Travels in Crete, Volum 2


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Pàgina 34 - went into his house, and his windows being open in his chamber, toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God as he did aforetime
Pàgina 217 - The following Sfakian story™ also has a resemblance to the legends of our northern mythology, with its Fairy elves, Whose midnight revels by a forest side, Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees, while over head the Moon Sits
Pàgina 202 - to the Reformation: By which we note the fairies Were of the old profession; Their songs were Ave Maries, Their dances were procession. But now, alas! they all are dead, Or gone beyond the seas; Or farther for religion fled, Or else they take their ease.
Pàgina 225 - the judge and all the court were fully satisfied with the verdict, and thereupon gave judgement against the witches that they should be hanged. They were much urged to confess, but would not. That morning we departed for Cambridge, but no reprieve was granted: and they were executed on Monday the seventeenth of March following, but they confessed nothing.
Pàgina 89 - Save o'er some warrior's half-forgotten grave, Where the gray stones and unmolested grass Ages, but not oblivion, feebly brave, While strangers only not regardless pass, Lingering like me, perchance, to gaze, and sigh "Alas!
Pàgina 33 - Egyptian wizards old, Which in star-read were wont have best insight, Faith may be given, it is by them told That since the time they first tooke the Sunnes hight, Foure times his place he shifted hath in sight, And twice hath risen where he now doth west, And wested twice where he ought rise aright
Pàgina 38 - We have seen thee turn about thy face towards heaven with uncertainty, but we will cause thee to turn thyself towards a Keblah that will please thee. Turn therefore thy face towards the holy temple of Mecca; and wherever ye be, turn your faces towards that place.
Pàgina 214 - Those demons that are found In fire, air, flood and under ground, Whose power hath a true consent With planet, or with element.
Pàgina 327 - glad to manumit all their villeins. But the said holy fathers, with the abbots and priors, did not in like sort by theirs; for they also had a scruple in conscience, to impoverish and despoil the Church; and so kept their villeins still.
Pàgina 217 - gin sing Away we fling, And babes new born steal as we go, And elfe in bed We leave instead, And wend us laughing: Ho! Ho! Ho!

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