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Página 45 - Out of her brest there sprang a rose, And out of his a briar. They grew till they grew unto the church top, And then they could grow no higher ; And there they tyed in a true lovers knot, Which made all the people admire.
Página 123 - Verily she hath twelve feet all dangling down, and six necks exceeding long, and on each a hideous head, and therein three rows of teeth set thick and close, full of black death.
Página xi - IN THE CHAIR. THE minutes of the last Annual Meeting were read and confirmed. The...
Página 119 - Laestrygons, where herdsman hails herdsman as he drives in his flock, and the other who drives forth answers the call. There might a sleepless man have earned a double wage, the one as neat-herd, the other shepherding white flocks : so near are the outgoings of the night and of the day.
Página xii - Clodd, a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to the President for his address ; and a vote of thanks was also accorded to the outgoing members of Council, Mr.
Página 267 - KOREAN GAMES: WITH NOTES ON THE CORRESPONDING GAMES OF CHINA AND JAPAN, Stewart Culin.
Página 57 - A small trench some twenty feet long was dug with a hoe. The relatives took up their position on the side of the trench nearest to the grave, the medicineman stood on the other side, and his assistant was placed at the end of the trench with a large calabash of water. At a signal the water was poured into the trench, and while it was running the medicineman took each person by the hand, and mumbling an incantation pulled him or her over the running water. When all had been pulled over, one by one,...
Página 127 - These, ye must know, are they the blessed gods call the Rocks Wandering. By this way even winged things may never pass, nay, not even the cowering doves that bear ambrosia to Father Zeus, but the sheer rock evermore takes away one even of these, and the Father sends in another to make up the tale.
Página 139 - As it befell on a bright holiday Small hail from the sky did fall. Our Saviour asked his mother dear If he might go and play at ball. 'At ball, at ball, my own dear son, It is time that you were gone. But don't let me hear of any doings At night when you come home.