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Northern folk-lore on wells and water

with an account of some interesting wells in the neighbourhood of Inverness and the north

by Fraser, Alexander

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Published by Printed at the Advertiser office in Inverness .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water,
  • Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alex. Fraser
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26258061M

    [The use of the heart of animals and birds is a curious sub-division of witchcraft; and, to quote Henderson alone, in the Folk-Lore of the Northern Counties will be found incantations connected with the hearts of pigeons, horses, cows, hens, sheep, and pigs to counteract a witch, and . Page - Folk Lore of the Northeast of Scotland, I find the following very interesting passage, which clearly shows the occasional equivalence of the two ideas: " It was believed by some that a very mysterious animal, which when met with by the reapers among the corn had the appearance of a gray stone, but which could change its shape, lived.

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↑ Read before a joint meeting of the Cymmrodorion and Folk-lore Societies, held in the Cymmrodorion Library, Lonsdale Chambers Chancery Lane, W.C, on Wednesday, January 11th, 1S ↑ On hese four wells cf.

Folk-Lore, iii, ↑ The story may now be consulted in O'Grady's Silva Gadeltca, i, ; translated in ii, On turning over.

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