There was once a shepherd-boy who kept his flock at a little distance
from the village. Once he thought he would play a trick on the villagers
and have some fun at their expense. So he ran toward the village crying
out, with all his might,--
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On any Friday take rosemary flowers, bay leaves, thyme and sweet marjoram, of each a handful. Dry them and grind them into a fine powder. Then take a teaspoon of each and mix them together. Then take twice the quantity of barley flower and make the whole into a cake with the milk of a red cow. This cake is not to be baked. Wrap it in clean writing paper and lay it under your head on any Friday night when you retire to bed. If the person dreams of music they will shortly wed the one they desire. If the person dreams of fire then the love will be tainted and they will not marry the one they desire. If the person dreams of a church they will die single. For this to work the paper has to be completely blank.