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To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.Confucius
Ancient Greek kleis, "a key".
- 1713 Fabricii Bibliographia Antiquaria xii.
- Clidomantia, qvando clavi inscribitur nomen furis.
- 1931 Lock tr. de Givry Picture Museum of Sorcery
- Cleidomancy was performed with a key suspended from a thread from the nail of a young virgin's third finger, this verse from the Psalms being repeated meanwhile: "Exurge, Domine, adjuva nos, et redime nos propter nomen sanctum tuum." The key would revolve if the thing asked could be affirmed.
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