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Old 20-05-2014, 12:46 AM   #1723
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Pow-wow, called Braucherei in Deitsch, is a system of American folk religion and magic associated with the Pennsylvania Dutch are a cultural group formed by early German-speaking immigrants to Pennsylvania and their descendants. This early wave of settlers, which would eventually coalesce to form the Pennsylvania Dutch, began in the late 17th century and concluded in the late 18th century. The majority of these immigrants originated in what is today southwestern Germany, i.e. Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-W├╝rttemberg; other prominent groups were Alsatians, Swiss, and French Protestants..The tradition is also called braucherei or Speilwerk in Pennsylvania Dutch; its adepts are sometimes referred to as hexenmeisters, though this is not common for all practitioners. The tradition of Hex signs painted on Pennsylvania barns in some areas is believed by some to relate to this tradition, as the symbols were pentagrams thought to have talismanic properties; though many current hex signs are made simply for decoration...
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There are 2 opposing schools of belief regarding the derivation of the name. The term hex with occult connotations may derive from the Pennsylvanian German word "hex" (German "Hexe", Dutch "Heks"), meaning "witch." However the term "hex sign" was not used until the 20th Century, after 1924 when Wallace Nutting's book Pennsylvania Beautiful was published Nutting, who was not a Pennsylvania native, interviewed farmers about their distinctive barn decoration. Before this time there was no standardized term and many Pennsylvania German farmers simply called the signs "blumme" or "schtanne" (meaning flowers or stars). However one farmer used the term "Hexefoos" in his description.. The term became popular with Pennsylvania Germans themselves during the blossoming tourist trade of Southeastern Pennsylvania.. Fleetwood is also a seaside resort, serving as a quiet contrast to nearby Blackpool..I'm not just talking about my wife, I'm talking about my LIFE, I can't seem to get that through to you. I'm not just talking about one person, I'm talking about everybody. I'm talking about form. I'm talking about content. I'm talking about interrelationships. I'm talking about God, the devil, Hell, Heaven.. Do you understand..I'm a goddamn marvel of modern science..There is a broad popular belief in curses being associated with the violation of the tombs of mummified corpses, or of the mummies the ancient Egyptian priests, on anyone who violated its precincts... they said you escaped.. I knew you wouldn't leave without me.. I was waiting for you. Now we can make it, Mac; I feel it.. I'm not goin' without you,Big Mac.. I wouldn't leave you this way... You're coming with me.., y-y-y-you d-d-d-don't have to t-t-t-tell her, Miss Raolomon...

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