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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... — viz., that whether the supernatural beings of the old superstition be called fairies, elves, nixes, trolls, korigans, or duergars, they all ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... of the Irish Celts 1891 (2nd Edition) The mutual proceedings of the intruding fairies and the intruded-on mortals, are not always of the hostile character hitherto described ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... 2nd Edition) Life among the Icelandic elves only partially resembles that among the Celtic fairies. The process of getting rid of one of them when introduced into a ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... THE BRETON VERSION OF THE PALACE IN THE RATH In the Breton mythology the Irish fairies are replaced by the korils (night dancers), who assemble on the ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... they had happened to himself, he was suspected of believing in the existence of fairies, and their dwelling in peculiar localities, such as the Rath of Cromogue ...
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The Brewery of Egg-Shells, from Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland, by Thomas Crofton Croker
... ? Now Mrs. Sullivan fancied that her youngest child had been exchanged by "fairies' theft," and certainly appearances warranted such a conclusion; for in ...
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Dwellings, Fortresses, Ecclesiastical Buildings, from 'A Concise History of Ireland' by P. W. Joyce
... all gone. Almost all are believed in popular superstition to be the haunts of fairies. They are known by various names, Lis, Bath, Brugh [ ...
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On the Ancient Races of Ireland: Raths, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... they were made by "the good people," and are inhabited by the fairies. Hence the, veneration that has in a great measure tended to their ...
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From 'Ireland: Her Wit, Peculiarities and Popular Superstitions'
... I Popular Superstitions Generally. Popular Belief among the Peasantry as to the Existence of Fairies, Fairy Legends, Fairy-Stricken People and Cattle; with Charms and Cures against ...
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From 'Ireland: Her Wit, Peculiarities and Popular Superstitions'
... leave the house on May Day, tell you that it is to prevent the fairies taking possession; and assign as a reason for not giving away milk, ...
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