Black-eyed gipsy girls, hooded in showy handkerchiefs, sallied forth to tell fortunes
, and pale slender women with consumptive faces lingered upon the footsteps of ventriloquists and conjurors, and counted the sixpences with anxious eyes long before they were gained.
She has the same opinion as yourself of these vagabonds of Egypt, who play the tambourine and tell fortunes to the public.
They came to Reims to tell fortunes in the name of the King of Algiers, and the Emperor of Germany.
She resembled a low-class medium or one of those women who tell fortunes
by cards for half a crown.
My grandmother knew how to tell fortunes
by putting down cards and when the Russian women heard of her talent, they queued to have their cards read.
I ask, Didn't the woman who lived there then tell fortunes
Do you read cards and tell fortunes
? I need your help!
"If you had been able to tell fortunes
you would have been able to tell that you would have been here today," laughed Magistrate Steward, before fining her forty shillings plus costs.
Such conjunctions had significance to astrologers - trying to tell fortunes
based on the planet's motions - so may have been seen as important to the Magi.
I can't tell fortunes
, so I'll have to wait and see how they will play first ...
The Runes never tell fortunes
, nor do they predict future events.
The parrot spoke some Yiddish and knew enough Italian to tell fortunes
. So I reasoned that if the fortune-teller could be in the Italian part of Harlem for one week, he could be in the rest of Harlem at other times, so that's where Solly came from.
In Sibat's case, the charges seem to center on a call-in talk show he hosted on a Lebanese satellite station where he would tell fortunes
and give advice.
Some Iranian fortune-tellers predict the future based on Tarot card readings while others tell fortunes
by looking at the coffee dregs, which remain at the bottom of thick Turkishstyle coffee.
Cute Sak can record secrets, tell fortunes
and compliment her friends.