LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN
The image of the "Lucky 7" dice roll is usually made of 5 + 2, as on the cover of the Perry Mason mystery novel "The Case of the Lucky Legs", but it sometimes
comes up 4 + 3, as on this gold-plated American "Lucky 7" money
clip. The "Lucky 7" dice roll is found on quite a lot of hoodoo curio packaging, including 7-day candles; the character called Lady
Luck, in her Irish-Amewrican World War Two incarnation, wears dice for
earrings and they always show 7. These "Lucky 7" images all derive from the
dice game of craps, where rolling 7 wins, and thus the dice that
roll 7 are a symbol of gambler's
But there is more to the luck of 7 than its place in games
of chance. Why is 7 so fortunate? The following colloquy,
begun in a Freemasonic
mailing list in 1995, was continued in the alt.lucky.w newsgroup
and the pre-war blues e-list from 1997 - 1999. It is currently
my most complete summary of the LUCKY SEVEN concept.
From: Chrcor@aol.com, Chris Corrigan
Hello, all. Greetings from Fellowship Lodge #490, Flint, Michigan.
A question that has come up in lodge is the mention of the number seven.
Why is the number seven important in Masonry?
I can think of the seven days of the week, the seven arts and sciences, but come
to a halt there. Would very much appreciate your comments.
From: email@example.com, John " Scotty " Mudie
To assist further, Brother Chris, i suggest consulting Albert G. Mackey's
"Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry," which devotes two full pages to the number seven.
I sincerely hope you enjoy the research as much as I have.
From: Gordon Charlton, firstname.lastname@example.org
That reminds me of a story. Whilst on holiday in Austria we participated in
the games laid on for the evening by the tour company. We were part of a
team of seven, and for each round of the game (a rather silly one involving
bending over and throwing bowling balls between your legs) we adopted a
different set of seven names.
and so on.
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From: email@example.com (WeldonKees) (Paul Edson)
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