Ñ(I,83): Now [as regards the words] The evil states beginning with (§42): here the words beginning with should be understood to include the many evil states given in the Brahmajāla Sutta in the way beginning 'Or just as some worthy ascetics, while eating the food given by the faithful, make a living by wrong livelihood, by such low arts as these,
Seyyathidaṃ, aṅgaṃ, nimittaṃ, uppātaṃ, supinaṃ, lakkhaṇaṃ, mūsikacchinnaṃ, aggihomaṃ, dabbihoma’’nti (dī. ni. 1.21) ādinā nayena brahmajāle vuttānaṃ anekesaṃ pāpadhammānaṃ gahaṇaṃ veditabbaṃ.
Ñ: that is to say, by palmistry, by fortune-telling, by divining omens, by interpreting dreams, marks on the body, holes gnawed by mice; by fire sacrifice, by spoon oblation ...' (D.i,9).