hand of glory


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hand of glory

The hand of a hanged man which, when dried according to specific ritual, can be used to cast a spell on others in which they fall into a death-like trance.
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The 'severed' hand, discovered at the base of the trunk, was linked to the macabre, ancient 'hand of glory' black magic ceremony, so the story claimed.
The "severed" hand, discovered at the base of the trunk, was linked to the macabre, ancient "hand of glory" black magic ceremony.
Collected for the first time in trade editions by Night Shade Books, "The Dark Angel: The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin--Volume 3", is edited by George Vanderburgh includes all of the Jules de Grandin stories from "The Lost Lady" (1931) to "The Hand of Glory" (1933), as well as "The Devil's Bride", the only novel featuring de Grandin, which was originally serialized over six issues of Weird Tales.
Beth Collar's Hand of Glory, 2012-, at Cubitt Artists, London, fused the durational performances of the '70s to the technology-driven identity formation of today.
Curated by Hand of Glory records, the label formed by psychedelic prog rock singer-songwriter Mary Epworth and producer Will Twynham, it consists of 12 new odes to the season - including one from Jon (cousin of Mary) Epworth's Atheist, which is slightly at odds with the rest of the collection.
There is also one about the severed hand that was discovered in a pub (the so called Hand of Glory found at The White Hart Inn at Caldmore).
The Hand of Glory a fantasy, romance, by Fiona Law,
You could already guess it in reading the original title of what will become 'The Enchanted Hand': 'The Hand of Glory'.
The autonomy of the "hand of glory" becomes complete in the final scene of the tale.