Fortunes and Dreams

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Health Research Books, 1974 - 234 pages
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1917 a practical manual of fortune telling, divination, and the interpretation of dreams, signs, and omens. Contents: Astrology; Days of the Week; the Ancient Oracles; Napoleon's Oraculum; Oraculum Table; Fortune Telling by Cards; Fortune Telling.
 

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Contents

THE ANCIENT ORACLES
30
FORTUNETELLING BY CARDS
52
FORTUNETELLING WITH DICE AND DOMI
92
THE SCIENCE OF PALMISTRY
119
THE SCIENCE OF PHRENOLOGY
136
FORTUNETELLING BY GROUNDS IN A TEACUP
147
THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
191
POPULAR BELIEFS AMONG THE ANCIENTS
205
THE LANGUAGE OF POSTAGE STAMPS
211
How TO TELL ONES AGE
218
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Page 223 - Three little words you often see Are ARTICLES, a, an, and the. A NOUN's the name of anything; As school or garden, hoop or swing. ADJECTIVES tell the kind of noun; As great, small, pretty, white, or brown.
Page 223 - THREE little words, you often see, Are articles A, An, and The. A Noun is the name of anything, As School, or Garden, Hoop, or Swing. Adjectives tell the kind of Noun, As Great, Small, Pretty, White, or Brown. Instead of Nouns the Pronouns stand, Her head, His face, Your arm, My hand. Verbs tell of something being done—- To Read, Count.
Page 223 - The interjection shows surprise, As, Oh, how pretty! Ah, how wise! The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking, teach.
Page 223 - VERBS tell of something being done; To read, count, sing, laugh, jump, or run. How things are done the ADVERBS tell; As slowly, quickly, ill, or well. CONJUNCTIONS join the words together; As men and women, wind or weather; The PREPOSITION stands before A noun, as in or through a door. The INTERJECTION shows surprise; As oh! how pretty \ ah! how wise\ The whole are called nine parts of speech, Which reading, writing, speaking teach.

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