He had fits of superstition which in healthier moments he despised.
This superstition dominated Scotland.
The young king regarded him with an affection which the superstition of the time attributed to witchcraft.
The old Hebrew prohibition of graven images was surely based on a like superstition, so far as it was not merely due to the physical impossibility for nomads of heavy statues that do not admit of being carried from camp to camp and from pasture to pasture.
Superstition also entered largely into the choice of remedies.