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Curiouser and Curiouser

"Curiouser & Curiouser" Articles
in Manly P. Hall's Journals

In Mr. Hall's Journals, "Curiouser & Curiouser" is the collective title of interesting articles on unusual topics. His subtitle is "A Department Dedicated to Alice in Wonderland." You can read through his article titles below and click on any title that intrigues you.

Remember page number and click on the article title. The entire issue will download, and then you can scroll to the page number where the article is.

  1. The Story of the Tulip Mania, page 23

  2. The Mystery of the Disappearing Elephants, page 24

  3. Codex Sinaiticus, page 60

  4. The Gunpowder Plot, page 62

  5. Hog Money, page 63

  6. Business Dealings with the Devil, page 77

  7. When the Devil Went To Work for God, page 71

  8. Curiosities of Philately, page 72

  9. The Hand of a Saint, page 74

  10. The Ghost of an Emperor, page 75

  11. Tried by a Jury of Their Peers, page 76

  12. The Mystery of the Trembling Rod, page 71

  13. Napoleon and His Fortuneteller, page 72

  14. The Kraken, page 45

  15. The White Lady of the Hohenzollerns, page 47

  16. The Story of the Newspaper, page 48

  17. The Story of the Secret Room, page 68

  18. Navajo Indian Feather Ceremony, page 69

  19. The Lost Treasure of the Incas, page 71

  20. A Chinese Conjurer, page 71

  21. Martin Luther and the Black Monk, page 73

  22. The Great Mermaid Mystery, page 67

  23. The Holy Man of Mt. Abu, page 68

  24. Great Benin, page 67

  25. The Nuremberg Chronicle, page 66

  26. The Thieves' Market, page 45

  27. The Cult of the Sword, page 66

  28. Burmese Astrology, page 70

  29. Homunculi, page 48

  30. Lycanthropy, page 65

  31. Nostradamus - Death in a Golden Cage, page 69

  32. The Rabbit in the Moon, page 45

  33. Curiosities in Art and Literature, page 47

  34. The Ill Omens of King Charles III, page 44

  35. Titus Oates, Maker of Plots, page 45

  36. The Legend of the Wandering Jew, page 69

  37. The Bishop of Bingen, page 74

  38. The Guardian Angel, page 46

  39. The Taj Mahal, page 42

  40. Touching for the King's Evil, page 73

  41. The Battle of the Beards, page 61

  42. Of Misinformation in General, page 72

  43. The Dance of Death, page 67

  44. Chronic Inertia, page 72

  45. The Bogomiles, page 66

  46. The Flying Dutchman, page 68

  47. Virgil the Sorcerer, page 41

  48. The First Man to Fly, page 49

  49. The Irish Leprechaun, page 49

  50. Haste! Haste! and Be Faithful, page 44

  51. The Great Wall of China, page 60

  52. The Mystery of the Christian Era, page 68

  53. A Historical Record of Divination, page 65

  54. The Long Sleepers, page 69

  55. The Rowley Parchments, page 68

  56. Symbolism of a Deck of Cards, page 59

  57. Lore of Finger Rings, page 59

  58. Did the Chinese Discover America?, page 60

  59. The Evil Eye, page 64

  60. Simon the Magician, page 69

  61. Notes on Continental Currency, page 67

  62. The Lord of Misrule, page 58

  63. The Myth of the Dangerous Child, page 60

  64. The Buddhist Rosary, page 61

  65. The Day of St. Thomas, page 56

  66. Ethiopian Amulets, page 56

  67. Old Chinese Currency, page 49

  68. Aratus of Soli, page 45

  69. The Tibetan Snowman, page 56

  70. Of Sound and Bestowing Mind, page 57

  71. Dr. Dee and Certain Spirits, page 47

  72. Affairs of Honor, page 44

  73. The Pastoral Staff, page 92

  74. The Priestess of Amen-Ra, page 44

  75. Temple Souvenirs, page 56

  76. The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, page 47

  77. Ancient Chinese Medicine, page 62

  78. The Bird That Became a Buddhist, page 61

  79. The Tengu, page 42

