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Evil Eye in the Western Highlands - Page 26
by Robert Craig Maclagan - 1902 - 232 pages
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Evil Eye in the Western Highlands

Robert Craig Maclagan - Evil eye - 1902 - 232 pages
...her two shins, and they were as 1 Translated by Whitley Stokes, Rrvue Critique, vol. xxii. p. 1 2. dark as the back of a stag-beetle. A greyish, woolly...and the youths who surrounded him in the hostel." * The Gaelic word translated by Stokes here " casting the Evil Eye " is in the original Gaelic " oc...
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Epic and Saga

Charles William Eliot - Epic poetry - 1910 - 464 pages
...beam was each of her two shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. A greyish, wooly mantle she wore. Her lower hair used to reach as far...king and the youths who surrounded him in the Hostel. He himself addressed her from within. " Well, O woman," says Conaire, " if thou art a wizard, what...
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Epic and Saga

Charles W - Epic literature - 1910 - 464 pages
...beam was each of her tvn shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. A greyish, wooly mantle she wore. Her lower hair used to reach as far as her knee. Her lips were on one side of her bead. She came and put one of her shoulders against the doorpost of the house, casting the evil eye...
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The Encyclopaedia of Celtic Myth and Legend: A Definitive Sourcebook of ...

Caitlin Matthews - History - 2004 - 504 pages
...were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. A greyish, woolly mantle she wore. Her lower hair reached as far as her knee. Her lips were on one side of her...king and the youths who surrounded him in the Hostel. He himself addressed her from within. 'Well, O woman,' said Conaire, 'if thou art a soothsayer, what...
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Sheela-na-gigs: Unravelling an Enigma

Barbara Freitag - Social Science - 2004 - 205 pages
...of her two shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. . . . Her lower hair reached as far as her knee. Her lips were on one side of her head'.""' Despite her wearing a dark woolly mantle (brat n'abach rolomar impi) her pubic hair is visible as it...
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Sheela-na-gigs: Unravelling an Enigma

Barbara Freitag - History - 2004 - 205 pages
...of her two shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. . . . Her lower hair reached as far as her knee. Her lips were on one side of her head'."2 Despite her wearing a dark woolly mantle (brat rfabach rolomar impi) her pubic hair is visible...
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The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel

Poetry - 2008 - 60 pages
...beam was each of her two shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle. A greyish, wooly mantle she wore. Her lower hair used to reach as far...king and the youths who surrounded him in the Hostel. He himself addressed her from within. " Well, O woman," says Conaire, " if thou art a wizard, what...
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