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1. Divination of fingernails or the reflection of bright sunlight on a person’s fingernails and noting any symbols (real or imaginary) that might appear there.
2. Divination by observing fingernails or olive oil on the finger nails of an “unpolluted boy” or a young female virgin.

These symbols are interpreted in accordance with established rules, as with crystal gazing or teacup reading.

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