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Divining Rod

Divining Rod.jpg The Dude of the 17th CenturyThumbnailsPositions of the Hands on Divining Rods

I believe that the imagination is the principal motive force in those who use the divining rod; but whether it is so solely, I am unable to decide. The powers of nature are so mysterious and inscrutable that we must be cautious in limiting them, under abnormal conditions, to the ordinary laws of experience.

Project Gutenberg's Curious Myths of the Middle Ages, by Sabine Baring-Gould
Europe, Middle Ages