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eve isk

When they were all unloaded and packed in a great heap in one corner of the yard, the Slovaks were given some money by the Szgany, and spitting on it for luck, lazily went each to his horse's head. Shortly afterwards, I heard the crackling of their whips die away in the distance.

Leslie S. Klinger

Spitting on money received was a common practice to guard against the evil eye and to obtain good luck.

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Shortly afterwards, I heard the crackling of their whips die away in the distance.

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