palm reading

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Synonyms for palm reading

telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand

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They explain that the first edition (no date noted) introduced an approach to social and behavioral sciences that was considered little, if at all, more respectable than palm reading.
Prediction of the future by palm reading is a motif which runs through the collection, but, the poet wonders, what aspect of her life shows in her palm 'the one I live, the one I try to live/the one I live in dreams?
Fremont, CA, his journey into the natural food world started with a palm reading.
after her Volkswagen bus broke down, is probably the best ensemble piece on the record, showcasing her stellar band, while "Shell of a Man" is my personal favorite, a bluegrass banjo-fest with gospel flavoring, written from the perspective of a man who, during a palm reading, learns that he has a short lifeline.
In October a federal judge overturned a Livingston Parish, Louisiana, ban on "soothsaying, fortune telling, palm reading, clairvoyance, crystal ball gazing, mind reading, card reading and the like for a fee.
I want to ask Betsy Lee for her prediction about the impact of the regulations but she must be busy palm reading or foretelling that, next year, she'll still be in the same bloody caravan.
The piece concludes with the sort of confounding logic that makes national political coverage oftentimes seem like palm reading in a circus tent: "At the same time, the episode may remind voters that many people have strong feelings about Mrs.
Now in a revised and expanded edition, Fortune in Your Hand: The Art of Palmistry is a complete how-to guide to palm reading, as well as a comprehensive history of palmistry from prehistoric Indian and Gypsy traditions to the modern day.
From the mandala-like field of flowers that opens the film to the various themes of telepathy, palm reading, levitation, crystals and time travel, Shaye offers a catalog of alternative spirituality, a few raps at the Patriot Act (after the kids cause a blackout, there's a frightening home invasion by the FBI) and the general message that the world is warming, ailing and on the way out.
Anyone who was positive about the fact that I wanted to do Play-Doh palm reading, hilarious horoscopes and silly storytelling to make a difference in the world.
It originally appeared as THE LAWS OF SCIENTIFIC HAND READING and moved palm reading into the world of science with its approach: a hundred years later it still promises relevance for modern audiences.
Occasionally scenes lift off admirably as when Lord Arthur Savile (who is doomed through a Podgers' palm reading to commit murder before his marriage to Sybil) takes an exploding clock hoping to blow up the Dean of Chichester (played to the hilt with hugely funny delivery by Royce Mills).
These activities will entertain small and large groups with creative craft ideas, quizzes to determine one's crush, information about horoscopes, palm reading, dream interpretation, numerology, and tealeaf reading, and a wide variety of home spa treatments, along with several snack recipes.
50, while prices for a reading include pounds 15 for a palm reading, pounds 20 for tarot and pounds 25 for tarot and palm combined.