245. Go out at midnight and walk around a peach-tree, repeating,--
Low for a foreigner,
Bark for a near one,
Crow for a farmer,
Screek, tree, screek, if I'm to die first.
Quaker Neck, Md.
246. Eat an apple at midnight before the glass, saying, Whoever my true
love may be, come and eat this apple with me, while holding a lamp in
the hand. Your true love will appear.
247. Set the table in silence for two at eleven o'clock P.M., with bread
and butter and silver knives and forks. Two girls sit down at twelve, and
say, Whoever my true love may be, come and eat this supper with me.