Popular Superstitions (1925)

Popular Superstitions (1925)

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By (author) Charles Platt

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 281mm x 13mm | 576g
  • Publication date: 30 January 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 0766138305
  • ISBN 13: 9780766138308

Product description

This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Nearly everyone is more or less superstitious, nevertheless, ninety-nine persons out of a hundred will walk under a ladder. The nature and origin of this and many other superstitions of everyday life are explained in this book. Contents: what a strange thing is man; cult of the horseshoe; numbers and dates; animals; flowers, fruits and trees; colors; women, children and clothes; marriage; birth and death; fisherfolk, card players, actors and musicians; salt; sneezing; nursery rhymes and other oddments.

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