Consult the Oracle

    Consult the Oracle

    A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling

    Gabriel Nostradamus

    Old House 2013

    Hardback 192pp Illustrated 189x130mm

    9781908402738   Product Code: 19625

    It is unlucky to meet a white horse unless you spit at it, but a strange dog following you is good luck; dreaming of bees signals good fortune, while to dream of finding money is nothing short of disaster. First published in 1899 and by turns alarming and hilarious, this is a layman's guide to folk superstitions and remedies (a cinder wrapped in paper and dropped where four roads meet will cure a wart), charms and supernatural mysteries.

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