  80. St. Francis Preaching to the Birds, page 45

  81. Footprints of Buddha, page 69

  82. Sharaku, page 46

  83. Hands of a Buddha, page 55

  84. The Silk Road, page 43

  85. Alchemy and the Gold Standard, page 71

  86. Unusual Memorial Services, page 58

  87. The Story of the Learned Pig, page 88

  88. Ancient America, page 46

  89. The Year of the Dragon, page 34

  90. The Path of Salvation, page 57

  91. Ex Libris, page 52

  92. The Year of the Serpent, page 68

  93. Further Notes on Oriental Printing, page 48

  94. What's in a Name?, page 57

  95. Gods on Horseback, page 41

  96. The Frolicking Animals, page 33

  97. Comet Tales, page 57

  98. Celtic Fairy-Lore, page 38

  99. Recreations in Hell, page 53

  100. Adventures in Whimsey, page 57

  101. Prophecies of Doom, page 38

  102. The Origin of the Game of Chess, page 60

  103. The Wonderful One-Man Cart, page 58

  104. Tranquillity Stones, page 51

  105. How to Get Lost in Tokyo, page 56

  106. The Big Wash, page 45

  107. Mr. Bohn and His Wonderful Library, page 46

  108. Mysteries of Money, page 36

  109. Notes on Sharito, page 51

  110. Notes on a Japanese Cross, page 59

  111. Miniature Landscapes, page 59

  112. The Earthquake Fish, page 58

  113. Ordeal by Fire, page 63

  114. The Secret Christians of Japan, page 41

  115. Tosen-Kyo, page 65

  116. The Dark Curtain of History, page 61

  117. Religions of the World on Postage Stamps, page 70

  118. The Hedgehog with Four Curls!, page 62

  119. Japanese Wrapping Cloths, page 57

  120. The Assassins, page 59

  121. Something about Unusual Books, page 64

  122. Unfortunate Aeronauts, page 62

  123. The Godless Month, page 57

  124. Shih-Te and Han-Shan, page 65

  125. The Ship of Good Fortune, page 63

  126. Chinese Paper Cutouts, page 58

  127. Orchid Pavilion Scroll, page 55

  128. The Vatican Obelisk, page 66

  129. The Celestial Bureaucracy of China, page 63

  130. Chinese Snuff Bottles, page 64

  131. Japanese Copperplate Engravings, page 65

  132. Chinese Herbal Medicine, page 58

  133. Wonderful, Wonderful Bamboo!, page 57

  134. The Great Scorpio Controversy, page 65

  135. The Sanjusangendo Temple, page 54

  136. Twenty-Three Karat Gold Postage Stamps, page 54

  137. The Baku, page 57

  138. Epitaphs in Prose or Verse, page 52

  139. Wilkins' Mathematical Magic, page 56

  140. Beauty Hints, page 53

  141. Thomas Taylor on Alchemy, page 53

  142. The Waghorn Post, page 47

  143. Confucius, the Sage Who Came Back, page 55

  144. Speaking of Money, page 66

  145. Pluto and the Underground, page 55

  146. The Muse of Doom, page 65

  147. John Bunyan's Magic Flute, page 52

  148. Why King Henry VII Failed to Employ Christopher Columbus, page 55

  149. Touching for the King's Evil—Part II, page 37

  150. A Vindication of the Rights of Brutes, page 66

  151. The Divine Chess Game, page 62

  152. The Mystery of the Fostering Mother, page 67

  153. Codex Sinaiticus, page 60

  154. The Shape of Things Unseen, page 56

  155. A Little Excursion into Rhabdomancy, page 58

  156. Popular Demons of Antiquity, page 54

  157. The Inscrutable East, page 65

  158. Women's Rights—Egyptian Style, page 42

  159. The First Romantic Novelist, page 56

  160. Ebenezer Sibly, M.D., page 42

  161. Notes on Chinese Medicine, page 54

  162. David Garrick and the Shakespearean Festival, page 20

  163. Democritus, page 63

  164. The Red Cavalier—First Printed Article of Manly P. Hall, Age 13, page 58

  165. News from the Orient, page 65

  166. A Military Mystic, page 63

  167. Music Hath Charm, page 54

  168. Japan's "Living Treasures", page 49

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