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Divining Rod

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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.

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