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" Connoisseur," there is mention of divinations on Midsummer eve. " I and my two sisters tried the dumbcake together : you must know, two must make it, two bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows, (but you must not speak... "
Supplement to the Glossary of Indian Terms - Page 20
by Sir Henry Miers Elliot - 1845 - 447 pages
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London Magazine Enlarged and Improved, Volume 24

English essays - 1755 - 716 pages
...bake it, two break it, and the third put it nnder each of their pillows, (but you muft not fpe.ik a word all the time) and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did j and to be fure IB did nothing all night, but dream of Mr. Bloffom. The fame night, exaftly...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 6

1786 - 782 pages
...break it, and the third put it Tinder each of their pillows, (but you muft not fpeak a word a 1 tlie time) and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did ; and to be lure I did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Bloffom. The lame night, exacily...
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The British Essayists: The Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 1168 pages
...bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows, (but you must not speak a word all the time) and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did ; and to be sure 1 did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. The same night, exactly...
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Select British Classics, Volume 28

English literature - 1803 - 214 pages
...bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows, (but you must not speak a word all the time,) and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did; and to be sure I did nothing, all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. The same night, exactly...
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The British Essayists;: Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807 - 270 pages
...and mow." Will you believe me? I looked back, and saw him behind me, as plain as eyes could see him. After that, I took a clean shift, and turned it, and hung it upon the back of a chair; and very likely my sweetheart would have come and turned it right again, (for I heard his...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 5

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 312 pages
...two hake it, two break it, and the third put it uuder each of their pillows (but you must not speak a word all the time), and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did ; and to be sure I did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. The same night, exactly...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1822 - 440 pages
...bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows, (but you must not speak a word all the time,) and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did : and to be sure I did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. I likewise stuck up...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823 - 422 pages
...and mow.' Will you believe me ? I looked back, and saw him behind mp, as plain as eyes could see him. After that, I took a clean shift, and turned it, and hung it upon the back of a chair; and very likely my sweetheart would have come and turned it right again (for I heard his step)...
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Connoisseur

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 274 pages
...two bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows (but you must not speak a word all the time), and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did; and to be sure I did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. The same night, exactly...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823 - 530 pages
...two bake it, two break it, and the third put it under each of their pillows (but you must not speak a word all the time), and then you will dream of the man you are to have. This we did; and to be sure I did nothing all night but dream of Mr. Blossom. The same night, exactly...
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