Encyclopædia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World: Volume I

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Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans
The Minerva Group, Inc., 2003 - 624 من الصفحات
Originally published in 1903, this is an excellent source for an historical perspective on superstitions and folklore. Hundreds of entries are arranged alphabetically within broad subject categories. The original subtitle reads: "A comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life through more than six thousand years of experience and progress including the fundamental intuitions and instincts underlying the structure of civilization, theology, mythology, demonology, magic, witchcraft, esoteric philosophy, signs, omens, oracles, sorceries, auguries, divinations, prophecies, methods and means employed in revealing fortune and fate, systems and formulas for the use of psychical forces, hypnotism, clairvoyance, telepathy, spiritualism, character reading and character building with all the known powers and wonders of mind and soul, illustrated with numerous ancient and modern designs and thoroughly indexed."

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Child
1
BIRTH SIGNS
10
ANGER
14
INFLUENCE OF THE MONTHS AND THEIR CONSTELLATIONS UPON THE BIRTX
16
MISCELLANEOUS Donts FOR PARENTS
29
FECUNDITY AND STERILITY
34
PREGNANCY
38
BEVERAGES
44
BEAUTY AND UGLINESS
203
Bosom
212
50
215
31
216
CHIN
218
DICTIONARY OF DREAMS
224
DREAMS IN LEGEND AND HISTORY
241
EAR
257

DIVORCE
50
JEALOUSY
60
SALUTATION
61
MISCELLANEOUS CHARMS AND OMENS RELATING TO Love
71
BEARD
77
MISCELLANEOUS CHARMS AND Omens RELATING TO MARRIAGE
89
MISCELLANEOUS Donts RELATING TO MARRIAGE
118
Rings
125
STOCKINGS AND GARTERS
130
WEDDING TIME
137
CANDLES
144
CEREMENTS DRESSING THE DEAD ETC
151
CRAPE
159
FUNERAL BELL
165
MISCELLANEOUS CHARMS AND OMENS RELATING TO FUTURE WIFE AND Hus
167
GRAVE AND GRAVEYARD
171
HEARSE
178
SUICIDE
196
53
199
EYELASA
264
FLATTERY
271
HAND Graphology Palmistry
286
HAPPINESS AND UNHAPPINESS
294
HEART
298
MONTH
307
SECRET
316
SMELL
326
SNORING
332
TEETH
336
TWITCHING
338
WHISTLING
344
MISCELLANEOUS DISEASES AND THEIR CURES
374
LUCKY AND UNLUCKY DAYS IN SICKNESS
389
CHAPTER VI
407
Shoes Sweeping Swords Tobacco Language of Parasol Miscellaneous
523
CHAPTER IX
540
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