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An account of two 19th century cases of murder committed through the belief in fairies and the tortures of Hell
... An account of two 19th century cases of murder committed through the belief in fairies and the tortures of Hell ...
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The Royal Steed, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... been seen since in all the world for majesty and beauty. Sometimes the cave fairies make a straight path in the sea from one island to another, all ...
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From 'Ireland: Her Wit, Peculiarities and Popular Superstitions'
... the deceased in their impression that she had been carried off to nurse for the fairies. Immediately Mary Quin, alias the Pet (Maire an Pheata), ...
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Kincora, Bruree, Knockgraffon and other Ancient Royal Residences of Ireland, from A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, by P. W. Joyce, 1906
... ramparts, having the reputation — like most other raths — of being haunted by fairies: and, as it is very lonely and much overgrown with bushes, ...
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Irish Geniti-glinni, Bocanachs, Bananachs, and Leprechauns, from A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, by P. W. Joyce, 1906
... , so that the valley ran all red with their blood. The class of fairies called siabra [sheevra], who were also Dedannans — a sort of ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... brought here to give suck to the child of the king and queen of the fairies; but there is one chance of saving me. All the court will ...
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Saint Patrick in Ireland, from 'A Concise History of Ireland' by P. W. Joyce
... secular and ecclesiastical literature attests the universal belief in the side [Shee] or fairies, who, as we are told, were worshipped by the Irish. ...
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November Eve, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... was restored to its usual good condition and gave the milk as heretofore. The fairies also exercise a malign influence by making a path through a house, when ...
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69. Witchcraft - Irish Pedigrees [Irish Pedigrees]
Witchcraft, from Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation, by John O'Hart
... to have erected the circular earthen ramparts or raths called forts, and that the fairies were left there by the Danes to guard their treasures until their return to ...
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Return to Belfast by Derry, from 'Annals of the Famine in Ireland, in 1847, 1848, and 1849', by Asenath Nicholson, 1851
... the people have put on the roof many a time, but at night the fairies come and take it off. They live in this glen, ma'am. ...
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