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Pioneer superstitions : old-timey signs and sayings

Author: Helen K Moore; Ferne Shelton
Publisher: High Point, N.C. : Hutcraft, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In America, the first settlers came from many different European countries, bringing their own native folklore and legends. Few superstitions were "written down" but the were passe E. to W., N. to S. by Pioneers who had a saying or rhyme suitable for almost any occasion. This is a collection of these sayings.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen K Moore; Ferne Shelton
OCLC Number: 4941717
Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Weather signs --
Power healers --
Garden crops and signs --
About animals --
Love and marriage --
About weddings --
For housewives --
New Year's signs --
About plants and trees --
Children's sayings --
"Making wishes come true" --
Lucky charms.
Responsibility: collected by Helen K. Moore ; edited by Ferne Shelton ; [cover by Shirley Rau ; sketches by D.D. Hutchinson].

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In America, the first settlers came from many different European countries, bringing their own native folklore and legends. Few superstitions were "written down" but the were passe E. to W., N. to S. by Pioneers who had a saying or rhyme suitable for almost any occasion. This is a collection of these sayings.

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