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Some Irish naturalists

R. Lloyd Praeger

Some Irish naturalists

a biographical note-book.

by R. Lloyd Praeger

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Published by W. Tempest in Dundalk .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Naturalists.,
    • Ireland -- Bio-bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesIrish naturalists.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH26 .P8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6084719M
      LC Control Number50057290

      It was in Egypt the illustration of a new birth, as it cast its skin, and thence gave to man a hope of the Resurrection. There is the Hydra killed by Hercules but not till it had poisoned him by its venom. A wannabe mover, shaker and chartered accountant wants to have his cake and to eat it too, in the shape of his wife Marie and their friend Helen. The same meaning is in other languages, and the legends are of various nations. The Contractors by John B Keane While his play The Field deals very successfully with the conflict between old and new in the Irish country, The Contractors takes the rural character abroad.

      He killed two at Glen Inny, one in the murmuring Bann, another at Lough Carra, and beheaded a fearful creature which cast fire at him from Lough Leary. One would not, however, want to use any identification guide in isolation, and checking online or in other books will help if there is any doubt. Like them, it moves swiftly, but noiselessly. A Buddha has been p. In Gaul it was reverenced. Over the Pacific Ocean, the serpent, carved in stone, was adored Tales, in Fiji Isles, spoke of a monster dragon dwelling in a cave Samoa had a serpent form for the god Dengie.

      Golf ball sea beans. Of one monster in a lake, it said "It resembled a great mound-- Its jaws were yawning wide; There might lie concealed, though great its fury, A hundred champions in its eye-pits. Patrick, according to common report, expelled the venomous reptiles from it by the Baculum Jesu"--the historical staff or rod. He was answered-- "From Greece, to demand battle from the Fenians.


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Some Irish naturalists book

It was fascinating, and whetted my appetite for the book! Patrick, or any other Saint; saying, "Then he turned his face westward, and said, 'May the Lord bless the Island, with its indwellers.

He was answered-- "From Greece, to demand battle from the Fenians. A sea bean on the beach, he says, holds the same sort of mystique as a message in a bottle.

Long after, in the church processions on Palm Sunday, the serpent figured, mounted on a pole. Other times, though, there would be more detailed accounts.

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When I measured the lobe width in the photo, I got 1. The writer saw several stones at Cashel cathedral with sculptured snakes, one large specimen ornamenting a sarcophagus. The Nagas are given up to this peculiar worship.

Irish Academy. In the Hell of the Persians, says Hyde, "The snake ascends in vast rolls from this dark gulf, and the inside is full of scorpions and serpents. Irish Academy 39B: 57 — Now, you must know, that the land of magical traditions, this Ireland, is a region fatal to serpents; should some evil spirit carry them thither, all the reptiles of the world would perish on its shores.

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While it was popularly believed that the serpent tribe once abounded there, some naturalists contend that Ireland was cut off from the continent of Europe before the troublers could travel so far to the north-west An old tradition is held that Niul, the fortunate husband of Pharaoh's daughter Scota, had a son, Gaoidhial, who was bitten by a.