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PRAYER SUPPLICATION

WHEN SOMEONE SNEEZES REPLY:
GOD BLESS YOU.
MAY THE ANGELS KISS YOU
AND THE DEVILS MISS YOU.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; BLESSING ; METAPHOR ; PARALLEL STRUCTURE

James Callow Keyword(s): FINAL ITERATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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FISHY, FISHY BITE MY HOOK.
YOU BE THE CAPTAIN, I'LL BE THE COOK.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT WAS TOLD THIS AS A BOY, BY AN OLD MAN AS
HE SAT FISHING ON THE SHORE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Highland

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: 11-22-1970

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CHARM FOR NOVEMBER-BORN CHILD

WHO FIRST COMES TO THIS WORLD BELOW,
WITH DREAR NOVEMBER FOG AND SNOW,
SHOULD PRIZE THE TOPAZ AMBER HUE,
EMBLEM OF FRIENDS AND LOVERS TRUE.

Submitter comment: THIS LITTLE VERSE SERVES AS BOTH A LUCK CHARM AND A
GENTLE REMINDER OF THE BIRTHSTONE FOR ANY CHILD BORN
IN NOVEMBER.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; CHICAGO

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: 06-00-1971

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CHILD'S MAGIC VERSE

EENIE, MEENIE, HICKORY DICK,
DEEDLY, DODELY, DOMINIC,
ITCHY, BITCHY, DOMINITCHY,
TEE, TOE, TUM,
UGLY, BUGLY, BIGLY, BOO,
POOF, NOW I PUT A HEX ON YOU!

Where learned: SCHOOL APARTMENT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: 10-22-1969

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LYRICAL VERSE-GOOD LUCK

PLACE A LADYBUG ON YOUR HAND AND IF YOU CAN FINISH THIS
VERSE BEFORE THE LADYBUG FLIES AWAY, YOU WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK:
LADYBUG, LADYBUG,
OVER THE FORESTS THERE IS A CHURCH OF STONE.
IN THAT CHURCH THE BELLS ARE RINGING,
THE SHEPHERDS ARE CHASING THE SHEEP HOME. MM
THEN BLOW THE LADYBUG AWAY. TRANSLATED FROM POLISH

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): TRANSLATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: 03-11-1970

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RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY.
COME AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; STERLING

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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VERSE IN CONJURATION

IN THE ITALIAN RITUAL OF REMOVING THE EVIL EYE, A SET OF
VERSES IS SAID, AS FOLLOWS:
IN ITALIAN:
OCCHI E MALOCCHI
CORNICELLI A L'OCCHI
SQUATA LE INVIOIA
E CREPA IL MALOCCIA.

Submitter comment: MY GRANDMOTHER SAID THESE WORDS OVER ME WHEN SHE WAS
REMOVING THE EVIL EYE WHICH SHE SAID WAS CAUSING A
CRYING FIT I HAD WHEN I WAS A YEAR OLD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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A CHARM TO BE SAID BY WHITE MAGICIANS WHEN PLUCKING
HEALING HERBS FROM THE GROUND:
OH SWEET HERB, ON CALVARY, MM'TWAS FIRST WHERE YOU WERE FOUND,
IN THE NAME OF HIM WHO DIED THERE,
I PLUCK YOU FROM THE GROUND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BLOOMFIELD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY,
COME AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY,
LITTLE CHILDREN WANT TO PLAY.

Submitter comment: I LEARNED THIS FROM MY MOTHER WHEN I WAS A CHILD.

Where learned: BIRMINGHAM ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY.
COME AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROTECTION AGAINST VAMPIRES

A HANGING CROSS MADE OF ROWAN WOOD TIED TOGETHER
WITH RED THREAD AND SAYING:
HOLY TREE, RED THREAD,
SAVE US NOW FROM THOSE UNDEAD.
WILL PROTECT ONE FROM A VAMPIRE.

Where learned: ENGLAND ; WORCESTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646
BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire
BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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