Teutonic Mythology, Volume 3

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W. Swan Sonnenschein & Allen, 1883 - Germanic peoples

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Page 889 - Ceterum nec cohibere parietibus deos, neque in ullam humani oris speciem assimulare, ex magnitudine coelestium arbitrantur : lucos ac nemora consecrant, deorumque nominibus appellant secretum illud, quod sola reverentia vident.
Page 1166 - ... afflicted with cruel anguish, and threatened with the loss of the use of the limb. Against this accident, to which they were continually liable, our provident forefathers always kept a shrew-ash at hand, which, when once medicated, would maintain its virtue for ever. A shrew-ash was made thus: — Into the body of the tree a deep hole was bored with an auger, and a poor devoted shrew-mouse was thrust in alive, and plugged in, no doubt, with several quaint incantations long since forgotten.
Page 1232 - vincula necto.' ducite ab urbe domum, mea carmina, ducite Daphnim. 80 limus ut hie durescit, et haec ut cera liquescit uno eodemque igni, sic nostro Daphnis amore.
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Page 1166 - Now a shrew-ash is an ash whose twigs or branches, when gently applied to the limbs of cattle, will immediately relieve the pains which a beast suffers from the running of a shrew-mouse over the part affected...

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