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Books Books 1 - 2 of 2 on ... mice cry loudly at night." Here is one with inter-state jurisdiction : "To kill....
" ... mice cry loudly at night." Here is one with inter-state jurisdiction : "To kill a toad will cause rain." I can vouch for that absolutely; it was true in Massachusetts as far back as 1888. Nobody ever killed a toad then without at least a shower, within... "
Kentucky Superstitions - Page 282
by Daniel Lindsey Thomas, Lucy Blayney Thomas - 1920 - 334 pages
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Edmund Lester Pearson - Book collecting - 1923 - 213 pages
...killed a toad then without at least a shower, within a week or two. Tom Sawyer never knew this one : "If you are troubled by witches, it is a good plan...you will have had sufficient sleep and can get up." One of the greatest discoveries was when Mr. Lucas's elderly hero walked into Bemerton's book-shop...
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Popular Beliefs and Superstitions from North ..., Volume 4874, Issue 8569

Wayland D. Hand - Folklore - 1964 - 677 pages
...— Kentucky: Thomas, No. 3828 (Negro) — Michigan: Dorson, Negro, 241. Cf. No. 5669, below. 5639 If you are troubled by witches, it is a good plan to sit [sleep] with a meal sifter over the face. When the witches come to worry you, they are compelled...
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