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Popular Home Remedies and Superstitions: Of the Pennsylvania Germans

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This little treatise is a compilation of varied folklore from the Pennsylvania-German tradition eighty years ago. It explicitly alludes to Hohmans' "Pow Wows" and Albertus Magnus' "Egyptian Secrets" (both folkloric compilations of charms, medicines, etc.The collection of lore is quite good, and at times the dry humor of the author commenting upon the spells and practices here are quite funny.

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