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It is supposed that very few persons can use the divining rod effectually; for most men it refuses to turn.
HITTEL ON GOLD MINES AND MININGJOHN S. HITTELL
Dr. Hutton, the geologist, is quoted as a witness of her success in the search for water with the divining rod.
CUSTOM AND MYTHANDREW LANG
Dousterswivel (Herman), a German schemer, who obtains money under the promise of finding hidden wealth by a divining rod.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
How he'd been right, dead right, each time with his divining rod.
THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
Lilly relates an effort of his to discover hidden treasure by the divining rod.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
A Cornish lady informs me that the Cornish miners to this day use the divining rod.
THE DIVINING RODCHARLES LATIMER
So far as we are able to discover, this is the first published description of the divining rod as applied to minerals or water.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
The divining rod showed no signs of movement till it approached the blood-stained weapon, when it began to oscillate.
CURIOUS MYTHS OF THE MIDDLE AGESSABINE BARING-GOULD
The divining rod is not the only superstition connected with the digging for water.
THE QUEER, THE QUAINT AND THE QUIZZICALFRANK H. STAUFFER
Probably the divining rod was to be employed, as in a case cited by Scott.
THE MYSTERY OF MARY STUARTANDREW LANG