Tree Worship

some frazarian speculations from the Northen Advocate  , attesting to  the interest in the origin of custom common to the late 19th and early 20th century

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Northern Advocate , 30 May 1925, Page 9

touch wood

 

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=NA19250530.2.69.3&srpos=4&e=——-10–1—-2dion+fortune–

with thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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1 Response to Tree Worship

  1. ‘we touch wood to direct the attention of the tree spirit to the fact that we recognise his influence in the good luck of which we boast’ – love this 🙂 Never thought of it that way!

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