Des Gervasius von Tilbury Otia imperialia

C. Rümpler, 1856 - 274 Seiten

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Seite 181 - Tal genio o religión fuerza la mente De la vecina gente, Que refiere admirada Que en la noche callada Una voz triste se oye que, llorando, Cayó Itálica dice, y lastimosa. Eco reclama Itálica...
Seite 4 - Vidimus enim frequenter in Anglia per lunationes homines in lupos mutari, quod hominum genus Gerulfos Galli nominant, Angli vero wereuilf dicunt ; were enim Anglice virum sonat, wlf, lupum.
Seite 201 - Labours with wilder shrieks, and rifer din Of hot pursuit; the broken cry of deer Mangled by throttling dogs; the shouts of men, And hoofs, thick beating on the hollow hill.
Seite 64 - ... imprudenter se quoque bestiam profitetur. Et statim jumento interfecto, et frustatim in aqua decocto, in eadem aqua balneum ei paratur. Cui insidens, de carnibus illis sibi allatis, circumstante populo suo et convescente, comedit ipse.
Seite 122 - TRUE THOMAS lay on Huntlie bank ; A ferlie he spied wi' his ee ; And there he saw a ladye bright, Come riding down by the Eildon Tree. Her shirt was o' the grass-green silk, Her mantle o' the velvet fyne ; At ilka tett of her horse's mane, Hung fifty siller bells and nine.
Seite xix - EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINE, Comprising the Narratives of Arculf, Willibald, Bernard, Saewulf, Sigurd, Benjamin of Tudela, Sir John Maundeville, De la Brocquiere, and Maundrell ; all unabridged.
Seite 192 - On the morning of this day, called Ganging-day, a great number of young men assemble in the fields, when a very active fellow is nominated the leader. This person they are bound to follow, who, for the sake of diversion, generally chooses the route through ponds ditches, and places of difficult passage. Every person they meet is bumped, male or female ; which is performed by two other persons taking them up by their arms, and swinging them against each other. The women in general keep at home at...
Seite 170 - Young Keeldar call'd his hunter train ; — " For doubtful cheer prepare ! 1 Castles, remarkable for size, strength, and antiquity, are, by the common people, commonly attributed to the Picts, or Pechs, who are not supposed to have trusted solely to their skill in masonry, in constructing these edifices, but are believed to have bathed the foundation-stone with human blood, in order to propitiate the spirit of the soil. Similar to this is the Gaelic tradition, according to which St. Columba is supposed...
Seite 136 - It is a curious fact that this story, in almost all its parts, is current in both the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland, with no other variation than the substitution of Fairies for Dracse, and the cavern of a hill for that of a river.
Seite 108 - Quarter the town in four equivalents : There saw we learned Maro's golden tomb, \ The way he cut, an English mile in length, Thorough a rock of stone, in one night's space...

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