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Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend, by John George Hoffman, [1820], at


You must go upon another person's land, and repeat the following words: "I go before another court--I tie up my 77-fold fits." Then cut three small twigs off any tree on the land; in each twig you must make a knot. This must be done on a Friday morning before sunrise., in the decrease of the moon unbeshrewdly. + + + Then over your body where you feel the fits you make the

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crosses. And thus they may be made in all cases where they are applied.

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