The detection of subterranean water is by no means the only use to which the divining-rod has been put.
What has not been said for and against the divining-rod of Jacques Aimar?
There is a certain captain who has great faith in the divining-rod.
After a cold and snowy night it needed a divining-rod to find it.
But what has the avenging daybreak to do with the lightning and the divining-rod?
Jacob, whose nose was a divining-rod, told him there was a vein of coal beneath.
The process is, in the first place, to find out the site of the treasure by the divining-rod.
The phenomena of tests by the divining-rod are not by any means new.
Some occurrence of the hour may have suggested the knavish adept with his divining-rod.
The divining-rod is, if one may say so, first cousin to the “life-rood.”