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POPULAR SUPERSTITIONS

BY

CHARLES PLATT

 

HERBERT JENKINS LIMITED
3 YORK STREET ST. JAMES’S
LONDON S.W.I
MCMXXV


 

 

I. WHAT A STRANGE THING IS MAN

II. THE CULT OF  THE HORSESHOE

III. NUMBERS AND DATES

IV. ANIMALS

V. FLOWERS, FRUITS, AND TREES

VI. COLOURS

VII. WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND CLOTHES

VIII. MARRIAGE

IX. BIRTH AND DEATH

X. FISHER FOLK, CARD-PLAYERS, ACTORS AND MUSICIANS

XI. SALT

XII. SNEEZING

XIII. NURSERY RHYMES AND OTHER ODDMENTS