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Subject: [FOLKLORE] Spiders
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 20:25:34 EDT


Spiders
The superstitions and folklore
you need to make life magnificent...
or miserable.

A black-haired person will send a letter to you,
if a black spider crawls on you.

A friend is slain each time you kill a spider.

A letter for you will arrive, if a spider lowers a web on to your shoulder.

A letter is coming for you, if you see a spider sinking down in front of your
face;
but if you kill the spider you will not receive the letter.

A letter may be expected, when a spider lowers itself on a little web
in front of you.

A spider crawling on your bed means that a stranger is coming.

A spider dropping down before you is a sign that you will meet a
bosom friend unexpectedly.

A spider is bringing good news to you, if it lets itself down on a web.

A spider seen at noon means good news.

A spider spinning its web above your head is the sign that you will get a
letter.

A spider that approaches you very early in the morning is bringing
you good luck.

A sporting woman always puts a spider in her right stocking, if she finds
one,
for good luck that day.

A stranger is going to call upon you, if you see a spider crawling up the
door.

A visitor may be expected, if a spider spins in front of your face.

A welcome visitor will come, if a spider begins to weave its web in the
doorway.

All spiders are poisonous.

Carry a live spider in your pocketbook and you will always have money.

Catch the spider that is weaving its web in front of you and put it in your
purse
to secure money.

Cobwebs in the house come from dust.

Finding a spider on your clothes means good luck.

Good luck will come to you, if you wrap up a live spider and keep it
in your stocking.

If a spider comes towards you in the evening you will have company.

If a spider comes down three times in front of you, you are sure of a letter,
as sure as if you already had it.

If a spider drops down on the table while you are eating, you will have
company
to the next meal.

If a spider falls down in front of you, you will receive some good news that
day.

If a spider is caught running over your head, a letter will come to you from
the
direction in which the spider moved.

If a spider is spinning before your face, look for a welcome caller.

If a spider spins its web downwards in front of you, bad luck will soon
follow.

If you are in bed and a spider lets itself down from the ceiling, you can
look for a letter.

If you find a spider web in the corner of a room, leave it and you will
ave good luck.

If you kill a spider found on your bed, you will not have any company that
day.

If you kill all the spiders in your house, you will never have any luck.

If you must destroy a spider web, wait until the spider is gone and bad
luck will not come to you.

If you see a red spider, it is called a money spider; and it is the sign of
a fortune coming to you, if you do not harm it.

If you see a spider on your dress, you may expect a new one.

If you see a spider at night/ It will bring you joy and delight.

If you see a spider in the morning/ It is a warning.

If you see a spider in the morn/ It'll bring you sorrow and harm.

If you want to live and strive/ Let the spider go alive.

If you wish to live and thrive/ Let the spider walk alive.

If you wish to live and strive/ Let the spider run alive.

If you wish to thrive/ Leave the spider alive.

It is a bad omen, if a spider spins its web at night.

It is lucky to wear a dead spider in your shoe.

It is the sign of a quarrel, if a spider crawls toward you in the morning.

It is the sign of bad luck to kill a black spider.

It is the sign of good luck to find a spider in the house.

Kill a spider and you will never conquer your enemies.

Killing a spider will bring you bad luck.

Look for guests that day, if a spider swings down on its web in front of you.

Never kill a baby spider, or it will cause you bad luck.

Never kill a spider at night, it is bringing you good luck.

Put in your purse a spider that drops down in front of you, and you
will obtain good luck.

Seeing a spider at night will bring you peace.

Seeing a spider spin its web in the afternoon from the ceiling will
cause you bad luck.

Spiders foretell events by writing in their webs.

To find a spider on your table indicates that a stranger will share the
next meal with you.

To find a spider on your clothing indicates that you will soon have money.

To have a spider spin a web during the morning is a lucky omen.

To have a spider crawling on you is a lucky sign.

To kill a spider found crawling on your person will cause you bad luck.

To see a spider weaving a web means that a new dress is being woven for you.

To see a spider weaving its web from the ceiling after dark will cause
you bad luck.

To walk through a spider web is the sign that you will get a letter.

Walk through a spider web and you will be unlucky.

When a spider drops a single thread before you, if it returns upwards you
will
hear good news; it it continues downwards, you may look for bad news.

When a spider runs down its web in the afternoon, you are going to travel.

When a spider runs over your bed, expect a stranger; but if the spider is
killed,
the stranger will not come.

When a very small spider drops in front of you, you are going to receive
money.

When you see a spider spinning its web downwards, kill it in the palm of
your hand and a letter will come to you.

Wrap a black spider in brown paper, and place this package on the left side
of
your breast against the skin; for as long as it is there you will have good
luck.

Wrap up a spider that you have caught crawling on your person and you will be
lucky.

You can secure good luck by carrying a spider in your pocketbook.

You may expect good luck, if you see a spider weaving its web from the
ceiling in the morning.

You may expect to see a friend, if you run into a spider web.

You may expect to have bad luck, if you kill a spider in the house.

You may look for a letter, when you find a spider crawling on your head.

You must always keep a few spiders in the house to be lucky.

You slay an enemy every time you kill a spider.

You will get some money, if a spider is suspended over your head.

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