The seventh son of a seventh son has the power over all diseases and can cure them by laying hands.
If you spill salt, you must throw some over your left shoulder to stave off bad luck.
If you stumble at a grave it is considered very bad luck.
If your nose is itchy, you will have a fight with someone.
If your ears are burning, someone is gossiping about you.
A bunch of mint tied around the wrist is a sure remedy for disorders of the stomach.
To cure a fever, place the person on the shore when the tide is coming in. When the tide begins to go back out, the retreating waves will carry away the disease and the fever.
It's unlucky to have a hare cross your path before sunrise.
The shoe or a horse or donkey nailed above your door will bring good luck. But the shoe must be found, not bought.
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