Y Cymmrodor

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The Society, 1890 - Wales
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Page 211 - At this place an eagle spoke, while the wall of the town was being built ; and indeed I should have transmitted the speech to posterity, had. I thought it true, as the rest of the history.
Page 172 - Sunday next after the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary, in the twelfth year of the reign of King Edward.
Page 1 - ... and therefore it would be hard for me to put him to death. And let him come and meet me," said he, " and we will make peace in any way he may desire.
Page x - To adopt an optional scheme for English, as a class subject suitable to the special needs of Welsh districts, such scheme being founded on the principle of substituting a graduated system of translation from Welsh to English for the present requirements in English grammar; To teach Welsh along with English as a class subject; And to include Welsh among the languages in which candidates for Queen's Scholarships and for certificates of merit may be examined.
Page 207 - Kairbadus, now Bath, and made hot baths in it for the benefit of the public, which he dedicated to the goddess Minerva; in whose temple he kept fires that never went out nor consumed to ashes, but as soon as they began to decay were turned into balls of stone.
Page 162 - ... were bought or otherwise obtained by a person to whom must be allowed the merit of the discovery that they must have some value, though not the value which a lawyer, a historian, or an antiquary usually attaches to them. The wideawake collector of antiquities, whose name deserves to be remembered, was Mr. David Williams of Turkey Shore, Carnarvon. He for many years supplied tailors and others with parchment for various purposes out of the materials.
Page 2 - Dda, where the fine for insult to a king is fixed at a ' hundred cows on account of every cantrev in the kingdom, and a silver rod with three knobs at the top, that shall reach from the ground to the king's face, when he sits in his chair, and as thick as his ring-finger ; and a golden bason, which shall hold fully as much as the king drinks, of the thickness of a husbandman's nail, who shall have followed husbandry for seven years, and 1 William of Malmesbury De Antiquitate Glastoniensis Eccltsiac,...
Page 208 - This prince was a very ingenious man, and taught necromancy in his kingdom, nor did he leave off pursuing his magical operations, till he attempted to fly to the upper region of the air with wings which he had prepared, and fell down upon the temple of Apollo, in the city of Trinovantum, where he was dashed to pieces.
Page 1 - THE compensation here offered to Matholwch, is strictly in accordance, except as regards the size of the silver rod, with what was required by the Laws of Hywel Dda, where the fine for insult to a king is fixed at a " hundred cows on account of every cantrev in the kingdom, and a silver rod with three knobs at the top, that shall reach from the ground to the king's face, when he sits in his chair and as thick as his ring-finger ; and a golden bason, which shall hold fully as much as the king drinks,...
Page xxi - The Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of ST. ASAPH The Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of ST. DAVID'S The Right Rev. The Lord Bishop of LLANDAFF The Right Hon. Lord TREDEQAR The Right Hon.

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