The Folk Lore Of The Isle Of Man: Being An Account Of Its Myths, Legends, Superstitions, Customs And Proverbs

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A. W. Moore
Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2004 - Social Science - 212 pages
1891. Contents: Myths Connected with the Legendary History of the Isle of Man; Hagiological and Mytho-Historical Legends; Fairies and Familiar Spirits; Hobgoblins, Monsters, Giants, Mermaids, Apparitions; Magic, Witchcraft; Customs and Superstitions Connected with the Seasons; Superstitions Connected with the Sun, Animals, Trees, Plants, Sacred Edifices; Customs and Superstitions Connected with Birth, Marriage and Death; Customs Formerly Enforced by Law; and Proverbs and Sayings.

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A. W. Moore is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Tutorial Fellow of St Hugh's College, Oxford. He is the author of three previous books: The Infinite (1990); Points of View (1997); and Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty: Themes and Variations in Kant's Moral and Religious Philosophy (2003). He is also the editor or co-editor of several anthologies and his articles and reviews have appeared in numerous other scholarly publications.

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