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" ... its shape. In one part of Wales the hares are called " St. Monacella's Lambs," and it is said that up to a very recent time no one in the district would kill one. " When a hare was pursued by dogs it was believed that if any one cried ' God and St.... "
A guide through North Wales, including Anglesey, Caernarvonshire ... - Page 288
by William Cathrall, Andrew Crombie Ramsay (sir.) - 1860
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The Cambrian traveller's guide, and pocket companion [by G. Nicholson].

George Nicholson - 1840
...person would kill a hare in the parish ; and since, when a hare was pursued by dogs, it was firmly believed, that if any one cried, " God and St. Monacella be with thee," it was certain to escape. In the churchyard is a stone, bearing the figure of an armed man, which now...
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Archaeologia Cambrensis

Wales - 1848
...called Mwyn-Melangell, St. Monacella's lambs. Till the last century so strong a superstition prevailed, that no person would kill a hare in the parish ; and...even later, when a hare was pursued by dogs, it was firmly believed that if any one cried ' God and St. Monacella be with thee,' it was sure to escape....
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The book of North Wales

Charles Frederick Cliffe - Wales, North - 1851 - 306 pages
...no one would kill a hare in the parish ; and much later, when one was pursued by dogs, it was firmly believed that if any one cried " God and St. Monacella be with thee," it was sure to escape. In the churchyard are two mutilated recumbent effigies, representing St. Monacella...
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Enwogion Cymru: A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen, from the ...

Robert Williams - Wales - 1852 - 567 pages
...Wyn Melangell, or St. Monacella's lambs. Until the last century, so strong a superstition prevailed, that no person would kill a hare in the parish ; and...even later, when a hare was pursued by dogs it was firmly believed, that if any one cried, "God and St. Monacella be with thee," it was sure to escape....
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Handbook for travellers in North Wales

John Murray (publishers.) - History - 1861
...kill a hare in G2 the parish ; and even later, when a hure was pursued by dogs, it was firmly helieved that if any one cried, ' God and St. Monacella be with thee !' it was sure to escape." Pennant.. The whole of this pretty legend is told on the carving, which was...
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Monacella: A Poem

Agnes Stonehewer - 1876 - 141 pages
...no one would kill a hare in the parish, and much later, when one was pursued by dogs, it was firmly believed that if any one cried "God and St. Monacella be with thee!" it was sure to escape. In the churchyard are two mutilated recumbent effigies, representing St. Monacella...
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Jenkinson's practical guide to North Wales

Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1878
...gallery in the church. She was considered the patroness of hares, which were called Wyn Melangell, or St. Monacella's lambs. Until the last century,...hare was pursued by dogs, it was believed that if anyone cried, " God and Monacella be with thee ! " it would escape. The date of this legend is the...
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Collections Historical & Archaeological Relating to Montgomeryshire, Volume 12

Powys-land Club - Montgomeryshire (Wales) - 1879
...century, that few persons would dare kill a hare, more especially on the Sanctuary Lands ; and, that when a hare was pursued by dogs, it was believed that if any one shouted "Duw a Melangell a'th gativo" (God and Melangell preserve thee), it would escape. It is said...
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Origins of English History

Charles Isaac Elton - Druids and Druidism - 1882 - 458 pages
...Monacella's Lambs," and it is said that up to a very recent time no one in the district would kill one. " When a hare was pursued by dogs it was believed that...one cried ' God and St. Monacella be with thee!' it was sure to escape."* In Ireland 1 Caesar, De Bell. Gall. vc 12. 2 Ante,p. 219; Ralston, Russ. Pop....
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Origins of English History

Charles Isaac Elton - Druids and Druidism - 1882 - 458 pages
...Monacella's Lambs," and it is said that up to a very recent time no one in the district would kill one. " When a hare was pursued by dogs it was believed that...one cried ' God and St. Monacella be with thee!' it was sure to escape."4 In Ireland 1 Caesar, De Bell. Gall. vc 12. - Ante, p. 219; Ralston, Russ. Pop....
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