30 Sep

The Last Days of Steam on the Southern: London and and South

Alan Postlethwaite

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He left the puoa and hurried to the house pointed out by the spirit as that of her friends, and saw a woman wailing, whom, from the resemblance, he at once knew to be the mother of the girl; so he saluted her with an aloha. When the English governor of Connaught, Sir Richard Bingham captured Grace O'Malley's two sons, she set sail for England to speak to Queen Elizabeth I face to face. She was greatly surprised and seized with a dark foreboding, and a trembling fear possessed her as she looked upon this miraculous child.

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30 Sep

The Holy Grail (Pocket Essential series)

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Search Results for Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology Changing people's lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Aitvarai may take a form of a bird, a serpent or a tornado. They dressed in a homely style clothes that looks very ordinary compared to other solitary fairies. In the Middle Ages, it was commonly believed that the souls of the dead could return to earth and haunt the living.

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30 Sep

English Fairy Tales and More English Fairy Tales (Classic

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We have also written a page that tells you more about the site. The dove was sent next and came back with a grain of sand. When Makakehau had finished his labors of placing his lost love in her grave and placed the last stone upon it, he stretched out his arms and wailed for Puupehe, thus: [185] �Where are you O Puupehe? This 'God' character seems to have been some angry, jealous, vengeful guy who hated people and things when they didn't go exactly the way he wanted them to go, then he'd get all pissed off and throw plagues, diseases, famines and earthquakes around to show he was still in charge. (He would never mention Cro-Magnon man, Neanderthals or the "Old Europe" civilizations either, like they didn't even exist) He seems to have been sort of vain too, always talking about how great he is and mighty and all-knowing and all the things he can do, yet he only spent time in a small part of the one time zone. (There's 24 time zones btw) That's weird.

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30 Sep

Haunted Kansas: Ghost Stories and Other Eerie Tales

Lisa Hefner Heitz

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For information about booksellers in your area, we recommend you visit Book Web’s Bookstore Directory or order from an online bookstore in the list provided. And there upon the cold, dank, dismal floor he could dimly see his bleeding, dying love. Immediately the old harp flew to his hand across the hall, killing nine men as it came. It is with great sadness that we report the death, on 14 February, of distinguished folklorist Professor W.

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30 Sep

Legends, Tales And Poems

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I have been resting in the shade in a place where there is sweet grass when I am hungry, and fresh water when I am thirsty, and a soft breeze to fan me in the heat. Hesiod's Works and Days from the Perseus Project includes the story of the five ages of man, Prometheus, and Pandora. This third collaboration by Napoli and Balit (Treasury of Greek Mythology; Treasury of Egyptian Mythology) is ideally not readers’ first encounter with Norse mythology, as its plethora of names and places can be difficult to keep straight.

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29 Sep

HexCraft: Dutch Country Magick (Llewellyn's Practical Magick

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This is why many folktales have wandered further from the original truth as the years have passed. They went further northeast, paddling hard as if going uphill, until they came to the Fourth World. Would the Neanderthals or Cro-Magnons have eaten the fruit also? He agreed, and they lived happily together until it was time for their oldest son's circumcision, and the man asked his wife why her family couldn't attend the ceremony. From Kahoolawe, Aiai next went to Lanai, where he started fishing for aku (bonito) at Cape Kaunolu, using his pearl Kahuoi.

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29 Sep

Folktales of the American Indian

Florence Choate

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When finally the lame marshal arrived, the King prudently abstained from questioning him until he had rested a while and taken breath; then he obtained from him the whole story of this new hero from Waialua, whose name he did not know, but who, he declared, resembled the King�s son-in-law, Kalelealuaka. Maria Makiling is a diwata (fairy or forest nymph) who takes care of the ecologically rich Mount Makiling, [2] a dormant volcano in Laguna, Philippines.

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29 Sep

Fairies and Elves (Enchanted World)

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All of these stories—myths, legends, folktales, and fairy tales—serve a distinct purpose in the literature of the world. Regardless, he is a very interesting entry in the beastiary of folklore. Turning to the infant, he found that she had become a radiant woman. The next day, fishermen heard the lamentation of Makakehau, and the women of the valley came down and wailed over Puupehe. All these things were spiritually created in the time before the earth existed and the physical aspect of man did not exist yet, but the spiritual did.

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29 Sep

Tales from the Cherokee Hills

Jean Starr

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As with Celtic fairy tales in General Welsh fairy tales have a beautiful sense of wonder and magic because most often focused around human enounters with fairies. There are stories that are similar to this one about the girl actually being an orphan and just posing as a princess. A collection of legends reflecting anti-Jewish sentiment among European Christians. Owls are believed to have played a more prominent role in early Celtic cults, and could perhaps have derived from a more broadly based deity of a common European descent.

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29 Sep

Coyote & Native American Folk Tales

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That subsequent generations refrained from doing so was, Freud suggested, due to a collective bad conscience. For them the secret stories do more than explain the mystifying universe of the homeless; they impose meaning upon it. Their apperance can differ from the recently dead, who look normal, to rotting, moldy corpses (this mold is often described as a white "fur" covering their bodies) and long white hair. This is the reason that some believe that UFO's are man's modern invention of legends.

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