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Various Superstitions and Cures, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... lock them all up again at once, for if care is not taken the fairies will get in and hide in the drawers and presses, to be ready ...
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Information on Irish Magic and Tuatha de Danaans, from 'Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions', by James Bonwick, 1894
... much mystery about them in Irish traditions. They were men, gods, or fairies. They came, of course, from the East, calling in at ...
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The Ancient Mysteries (2), from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... and powers to avert evil; and the hawthorn likewise was sacred to the Irish fairies, therefore a libation of milk was poured over the roots on May Day ...
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Contents, from Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland, by Thomas Crofton Croker
... Young Piper The Brewery of Egg-shells The Changeling Capture of Bridget Purcell Legend of Bottle-hill Fairies or no Fairies The Haunted Cellar Seeing is Believing Master and Man The Turf ...
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Irish Pagan Heaven and a Future State, from A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, by P. W. Joyce, 1906
... a hollow shee or fairy-hill. The inhabitants were the side [shee] or fairies, who were immortal, and who lived in perfect peace and in a ...
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The Haunted Cellar, from Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland, by Thomas Crofton Croker
... sometimes seen going about with hardly a skreed (rag) to cover him. Fairies or no Fairies Seeing is Believing Book Contents ...
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The Fairy Rath, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... Jane Francesca Wilde Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland 1888 The fairies, beside being revengeful, are also very arrogant, and allow no interference ...
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O'Carolan and his Contemporaries, from A History of Irish Music by William H. Grattan Flood
... music of the "Fairy Queens," founded on a supposed battle between the fairies of Sidhe Beag and Sidhe Mor. The words are poor enough, but ...
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The Catholics in Ireland, from 'Annals of the Famine in Ireland, in 1847, 1848, and 1849', by Asenath Nicholson, 1851
... he lays restrictions which are not congenial. Their superstitions too are fast vanishing; fairies and banshees have not the hold on the imagination as in former days; ...
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An account of the torture and murder of Bridget Cleary in Tipperary in 1895. Her husband believed her to be possessed by the fairies or a witch
... Cleary in Tipperary in 1895. Her husband believed her to be possessed by the fairies or a witch ...
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