Der werwolf: beitrag zur sagengeschichte

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A. Kröner, 1862 - Werewolves - 134 pages
 

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Page 102 - Tiger : But in a sieve I'll thither sail, And, like a rat without a tail, I'll do, I'll do, and I'll do.
Page 44 - summe deum, sancti custos Soractis Apollo, quem primi colimus, cui pineus ardor acervo pascitur, et medium freti pietate per ignem cultores multa premimus vestigia pruna, da, pater, hoc nostris aboleri dedecus armis, omnipotens. non exuvias, pulsaeve tropaeum 790 virginis, aut spolia ulla peto ; mihi cetera laudem facta ferent ; haec dira meo dum vulnere pestis pulsa cadat, patrias remeabo inglorius urbes.
Page 66 - And by my sooth,' says Kempion, ' My ain true love, (for this is she,) They surely had a heart o' stane, Could put thee to such misery. O was it warwolf in the wood ? Or was it mermaid in the sea ? Or was it man or vile woman. My ain true love, that mis-shaped thee...
Page 30 - Coffin's head turned to his other servants, when some of them called out, pointing in the direction the Buda had taken: 'Look, look, he is turning himself into a hyena! ' Mr. Coffin instantly looked round, but though he certainly did not witness the transformation, yet the young man had vanished, and he saw a large hyena running off at about a hundred paces distance.
Page 8 - Quisquis ergo aliquid credit posse fieri, aut aliquam creaturam in melius aut in deterius immutari, aut transformari in aliam speciem vel similitudinem, nisi ab ipso creatore, qui omnia fecit et per quem omnia facta sunt, pro cul dubio infidelis est et pagano dete rio r.
Page 3 - Ther ben somme that eten chyldren and men, and eteth noon other flesh fro that tyme that thei be a-charmed with mannys flesh for rather thei wolde be deed ; and thei be cleped werewolfes for men shulde be war of them.
Page 67 - Lhistoire du noble, preux et vaillant chevalier Guillaume de Palerne et de la belle Melior, lequel Guillaume de Palerne fut filz du roy de Cecille...
Page 110 - Corret. cap. 2.) Mr. Walker, in his historical memoirs of the Irish bards, quotes the following lines from a poem descriptive of the manners of the Irish : The next strange story which his ears Receiv'd, was of some wolves and bears, Who once were men of worth and fame, But, by enchantment, brutes became ; And would, if tales sing truth, obtain Their former human shape again.
Page 30 - ... Mr. Coffin instantly looked round, and though he certainly did not witness the transformation, the youth had vanished, and he saw a large hyena running off at the distance of about a hundred paces. This happened in an open plain, where there was not a bush or tree to intercept the view. The absentee returned in the morning, and was attacked by his companions on the subject of his metamorphosis, which, according to the usual practice of his brethren, he rather affected to countenance than to deny.*...

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