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" When a person has received a sprain, it is customary to apply to an individual practised in casting the "wresting thread." This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained leg or arm. During the time the operator... "
Deutsche mythologie - Page 1180
by Jacob Grimm - 1844
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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

1844
...Statistical Account of Scotland, mention is made of the following among other superstitions : — ' When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...to an individual practised in casting the wresting thread. This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...Statistical Account of Scotland, mention is made of the following among other superstitions : — ' \Vhen a person has received a sprain, it is customary to apply to an individual practised in casting the u-restiny thread. This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knote, and :ied round...
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The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney ...

Scotland - 1845
...have replenished that of their neighbour. I shall subjoin a few specimens.* • Wretting Thread — When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...an individual practised in casting the " wresting thread." This is a thread spun from black wool, on which arc cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney ...

Scotland - 1845
...their neighbour. I shall subjoin a few specimens.* • Wrnting Thread — When B person has receired a sprain, it is customary to apply to an individual practised in casting the " wresting thread." This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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Select Writings of Robert Chambers, Volume 7

Robert Chambers - Scottish literature - 1847
...healcst many a wound ; In the name of sweet Jesus I take thee from the ground. ' Wresting Thread. — When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...an individual practised in casting the " wresting thread." This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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Northern Mythology: Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions ..., Volume 1

Mythology, Germanic - 1851
...black colt got well. From Norway the horse-remedy most probably found its way to Shetland, where, " when a person has received a sprain, it is customary...an individual practised in casting the ' wresting thread.' This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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Deutsche Mythologie. [With] Anhang, Volume 2

Jacob Ludwig C. [single works] Grimm - 1854
...mijner boeven gaf my voorleden jaar een rijm, dat de toverdokters prevelden terwijl, zij den verrukten voet van een paard met de band van boven naar beneden...Überlieferung. When a person has received a sprain, U is customary to apply to an individual practised in casting the wresling thread. this is a thread...
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Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore

Folklore - 1859 - 304 pages
...THOMAS LAWRENCE. — (Vol.rp412.) Ashby de la Zouch. i> SHETLAND FOLK LORE. The Wresting Thread. — When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...to an individual practised in casting the "wresting thread." This is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete des ..., Volume 13

Indo-European philology - 1864
...Interesse. Die erete mittheilung hat schon Grimm aus Chambers' fireside stories (1842 p. 37) mitgetheilt: When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...to an individual practised in casting the wresting thread, this is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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eitschrift fur vergleichende sprachforschung auf dem gebiete des deutschen ...

dr. adalbert kuhn - 1864
...interesse. Die erste mittheilung hat schon Grimm aus Chambers' fireside stories (1842 p. 37) mitgetheilt: When a person has received a sprain, it is customary...to an individual practised in casting the wresting thread, this is a thread spun from black wool, on which are cast nine knots, and tied round a sprained...
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