Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland

Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland

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by Lady Gregory
     
 

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"The Sidhe cannot make themselves visible to all. They are shape-changers; they can grow small or grow large, they can take what shape they choose; they appear as men or women wearing clothes of many colours, of today or of some old forgotten fashion, or they are seen as bird or beast, or as a barrel or a flock of wool. They go by us in a cloud of dust; they are as

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"The Sidhe cannot make themselves visible to all. They are shape-changers; they can grow small or grow large, they can take what shape they choose; they appear as men or women wearing clothes of many colours, of today or of some old forgotten fashion, or they are seen as bird or beast, or as a barrel or a flock of wool. They go by us in a cloud of dust; they are as many as the blades of grass. They are everywhere; their home is in the forths, the lisses, the ancient round grass-grown mounds. There are thorn-bushes they gather near and protect; if they have a mind for a house like our own they will build it up in a moment. They will remake a stone castle, battered by Cromwell's men if it takes their fancy, filling it with noise and lights. Their own country is Tir-nan-Og--the Country of the Young..."

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ISBN-13:
9780557670352
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
09/10/2010
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
290 KB

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Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful read!