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" Higden tells us in the Polychronicon, p. 195, that the witches in the Isle of Man, anciently sold winds to mariners, and delivered them in knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstitiones, atque... "
The Archaeological Review - Página 11
1890
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

1809
...is an instance still more apposite than this: Ranulph Higden tells us in the Polychronicon, p. 195, that the witches in the Isle of Man, anciently sold...knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstitiones, atque praestigia, nam mulieres ibidem navigaturis...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen2

John Walker - 1811
...is an instance still more apposite than this: Ranulph Higden tells us in the Polychronicon, p.' 195, that the witches in the Isle of Man, anciently sold...knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstitiones, atque praestigia, nam mulieres ibidem navigaturis...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen2

1811
...Higden tells us in the Polychronicon, p. 195, that the witches in the Isle of Man, anciently sold isinds to mariners, and delivered them in knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstitiones, atque prastigia, nam mulieres ibidem navigaturis...
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A selection of curious articles from the Gentleman's magazine [compiled by J ...

John Walker - 1814
...the Polychromcon, p. 195, that the witches in the Isle of Manr anciently sold winds to mariner.-?, and delivered them in knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstiliones, atque prsestigia, nam mulieres ibidem navignturis...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...is an instance still more apposite than this: Ranulph Higden tells us in the Polycbronicon, p. 195, that the witches in the Isle of Man anciently sold...knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. " In ilia insula vigent sortilegia, superstitiones, atque praestigia, nam mulieres ibidem navigaturis...
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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ...

1829
...hung, Securely fettered by a silver thong." JVo. 52.— Vol. IX. Ranulph Higden, in the Polyehronicon, says, that the witches in the Isle of Man anciently...mariners, and delivered them in knots tied upon a thread. And if it is an opinion of ancient romance, it is one which is not entirely obliterated in modern times....
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volumen3

John Brand - 1842
...upon the decks, or handle the tackling." Ranulph Higden, in the " Polychronicon," p. 195, tells us that the Witches in the Isle of Man anciently sold...knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. Pompon ins Mela, who wrote in the reign of the Kmperor Claudius (P. Mela, iii. c. 6), mentions...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volumen3

John Brand - 1842
...them as come on purpose to consult them Ranulph Hi-den, in the " Polychronicon," 'p. 195, tells us that the Witches in the Isle of Man anciently sold...knots tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did. The power of confming and bestowing is attributed to Eolus in the " Odyssey." Calypso, in other...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volumen3

John Brand, Henry Ellis - 1849
...of them as come on purpose to consult them. Ranulph Higden, in the Polychronicon, p. 195, tells us that the witches in the Isle of Man anciently sold...tied upon a thread, exactly as the Laplanders did.1 The following passage is from Scot's Discovery, p. 33 : " No one endued with common sense but will...
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The Testimony of Tradition

David MacRitchie - 1890 - 205 páginas
...referred to by Dr. Wallace who, when speaking of the mer-men, says : " His [seal-skin] shirt has been so fastened to the Boat, that no water can come into...selection of this practice of " selling winds " to sailors ; 2 the " Magi " being (in this detail) feminine. But the British Islanders have practised...
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