The Lives of the British Saints: The Saints of Wales and Cornwall and Such Irish Saints as Have Dedications in Britain, Volum 2

For the honourable Society of cymmrodorion, by C. J. Clark, 1908

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Side 150 - Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the 'south side of the altar.
Side 460 - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Side 466 - So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
Side 348 - And at the end of the seventh year they neglected that which they had promised to the queen. One day the king went to hunt ; and he rode to the place of burial, to see the grave, and to know if it were time that he should take a wife ; and the king saw the briar. And when he saw it, the king took counsel where he should find a wife. Said one of his counsellors, "I know a wife that will suit thee well; and she is the wife of King Doged.
Side 54 - You drank of the well, I warrant, betimes?" He to the Cornishman said: But the Cornishman smiled as the stranger spake, And sheepishly shook his head. " I hasten'd as soon as the wedding was done, And left my wife in the porch; But i' faith she had been wiser than me, For she took a bottle to church.
Side 333 - ... kyne, other with oxen or horsis, and the reste withe money : in so muche that there was fyve or syxe hundrethe...
Side 43 - Cadwalla, though he bore the name and professed himself a Christian, was so barbarous in his disposition and behaviour, that he neither spared the female sex, nor the innocent age of children, but with savage cruelty put them to tormenting deaths, ravaging all their country for a long time, and resolving to cut off all the race of the English within the borders of Britain.
Side 156 - Boece, in filling up the reigns of his phantom kings with imaginary events, used local traditions where he could find them ; and he tells us " Kyi dein proxima est vel Coil potius nominata, a Coilo Britannorum rege ibi in pugna caeso;" and a circular mound at Coilsfield, in the parish of Tarbolton, on the highest point of which are two large stones, and in which sepulchral remains have been found, is pointed out by local tradition as his tomb.
Side 421 - You may see a girl with a distaff, drawing out the thread, and winding it again on the spindle ; another walking, and arranging the threads for the web ; another, as it were, throwing the shuttle, and seeming to weave.
Side 334 - Gatheren, and the Welshmen had a prophecy that this Image should set a whole Forest a fire, which prophecy now took effect, for he set this friar Forest on fire and consumed him to nothing.

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