Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1868 - Wales

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Page 340 - It is with great regret that we have to record the death of seven of our members, namely, Henry Brown, of Daisy Hill, Bradford; James Brown, Rossington; J.
Page 393 - It was on Cromla's shaggy side that Dorglass had placed the deer, h the early fortune of the chase, before the heroes left the hill. A hundred youths collect the heath ; ten warriors wake the fire ; three hundred chuse the polished stones. The feast is smoking wide ! Cuthullin, chief of Erin's war, resumed his mighty soul.
Page 140 - Lord, 1597, until the second day of June, in the fifteenth year of the reign of our most gracious King James, and the year of our Lord, 1617. Martin Johnson, vicar of Dilwyn, MA, of Baliol College, Oxford, and a native of Oxford, who lived vicar here from the year of our Lord, 1651, to the year 1698.
Page 210 - Manuscripts, 1 vol., imp. fol., illustrated in a series of 54 superb plates, most elaborately executed in exact facsimile of the originals, in gold and colours, with a Descriptive Text to each plate, serving as a History of British Palaeography and Pictorial Art, by JO Westwood, MA, FLS, &c., Oxford, cloth ex, £16 (pub.
Page 85 - ... alleged of St. David is, that at the anti-Pelagian synod he restored a child to life, ordered it to spread a napkin under his feet, and made an oration ; that a snow white dove descended from heaven and sat on his shoulders ; and that the ground whereon he stood rose under him till it became a hill, " on the top of which hill a church was afterwards built, which remains to this day.
Page 401 - NOTICES OF RELICS FOUND IN AND NEAR ANCIENT CIRCULAR HABITATIONS EXPLORED BY THE HON. WO STANLEY, MP, IN HOLYHEAD ISLAND. THE vestiges of habitations of the early occupants of the British Islands present possibly a greater amount of instructive evidence than any other class of prehistoric remains, with the exception only of sepulchral depositories. They have, however, been little appreciated ; it is only in very recent times that circular...
Page 407 - Eiver about 120 yards of clear water ; current about two miles per hour. Found quantities of natron on the marshy ground bordering the river. Had a turkey for dinner, a " cadeau " from Koorshid Aga, and, as a great wonder, the kisras (a sort of brown pancake in lieu of bread) were free from sand. I must have swallowed a good-sized millstone since I have been in Africa, in the shape of grit rubbed from the moorhaka, or grinding-stone. The moorhaka, when new, is a large flat stone, weighing about forty...
Page 324 - I remember it, was not without its decorative qualities. He had used a barrel of papers bought at the nearest post-office, where they had been refused by the persons to whom they had been experimentally sent by the publisher, and the whole first page was taken up by a story, which broke off in the middle of a sentence at the foot of the last column, and tantalized us forever with fruitless conjecture as to the fate of the hero and heroine.
Page 315 - and overlaid with gold and silver,and partially jewelled," but some traces only of these riches now remain around a bronze figure in the centre of the cover, representing, as it would seem, not St. Teilo, as originally thought, but " our Lord Himself, standing on a crescent, and uplifting His hand in the act of blessing.
Page 208 - Stones, — and within hail, as it were, of the busy mart and great modern city of Liverpool, — a stone structure erected and carved by a Turanian race who dwelt in this same locality, and lived and died in this same home, many long centuries before Roman or Saxon, Dane or Norman, set his invading foot upon the shores of Britain ; and possibly anterior even to that far more distant date when, in their migration westward, the Cymry first reached this remote isle of the sea.

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