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Itching Palm (An)

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A love of money. If the palm of your right hand itches, it betokens that you are going to receive money. So Melton tells us in his Astrologaster, p. 23.

Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself

Are much condemned to have an itching palm.”


Shakespeare: Julius Cœsar, iv. 4.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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