Herr H. V. Hilprecht is Professor of Assyriology in the University of
Pennsylvania. That university had despatched an expedition to explore
the ruins of Babylon, and sketches of the objects discovered had been
sent home. Among these were draw... Read more of The Assyrian Priest at Scary Stories.ca
1158. To raise an umbrella in a house is a sign of an approaching death.
Pennsylvania; somewhat general in the United States.
1159. To open an umbrella in the house is a sign of ill luck. An action