A Book Of Folk-Lore
Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 138
Publication Date: 1913
Download Links (below donate buttons):
Last week, out of 31,000 people who got books from the site - 8 people gave donations. These books can take me from 2 to 10 hours to create. I want to keep them free, but need some support to be able to do so. If you can, please make a small donation (the average is £2.50). If you prefer to donate using bitcoin, go here.
PDF ePub Kindle
Don't want to donate? You can also support the site by buying a collection, such as the Folk-Lore and Mythology one, with 150 ebooks for only £10.00
From the Preliminary: 'In some instances we can trace scraps of folklore back to whence they came. In the legends of several of the Irish saints we have them represented as floating over the sea on leaves. The idea is so odd and so preposterous--as there are in Ireland no leaves of any size that could be serviceable--that we are constrained to look back and see whether this be not an adaptation of a much earlier myth. Now, in an old Flemish poem on Brandaein, or St Brendan the Voyager, he meets on the ocean with a Thumbling seated on a leaf, floating, in one hand a pan, in the other a style.' Note: In the chapter 'Sacrifice', there is some text missing at the end.
I've been running Global Grey for almost 8 yrs.
Have a look around, get some free ebooks, and if you like what you see, please think about supporting the site by donating or by buying a collection. If you have a question, or just want to say 'hi', you can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the button below to expand a list of all categories
click again to close list
More free ebooks:
⇧ Back to top