On the Ancient British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk-lore of Worcestershire

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J. H. Parker, 1852 - 496 pagina's
 

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Pagina 127 - Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel : and they saw the God of Israel: and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness.
Pagina 127 - When Pilate therefore heard that saying, he brought Jesus forth, and sat down in the judgment seat in a place that is called the pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.
Pagina 428 - This Puck seems but a dreaming dolt, Still walking like a ragged colt, And oft out of a bush doth bolt, Of purpose to deceive us ; And, leading us, makes us to stray, Long winters nights out of the way, And when we stick in mire and clay, He doth with laughter leave us.
Pagina 456 - Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough brier, Over park, over pale, Thorough flood, thorough fire, I do wander every where, Swifter than the moon's sphere; And I serve the Fairy Queen, To dew her orbs upon the green. The cowslips tall her pensioners be; In their gold coats spots you see; Those be rubies, fairy favours, In those freckles live their savours.
Pagina 422 - And frolic it, with ho, ho, ho ! Sometimes I meet them like a man, Sometimes an ox, sometimes a hound; And to a horse I turn me can, To trip and trot about them round. But if to ride My back they stride, More swift than wind away I go, O'er hedge and lands, Through pools and ponds, I hurry, laughing, ho, ho, ho...
Pagina 67 - The forests of the Britons are their cities ; for, when they have enclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build within it houses for themselves and hovels for their cattle.
Pagina 423 - Hob-goblin or mad Crisp, And some againe doe tearme him oft by name of Will the Wispe ; But call him by what name you list, I have studied on my pillow, I think the best name he deserves is Robin the Good Fellow.
Pagina 458 - ... be gathered towards the east. Wash it till the oyle come white ; then put it into the glasse...
Pagina 457 - And in their courses make that round, In meadows and in marshes found, Of them so called the Fairy ground...
Pagina 44 - Cathedrall, which is now fitting for use, and the organ then a-tuning. Then away thence, observing the great doors of the church, as they say, covered with the skins of the Danes.1 And also had much mirth at a tombe.

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