Charm To Make A Servant Reliable
: STORIES OF SATAN, GHOSTS, ETC.
: Welsh Folk-lore
Y neb a fyno gael ei weinidog yn gywir, doded beth o'r lludw hwn yn
nillad ei weinidog ac efe a fydd cywir tra parhao'r lludw.--Y Brython,
vol. iii., p. 137.
Which is:--Whosoever wishes to make his servant faithful let him place
the ashes (of a snake) in the clothes of his servant, and as long as they
remain there he will be faithful.
There are many other wonderful things to be accomplished with the skin of
an adder, or snake, besides the preceding. The following are recorded in
Y Brython, vol. iii., p. 137.