Gypsy Witchcraft

Gypsy Witchcraft

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THIS work contains a collection of the customs, usages, and ceremonies current among gypsies, as regards fortune-telling, witch-doctoring, love-philtering, and other sorcery, illustrated by many anecdotes and instances, taken either from works as yet very little known to the English reader or from personal experiences. Within a very few years, since Ethnology and Archaeology have received a great inspiration, and much enlarged their scope through Folk-lore, everything relating to such subjects is studied with far greater interest and to much greater profit than was the case when they were cultivated in a languid, half-believing, half-sceptical spirit which was in reality rather one of mere romance than reason."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 380 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.84mm | 639.56g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508521093
  • 9781508521099