Mirrors and Old Wives Tales


MIRRORS AND OLD WIVE'S TALES
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Mirrors have always been fascinating to many people and that brings many superstitious tales and old wives tales into being. Here is a list of the old wives tales associated with mirrors.

Do not look into a mirror to see your face by candlelight it will bring bad luck.

  • Do not look into a mirror to see your face by candlelight it will bring bad luck.

  • Cover a mirror with a blanket during a thunderstorm because they are known to attract lightening.

  • If a mirror falls from the wall with unseen hands, a person in the home will die soon.

  • When you see your reflection in a mirror, it is seeing your soul. This is the reason that a vampire cannot see his reflection; he does not have a soul.

  • To have a happy marriage a couple must first catch sight of one another in a mirror.

  • It is believed that the devil created mirrors to trap souls of the departed, so it is best to cover all mirrors in a room when someone dies so their soul cannot be trapped in the mirror.

  • If you look into a mirror in a room where someone has just passed away you will die soon.

  • Babies should never look into a mirror until after their first birthday.

  • It is bad luck to see your reflection in a mirror over someone shoulder.

You can see the image of your future husband by using a mirror. You will need to sit down in front of the mirror and eat an apple, then brush your hair, and the man that you are to marry will appear behind your shoulder.


Mirrors and Old Wives Tales

Mirrors and Old Wives Tales

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