending with grotesque phenomena at Cambridge, Mass.; I evoked the anklebones and other anatomical castanets of the Fox sisters (as described by the sages of the University of Buffalo ); the mysteriously uniform type of delicate adolescent in bleak Epworth or Tedworth, radiating the same disturbances as in old Peru; solemn Victorian orgies with roses falling and accordions floating to the strains of sacred music; professional imposters regurgitating moist cheesecloth; Mr. Duncan, a lady medium's dignified husband, who, when asked if he would submit to a search, excused himself on the ground of soiled underwear; old Alfred Russel Wallace, the naive naturalist, refusing to believe that the white form with bare feet and unperforated earlobes before him, at a private pandemonium in Boston, could be prim Miss Cook whom he had just seen asleep, in her curtained corner, all dressed in black, wearing laced-up boots and earrings; two other investigators, small, puny, but reasonably intelligent and active men, closely clinging with arms and legs about Eusapia, a large, plump elderly female reeking of garlic, who still managed to fool them; and the skeptical and embarrassed magician, instructed by charming young Margery's "control" not to get lost in the bathrobe's lining but to follow up the left stocking until he reached the bare thigh - upon the wa - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Accordions quotes by Vladimir Nabokov
#2. We're all like the little sailor. From the harbors we hear the strains of accordions and the murky soapy noises of the docks, from the mountains we receive the dish of silence that the shepherds eat, but we don't hear more than our own distances. And what distances without end and without doors and without mountains! - Author: Federico Garcia Lorca
Accordions quotes by Federico Garcia Lorca
#3. Ive realized that even more that what is beautiful about the accordion is to play with a single finger sometimes, with a very pure, very pointed sound that gives a lot of poetry and emotion. - Author: Richard Galliano
Accordions quotes by Richard Galliano
#4. Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes. - Author: Markus Zusak
Accordions quotes by Markus Zusak
#5. Time collapses and expands like an erratic accordion ... - Author: Bel Kaufman
Accordions quotes by Bel Kaufman
#6. I started writing when I was around 6. I say 'writing,' but it was really just making up stuff! I started writing and doing my own thing. I didn't really know what a demo was or anything like that, so I started getting interested in studio gear and started learning about one instrument at a time. My first instrument was an accordion. - Author: Hunter Hayes
Accordions quotes by Hunter Hayes
#7. My mother told stories - of their life in the war and how she'd played the accordion in the air-raid shelter and it had got rid of the rats. Apparently rats like violins and pianos but they can't stand the accordion ... - Author: Jeanette Winterson
Accordions quotes by Jeanette Winterson
#8. I am not a demon. I am a lizard, a shark, a heat-seeking panther. I want to be Bob Denver on acid playing the accordion. - Author: Nicolas Cage
Accordions quotes by Nicolas Cage
#9. Words cannot express quite a lot of feelings, whereas a noise or tone or drone or sound, an accordion falling down a staircase, can somehow capture an emotion much better. - Author: John Lydon
Accordions quotes by John Lydon
#10. Papa was a man with silver eyes, not dead ones.
Papa was an accordion!
But his bellows were all empty.
Nothing went in and nothing came out. - Author: Markus Zusak
Accordions quotes by Markus Zusak
#11. I cut my teeth playing rock songs on the accordion when I was a teenager and my friends always thought that was extremely amusing. I think that was the genesis of my polka medleys, because every rock song I played on the accordion just sounded like a polka and my friends thought it was funny. So that was a joke that I continue up to this very day. - Author: Al Yankovic
Accordions quotes by Al Yankovic
#12. Accordion, n. An instrument in harmony with the sentiments of an assassin. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
Accordions quotes by Ambrose Bierce
#13. I like almost everything, even country twang, disco, blue grass and accordions. - Author: Pat Mastelotto
Accordions quotes by Pat Mastelotto
#14. You know frankly, going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless noisy baggage behind. - Author: Jed Babbin
Accordions quotes by Jed Babbin
#15. I was never encouraged to do it and I played the accordion, which I hated. I wish I had taken piano because I definitely would have written more songs of my own, but I didn't. - Author: Connie Francis
Accordions quotes by Connie Francis
#16. Rosa Hubermann was sitting on the edge of the bed with her husband's accordion tied to her chest. Her fingers hovered above the keys. She did not move. She didn't ever appear to be breathing. - Author: Markus Zusak
Accordions quotes by Markus Zusak
#17. He wanted to play accordion on something of mine and I said you can play accordion, but I want you to play piano and organ on some stuff. He came over a couple times a week for two weeks and gave me therapy as to whether I should do The Thorns or not. - Author: Matthew Sweet
Accordions quotes by Matthew Sweet

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