When I was in Egypt in 1927 I made the acquaintance of a somewhat disreputable old character who combined the callings of snake-charmer and astrologer. His snake-charming abilities, which were considerable, were subsequently to have an impact on my academic career, but it is his astrological prognoses that have at least an indirect bearing upon the subject of this chapter.
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