Protection From Gypsies

This charm is from an 1820’s book about Pow-Wows. It’s a protective spell against evil, and implies that all Gypsies were evil, which was a general belief of the time. It is included here as a curiosity, and a bit of history.

A direction for a Gypsy sentence, to be carried about the person as a protection under all circumstances.

Like unto the prophet Jonas, as a type of Christ, who was guarded for three days and three nights in the belly of a whale, thus shall the Almighty God, as a Father, guard and protect me from all evil. J. J. J.

From: Pow-Wows, or Long Lost Friend, by John George Hoffman

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