A Step Sideways

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Folklore, Legends, Sagas, Traditions, Customs, Songs, Stories and Sayings of City Folk. A percentage of the profit from the sale of this book will go towards organisations which offer educational scholarships in Africa. W. “To the King’s Rescue.” Aldine Robin Hood Library 43. It may also be allowable to suggest, without irreverence, that the Gospel stories of the Transfiguration and Ascension are connected with the same idea, though the latter is expressed in the form of the geocentric theory of the universe.

The Missing Mage (Stoneblood Saga Book 2)

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Now when the teeny-tiny woman got home to her teeny-tiny house, she was a teeny-tiny tired; so she went up her teeny-tiny stairs to her teeny-tiny bed, and put the teeny-tiny bone into a teeny-tiny cupboard. Oral and Print Cultures in Ireland, 1600–1900 Edited by Marc Caball and Andrew Carpenter. 2010. Myths, Folk Tales, and Legends 4 They are told to teach lessons... When I was writing my Master’s thesis, I was asked to do the impossible: to define "myth."

The Dark Is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark

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Why bother with dis­ tinctions when very few people necessarily want them? Again, ask the old man if he knows e’er a sean-sgeal (story or Marchen), and he will ask you at once, ‘Did you ever hear the Speckled Bull; did you ever hear the Well at the end of the world; did you ever hear the Tailor and the Three Beasts; did you ever hear the Hornless Cow?’ Ask him to relate one of these, and if you get him in the right vein, which may be perhaps one time in ten, or if you induce the right vein, which you may do perhaps nine times out of ten, you will find him begin with a certain gravity and solemnity at the very beginning, thus, ‘There was once, in old times and in old times it was, a king in Ireland’; or perhaps ‘a man who married a second wife’; or perhaps ‘a widow woman with only one son’: and the tale proceeds to recount the life and adventures of the heroes or heroines, whose biographies told in Irish in a sort of stereotyped form may take from ten minutes to half an hour to get through.

The Spoon in the Bathroom Wall

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They had a long conversation together about different things. Thus one Welsh tradition asserted he first appeared in Vortigern's time, then was reincarnated as Taliesin and reincarnated once more as Merlin the wild man. Guivret had the camp set up there, and had his physician to heal Erec's wounds. That story is identical with Grimm's 'Frederick and Catherine' (No. 59, i. 238-244 and 417-18); for putting meat among the cabbages, cf.

Queen Guinevere: other stories from the court of King Arthur

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She wanted to shed her goddess powers (as a mermaid) so she could walk and dance. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press. 320 pages. Hence we have the singular paradox of the deaths of Immortals. Legends and short tales from many tribes in all parts of the United States, retold by two Native American storytellers; intriguing illustrations. T h e most influential text for W e s t e r n tradition w a s the Latin version o f Kalila and Dimna, the Directorium vitae humanae (Manual of instructions for human life; compiled 1263—78) b y the converted J e w J o h n o f C a p u a.

Pocket Heroes 2: Sir Lance-a-Little

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Villains such as Maleficent, Pirates, and Crash Test Dummies. Folktales were divided into several categories. PETER P A N, eternal youth created b y Sir J a m e s Matthew *Barrie. And it was necessary for those who aided in wringing the sheets to turn in the same direction as the washerwomen; for if by misfortune the assistant turned in an opposite direction, he had his arms wrung in an instant. He says, “You have knew my father,” he says, “King,” he says, “Yes, a fine man,” he says, “your father was, Jeck.” “Was he no?” said the King. “Well,” he says, “my father turned very ill,” he says. “Oh, I see,” says the King.

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table: With linked

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In Irish tales, mounds outside courts are scenes of games and visionary encounters which do not belong to the round of mundane existence, and the holding of assemblies on hills and mounds is a commonplace of Irish history. See also “Sun. in Pentamerone. 24.” 28. 100 tales of origins. and Basile. 10–11. 16. 112. and publishing history. 89. 37. 25. 57. 20–22. 121n17. 90. in Pleasant Nights. 85. in France. 70. 68. and Grimms. 22–23.

The Magic Sword (Early Reader)

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He never spoke, didn't Ashypelt, nor hear nuthin'. Their words filled the boy with alarm, and the confusion and desolation of shown, and though he begged for a light to burn until he fell asleep, his terror kept him long awake. distress. During the 19th and early 20th Century there was a resurgence of interest in the folklore of Ireland, Wales and Scotland. When the news of the German advance came, they prepared to escape, taking with them some particularly valuable Persian carpets, which they put in a roll on the top of the car.

King Arthur's Knights: The Tales Re-Told for Boys & Girls

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The bird was carried in procession from door to door, to the accompaniment of a chant, and was then solemnly buried, dirges being sung. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Art Museum. We’ve got to make another It was still very dark when we got outside, but all the animals were quiet, too, but on the flight board, believe it or not, was a dead mouse, he’d killed the time we were out before. Classics in the W3: Religion and Mythology by J.

Ard Righ (A Celtic Tale Book 1)

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In describing some curious dolmens and cromlechs (stone circles) on the summit of a mountain called the Clech or Mane er kloch, ‘Mountain of the bell,’ at Mendon, Arrondissement de Lorient, Morbihan, the same author gives it as his opinion, based on folk-traditions, that the cromlechs, like others in Brittany, were places in which the ancient Bretons practised necromancy and invoked the spirits of their ancestors, to whom they attributed great power.