Thesaurus / fortune-telling

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The heavy footsteps of the coquettish widow, who was coming down the stairs, interrupted Vautrin's fortune-telling.

Father GoriotHonore de Balzac

Elizabeth was a believer in fortune-telling and consulted an astrologer on many occasions.

Prophetical, Educational and Playing CardsMrs. John King Van Rensselaer

Scientific prophecy will not be fortune-telling, whatever else it may be.

The Discovery of the FutureH. G. (Herbert George) Wells

This is also the case with old cards from the Netherlands, but none of these packs were ever intended for fortune-telling.

Prophetical, Educational and Playing CardsMrs. John King Van Rensselaer

St. Eligius is said to have rebuked the superstitions of his time, such as fortune-telling.

They reported to a woman named Farilla, who ran a fortune-telling parlor in the Prole district.

Time CrimeH. Beam Piper

It also appears to us that their profession is as fraudulent as fortune-telling.

Flowers of FreethoughtGeorge W. Foote

The last occupants, a man and a woman, were pilloried together about 1810, for fortune-telling.

Bygone PunishmentsWilliam Andrews

The fortune-telling she had learned from a sea-captain's widow, with whom she had lodged a long time.

And until then it had not occurred to us that it might not be quite the right thing to go in for fortune-telling on Good Friday.

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