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P. 200. “Gallant gentleman.' Cf. Lib. VIII. $ 6.
Ibid. The olive' and the pearl' are Dietrich's own figures. The others follow the method of scriptural interpretation, usual in the writers of that age.
P. 212. ' Domini canes,' 'The Lord's hounds,' a punning sobriquet of the Dominican inquisitors, in allusion to their profession.
P. 214. Folquet,' Bishop of Toulouse, who had been in early life a Troubadour, 'distinguished himself by his ferocity and perfidy in the crusade against the Albigenses and Troubadours, especially at the surrender of Toulouse, in company with his chief abettor, the infamous Simon de Montfort. He died A.D. 1231. See SISMONDI, Lit. of Southern Europe, Cap. VI.
THE SANDS OF DEE.
“O Mary, go and call the cattle home,
And call the cattle home,
And call the cattle home Across the sands of Dee ;” The western wind was wild and dank wi' foam,
And all alone went she.
And o’er and o'er the sand,
And round and round the sand, As far as eye could see. The rolling mist came down and hid the land —
And never home came she.