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Page 5 - Single copies of the yearly Index may be obtained. Many of the societies in union with the Society of Antiquaries take a sufficient number of copies to issue with their transactions to each of their members. The more this plan is extended the less will be the cost of the Index to each society.
Page 5 - Index to archaeologists is now" recognised. Every effort is made to keep its contents up to date and continuous, but it is obvious that the difficulties are great unless the assistance of the societies is obtained. If for any reason the papers of a society are not indexed in the year to which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this means...
Page 33 - ... bird ; and he descended upon the top of his lair, and strove to snatch away one of the precious things from him, but he carried away nothing but one of his bristles. And the boar rose up angrily and shook himself so that some of his venom fell upon Menw, and he was never well from that day forward. After this Arthur sent an embassy to Odgar, the son of Aedd, King of Ireland, to ask for the Cauldron of Diwrnach Wyddel, his purveyor. And Odgar commanded him to give it. But Diwrnach said, "Heaven...
Page 5 - Many of the Societies in union with the Society of Antiquaries take a sufficient number of copies of the yearly Index to issue with their transactions to each of their members. The more this plan is extended the less will be the cost of the Index to each society.
Page 5 - ... which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this means it will be seen that the year 1891 is treated as the commencing year for the Index and that all transactions published in and since that year will find their place in the series.
Page 143 - Cherbury gives an interesting account of the education of a highly-born youth at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Page 57 - Wallingford, lord of this province, and many men-at-arms. At the passage of Coed Grono, and at the entrance into the wood, he dismissed him and his attendants, though much against their will, and proceeded on his journey unarmed ; from too great a presumption of security, preceded only by a minstrel and a singer, one accompanying the other on the fiddle.
Page 246 - ... family of Gwrfod, with field and fountains, with woods and hawks, and with every payment which used to be given before to the King, were put into the possession of the Bishop, and in the power of the church of St. Teilo. All these things being settled by divine judgment, the Bishop arose in the middle, and they all stood near him holding the gospel, and he said to Nowi, " Lay thy hand on this gospel." And Nowi placed his hand on the gospel, and said, " May this land with its " inhabitants be...
Page 158 - Brendlais,2 the house was by accident burned down, and he received a mortal blow by a stone falling from the principal tower on his head: upon which he instantly dispatched messengers to recal the bishop, and exclaimed with a lamentable voice, " O, my father and high priest, your saint has taken most cruel vengeance of me, not waiting the conversion of a sinner, but hastening his death and overthrow.
Page 5 - Index, and that all transactions published in and since that year will find their place in the series. To make this work complete an index of the transactions from the beginning of archaeological societies down to the year 1890 is needed.