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Information on Heathen Festivals, from 'Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions', by James Bonwick, 1894
... at all May-makings till she is married. May Eve, having its dangers from fairies, &c., is spent in making cattle safe from the milk-thieving ...
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A Terrible Revenge, 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 often take a terrible revenge if they are ever slighted or offended. A ...
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Seeing is Believing, from Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland, by Thomas Crofton Croker
... , and among the rest of his foolery he pretended not to believe in the fairies, the Cluricaunes and the Phoocas; and he even sometimes had the impudence ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... he made was in favour of cures for diseases inflicted by evil spirits or by fairies. She found the lady of the castle in a bed with pillows and ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... him without doing violence to good manners or classification. Our story-tellers sometimes represent the fairies,— either the original stock, or the human beings who have assumed ...
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The Island of Saints, from 'Ireland, painted by Francis S. Walker, described by Frank Mathew', 1907
... This was the belief in the Irish Fairyland, Tyrnanoge. Other races have known Fairies and Elves, but not with the same intimate and enduring affection. While ...
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The Trial by Fire, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... up," they said, "for we have seen you bowling with the fairies, and you sha'n't eat or drink any more at our expense." ...
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May-Day Superstitions, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... a fairy rath and fell asleep — a thing of great danger, for the fairies are strong in power during the May month, and are particularly on the ...
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Information on Fire-Worship, from 'Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions', by James Bonwick, 1894
... stood in the place of Vesta. Being in the Brudins now means in the fairies. The Greek Pyrtaneium was, like the Brudins, a public feeding-house, ...
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Superstitions, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... to meet them, and then slowly retire like retreating ships. At Midsummer the fairies try to pass round the Baal fires in a whirlwind in order to extinguish ...
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