Folklore, Volume 15

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Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke
Folklore Society, 1904 - Electronic journals
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Page 189 - For this shall every ^one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found : surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him. 20 Thou art my hiding place ; thou shall preserve me from trouble ; thou shall compass me about with songs of deliverance.
Page 14 - In primis hoc volunt persuadere, non interire animas, sed ab aliis post mortem transire ad alios, atque hoc maxime ad virtutem excitari putant metu mortis neglecto. Multa praeterea de sideribus atque eorum motu, de mundi ac terrarum magnitudine, de rerum natura, de deorum immortalium vi ac potestate disputant et iuventuti tradunt.
Page 361 - The fatal flaw of magic lies not in its general assumption of a sequence of events determined by law, but in its total misconception of the nature of the particular laws which govern that sequence.
Page 132 - Meeting were read and confirmed. The election of the following new Members was announced, viz. : Mr. AC Dawson, the Rev. E. Magri, the Los Angelos (California) Public Library, and the Field Columbian Museum (Chicago). The Secretary exhibited some photographs of " Bull Pitchers " from Stamford in Lincolnshire, and read a descriptive paper by Miss Peacock, upon which Mr.
Page 4 - IN THE CHAIR. THE minutes of the last Annual Meeting were read and confirmed. The...
Page 287 - Agamemnon.' Zeus, — by what name soe'er He glories being addressed, Even by that holiest name I name the Highest and Best. On him I cast my troublous care, My only refuge from despair : Weighing all else, in Him alone I find Relief from this vain burden of the mind.
Page 313 - ... to the surface of the spring, but not deep into it ; and the water being stirred, there rises a mist-like vapour, and in a little the vapour becomes a cloud, and gathering other clouds to itself it causes rain to fall on the land of Arcadia3.
Page 360 - In both of them the succession of events is perfectly regular and certain, being determined by immutable laws, the operation of which can be foreseen and calculated precisely, the elements of caprice, of chance, and of accident are banished from the course of nature.
Page 365 - Yet though magic is thus found to fuse and amalgamate with religion in many ages and in many lands, there are some grounds for thinking that this fusion is not primitive, and that there was a time when man trusted to magic alone for the satisfaction of such wants as transcended his immediate animal cravings.
Page 236 - THE CATTLE-RAID OF CUALNGE (TAIN Bo CUAILNGE). An old Irish Prose-epic Translated by L.

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