First Actions


: BABYHOOD

41. If a child cries at birth and lifts up one hand, he is born to

command.



42. If the baby smiles in its sleep, it is talking with angels.



43. If a baby yawns, the sign of the cross should be made over it that

the evil spirit may not enter.

Niagara Falls, Ont.



44. While tying on a baby's cap repeat,--



Look up there and see a fly,

Look down there and see it die.



Its chin will follow the direction indicated, and the tying is hastened.

Brookline, Mass.





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