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  • 401 This prognostication of destiny by the stars and a host of follies that end in — mancy is an intricate and extensive subject.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I'm currently reading red headed stepchild by jaye wells after seeing it on the list of books to be read.. im enjoying it, but having a little trouble understanding some things .. like what's mage and a mancy?

    New Sookie Stackhouse Book Covers

  • There is also the highly suggestive definitation of cartomancy - literally from the French carte card + mancie -mancy: fortune-telling by the use of playing cards.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • There are special soi-disant sciences for all these branches: — anthroposcopy, divination, oneiro-mancy, necromancy, etc.

    Lunheng

  • [FN#401] This prognostication of destiny by the stars and a host of follies that end in - mancy is an intricate and extensive subject.

    Arabian nights. English

  • But I've no read o 'a case in which necromancy, nor geomancy, nor coskinomancy, nor ony other mancy, was applied to sic a purpose as this.

    Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet An Autobiography

  • First, not all words ending in - mancy are names of divination systems; aldermancy and psychomancy are good examples.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2

  • Secondly, there are a number of divination systems whose names end in something other than - mancy.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2

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