The Myths and Fables of To-Day by Samuel Adams Drake

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Author Drake, Samuel Adams, 1833-1905
Illustrator Merrill, Frank T., 1848-1923
Title The Myths and Fables of To-Day
Alternate Title The Myths and Fables of Today
Contents A reckoning with time -- The folk-lore of childhood -- Weather lore -- Signs of all sorts -- Charms to good luck -- Charms against disease -- Of fate in jewels -- Of love and marriage -- Of evil omens -- Of haunted houses, persons, and places -- Of presentiments -- The divining-rod -- Wonders of the physical universe -- "ships that pass in the night" -- Fortune-telling, astrology, and palmistry.
Credits E-text prepared by Greg Bergquist, Charlie Howard, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team ( from page images generously made available by Internet Archive/American Libraries (
Language English
LoC Class BF: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Psychology, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis
Subject Folklore
Subject Superstition
Category Text
EBook-No. 44177
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jun 15, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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