In the parish of Crôle lived a man named Jacques Aymar, supposed to be endowed with the faculty of using the divining rod.
After a cold and snowy night it needed a divining rod to find it.
In old days they made use of the forked branches of the hazel as a divining rod.
He said he'd use it for a divining rod when he wanted to find a little spring.
It is just like the story of the man who came here last year with the divining rod.
The superstition of the divining rod prevailed only a century and a half ago.
The great authority for the modern history of the divining rod is a work published by M. Chevreuil, in Paris, in 1854.
Probably the divining rod was to be employed, as in a case cited by Scott.
It is the same force which acts in the divining rod, the pendulum, and similar phenomena.
A Cornish lady informs me that the Cornish miners to this day use the divining rod.