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" ... to their skill in masonry, in constructing these edifices, but are believed to have bathed the foundation-stone with human blood, in order to propitiate the spirit of the soil. Similar to this is the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba... "
The Journal of Psychological Medicine - Page 148
1872
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The works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - 1806
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. And, if the bulfs ill-omened head, <$•<-. — P. 294. v. 2. To present a bull's head before a person...
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The Poetical Remains of the Late Dr. John Leyden,: With Memoirs of His Life,

John Leyden - Medicine in literature - 1819 - 415 pages
...force disdain, " Of secret guile beware ! St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. G 2 " 'Twas here for Mangerton's brave lord " A bloody feast was set, " Who weetless at the festal...
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The Poetical Remains of the Late Dr. John Leyden,: With Memoirs of His Life,

John Leyden, James Morton - Medicine in literature - 1819 - 415 pages
...force disdain, " Of secret guile beware ! St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in order to propitiate the spirits of the noil, who demolished by night what was built during the day. " 'Twas here for Mangerton's brave lord...
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The poetical remains of the late Dr. John Leyden,: with memoirs of his life,

John Leyden, James Morton - Literary Criticism - 1819 - 415 pages
...force disdain, " Of secret guile beware ! St. Colutnba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in order to propitiate the spirit* of the soil, who demolished by night what was built during the day. " 'Twos here for Mangerton's...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 3

Ballads, Scots - 1821
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. And, if the bull's ill-omen d head, &;c. — P. 29S. v. 2. To present a bull's head before a person...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 3

Scottish border - 1821
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. And, if the buffs ill-omen d head, %c. — P. 298. v. 2. To present a bull's head before a person at...
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The Local Historian's Table Book, of Remarkable Occurences ..., Volume 2

Ballads, English - 1844
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. And, as you open force disdain, Of secret guile beware. " 'Twas here for Mangerton's brave lord A bloody...
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The local historian's table book, of remarkable occurrences, historical ...

Moses Aaron Richardson - 1844
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day. And, as you open force disdain, Of secret guile beware. " 'Twas here for Mangerton's brave lord A bloody...
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Des Gervasius von Tilbury Otia imperialia

Gervase (of Tilbury) - Mythology, Germanic - 1856 - 274 pages
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in...demolished by night what was built during the day." Zu S. 1099. Träume im neuen Hause. — „Dani vel Holsati gentiles putarunt tres primas hyemis noctes...
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Des Gervasius von Tilbury Otia Imperialia in einer Auswahl neu herausgegehen ...

Felix Liebrecht - 1856 - 274 pages
...the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba is supposed to have been forced to bury St. Oran alive, beneath the foundation of his monastery, in order to propitiate the spirits of the Boil, who demolished by night what was built during the day." Zu S. 1099. Träume im neuen Hause. —...
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