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Lore By Pete Foley
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Mrs Ratchet’s kitchen was an art piece. Balanced from wall to wall, floor to ceiling. The green stain that had grown from her leaky ceiling dripping down her west wall is in content opposition... More > to mint she has growing on her east window sill. She insists she has never pruned it, not even for her overly bland cooking.< Less
Lore By Pete Foley
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Mrs Ratchet’s kitchen was an art piece. Balanced from wall to wall, floor to ceiling. The green stain that had grown from her leaky ceiling dripping down her west wall is in content opposition... More > to mint she has growing on her east window sill. She insists she has never pruned it, not even for her overly bland cooking.< Less
Fairy Tails From Folk Lore By Herschel Williams
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European Heritage Series: Book One Fairy Tails from Folk Lore By: Herschel Williams Illustrated By: M.H. Squire Originally Printed 1908 Reproduced By: Printessa This book contains Folk... More > Lore and Fairy Tails of Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian, English, German and Welsh for children and adults alike. This is the first in the series of reproduced stories, folk lore, fairy tales, history and more, to share our and further our children's minds in the knowledge of their European History and Heritage.....< Less
SPECIMENS OF AINU FOLK-LORE. By REV. JNO. BATCHELOR.
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The following specimens of Ainu folk-lore form a small portion of matter which the writer has himself collected, from time to time, during a period of nearly six years. They are merely specimens.... More > Many other examples might be given. But it is presumed that the following half-dozen samples will be fully sufficient to illustrate the manner in which this crude race of men, in the absence of books, keep their legends, fables, and traditions alive.< Less
Chinese Folk-Lore Tales By REV. J. MacGown
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-Lore By Charles Hardwick
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Our nursery legends and popular superstitions are fast becoming matters of history, except in the more remote and secluded portions of the country. But now that the light of modern investigation, and... More > especially that ray furnished by recent discoveries in philological science, has been directed towards their deeper and more hidden mysteries, profound philosophical historians have begun to discover that from this apparently desolate literary region much reliable knowledge may be extracted, leading to conclusions of the most interesting and important kind, with reference to the early history of our race.< Less
Moon Lore By Rev. Timothy Harley
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This work is a contribution to light literature and to the literature of light. The first part is mythological. It is the original nucleus around which the other parts have gathered. Some years... More > since, the writer was led to investigate the world-wide myth of the Man in the Moon, in its legendary and ludicrous aspects. The second part, deals with moon worship and is designed to show that anthropomorphism and sexuality have been the principal factors in that idolatry which in all ages has paid homage to the hosts of heaven. The third part talks of lunar superstitions, many of which yet live in the vagaries that sour and shade our modern sweetness and light. And finally, the fourth part is a literary essay on lunar inhabitation, presenting in nuce the present state of the enigma of the plurality of worlds.< Less
The Lore Anthology By John Klobucher
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Welcome to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond. In these first episodes of the Lore... Three brave strangers cross a wild land to find a folk hidden... More > away, a people long turned from the light of the world yet the last hope to save the day. The Lore Anthology includes Episodes 1 through 5 from the Lore of the Underlings series, a poetically heroic and comically apocalyptic episodic fantasy-fiction epic.< Less
Northern Lore By Eoghan Odinsson
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Winner of the Global eBook Award for Best New Age / Non-Fiction Book in 2011. Northern Lore is a Field Guide to the Northern Mind-Body-Spirit, and will help you re-discover the Folk-Lore &... More > Traditions of North Western Europe, and acquaint you with modern practices inspired by that lore. In today's exciting cosmopolitan society, we tend to discard the old in favor of the new; and while discovering new traditions is a wonderful experience, it's important to also reflect on the traditions that have shaped our culture, and see where they’ve taken us. In Northern Lore you will: * Practice “Runic Yoga” for Health and Well Being * Learn Ancient Herblore for Holistic Healing * Meet your Animal Spirit Guide, or Fylgia * Discover Lost Meaning in the Days of the Week * Explore Modern Holidays & connections to Ancestral Festivals * Unlock the Mysteries of the Runes * Sample Viking and Anglo-Saxon cuisine< Less
The Popular Religion and Folk-Lore of Northern India : Volume I (Illustrated) By William Crooke
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“My object in writing this book has been threefold. In the first place I desired to collect, for the use of all officers whose work lies among the rural classes, some information on the beliefs... More > of the people which will enable them, in some degree, to understand the mysterious inner life of the races among whom their lot is cast; secondly, it may be hoped that this introductory sketch will stimulate inquiry, particularly among the educated races of the country, who have, as yet, done little to enable Europeans to gain a fuller and more sympathetic knowledge of their rural brethren; and lastly, while I have endeavoured more to collect facts than to theorize upon them, I hope that European scholars may find in these pages some fresh examples of familiar principles. My difficulty has arisen not so much from deficiency of material, as in the selection and arrangement of the mass of information, which lies scattered through a considerable literature, much of which is fugitive.”< Less