Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1850

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Стр. 104 - Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's landmark. And all the people shall say, Amen.
Стр. 218 - In testimony whereof we have caused our seal to be affixed to these presents. Dated at our hostel in London, the 18th February, 1391, and in the third year of our consecration.
Стр. 138 - And the fourth six took off my soiled garments, and placed others upon me; namely, an under vest and a doublet of fine linen, and a robe, and a surcoat, and a mantle of yellow satin, with a broad gold band upon the mantle. And they placed cushions both beneath and around me, with coverings of red linen. And I sat down. Now the six maidens who had...
Стр. 10 - And shadows forth its glory. There is given Unto the things of earth, which Time hath bent, A Spirit's feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the Palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till Ages are its dower.
Стр. 130 - Bring him here to visit me to-morrow," said the countess, "and I will cause the town to be assembled by that time." And Luned returned home. And the next day, at noon, Owain arrayed himself in a coat and a surcoat, and a mantle of yellow satin, upon which was a broad band of gold lace; and on his feet were high shoes of variegated leather, which were fastened by golden clasps, in the form of lions. And they proceeded to the chamber of the countess. Right glad was the countess of their coming. And...
Стр. 121 - I turned my horse's flank towards the shower, and placed the beak of my shield over his head and neck, while I held the upper part of it over my own head. And thus I withstood the shower.
Стр. 151 - It is thy scabbard that hath rusted thy sword, give it to me that I may take out the wooden sides of it and put in new ones." And he took the scabbard from him, and the sword in the other hand. And he came and stood over against the Giant, as if he would have put the sword into the scabbard; and with it he struck at the head of the Giant, and cut off his head at one blow. Then they despoiled the castle, and took from...
Стр. 97 - Beneath a similar mound is extended Cadvan, sad that it should enclose the praise of the earth. May he rest without blemish.
Стр. 105 - Fabliaux,' has the following remarks upon horse-blocks, which are mentioned in a vast number of the old romances : — ' They were frequently placed on the roads, and in the forests, and were almost numberless in the towns. Many of them still remain in Paris, where they were used by the magistrates in order to mount their mules, on which they rode to the courts of justice. On these blocks, or on the tree which was generally planted near them, were usually suspended the shields of those knights who...
Стр. 4 - Bardic symbol is formed of three radiating lines /j\ which, it is said, are intended to represent the three diverging rays of light, which Einigan Gawr saw descending towards the earth ; and it is somewhat curious that these three lines contain all the elements of the Bardic Alphabet, as there is not a single letter in it that is not formed of some of these lines.

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