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" German folk-lore rule, that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day, 2 one of the many examples of that simple association of ideas which connects right and left with good and bad respectively. To conclude, the phrase ' cheating the devil'... "
D. Iunii Iuvenalis Satirae - Page 282
by Juvenal - 1882
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D. Iunii Iuvenalis satirae, with a literal tr. and notes, by J.D. Lewis

Juvenal - 1873
...first, as we learn from a curious passage of Sueton. Aug. 92. So pessimo pede domum nostrum accessit, " most inauspiciously," App. Met. vi 126. The same notion...bring a bad day ; and in the phrase often heard from aa English nurse to a naughty child, " you got out of bed wrong foot foremost, this morning." See Tylor's...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 1

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor - Animism - 1874
...foremost this morning," seldom or never knows the meaning of her saying ; but this is still plain in the German folklore rule, that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day, 2 one of the many examples of that simple association of ideas which connects right and left with good...
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English Folk-lore

Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer - England - 1878 - 290 pages
...foremost this morning,' seldom or never knows the meaning of her saying, but this is still plain in the German folklore rule, that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day one of the many examples of that simple association of ideas which connect right and left with...
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The Tree of Mythology, Its Growth and Fruitage: Genesis of the Nursery Tale ...

Charles De Berard Mills - Mythology - 1888 - 288 pages
...left is of sinister omen, while the right is of auspicious token. In German folk-lore it is declared that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day, and the negro of Old Calabar reads impending ill in the cry of the great kingfisher, if it is heard on...
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Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology ..., Volume 1

Edward Burnett Tylor - Animism - 1920
...seldom or never knows the meaning of her saying; but this is still plain in the German ^f oik-lore rule, that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day,1 one of the many examples of that simple association of ideas which connects right and left with...
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