This Halloween Fortune Telling Game and MANY others can be found in the following book available from Amazon.com:
by Mary E. Blain
|A maid and youth each places a chestnut to roast on fire, side by side.
If one hisses and steams, it indicates a fretful temper in owner of chestnut;
if both chestnuts equally misbehave it augurs strife.
If one or both pop away, it means separation;
but if both burn to ashes tranquilly side by side, a long life of undisturbed happiness will be lot of owners.
These portentous omens are fitly defined in
” These glowing nuts are emblems true