Long, long ago a farmer named Lenine lived in Boscean. He had but one
son, Frank Lenine, who was indulged into waywardness by both his
parents. In addition to the farm servants, there was one, a young girl,
Nancy Trenoweth, who especially ... Read more of The Spectre Bridegroom at Scary Stories.ca
Now that that's settled, do you want a boy or a girl? For a boy, add pomegranate seeds to the sunflower and pumpkin mentioned above. Also, stick a knife into your mattress; conceive the child between the new and full moons, and a male heir is almost a sure thing. For a girl, sleep with a frying pan under your pillow and conceive between a full moon and the next new moon.