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"This choice of folk-tales from Brittany via Elsie Masson, vividly illustrated by way of pen and ink drawings, is an relaxing learn. the standard folklore subject matters with Celtic impression are current and accounted for; humble peasants, magic cattle, enchanted castles, evil husbands, courageous young ones, star-crossed fans, and difficult fairies. relatively the latter. For a few cause the Breton fairies appear to have a extra opposed, darker facet, than somewhere else within the Celtic region." (Quote from

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Publisher's Preface; Foreword; The citadel Of Comorre; The Basin Of Gold And The Diamond Lance; woman Yolanda's Thimble; The Witch Of Lok Island; Little White-thorn And The speaking chook; Princess Ahez And The misplaced urban; The Changeling; The Foster Brother; The Hunchback And The Elves; The 4 presents; The Magic Rocks And The Beggar; the rustic Bumpkin And The Hobgoblin; The Wasp, The Winged Needle And The Spider; Yannik, The Fairy baby; The Hazel Scepter

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There shall i locate a woman draped in black. i need to hold her around the river and he or she will inform me what subsequent is to be performed that i could achieve my quest. " The farmer's spouse attempted to cajole the knight to not [p. 29] adopt the enterprise. She felt guaranteed no guy effectively may perhaps endure a majority of these dire ordeals. "This isn't a question girl can judge," introduced the unusual knight haughtily, and after the doorway to the wooded area were mentioned to him he spurred his horse and disappeared one of the bushes. the lady sighed, stating that there could quickly be one other soul ahead of the judgment Throne. Peronnik used to be approximately to head upon his approach whilst the farmer arrived from the fields. He used to be wanting a cowherd and he had no faster visible Peronnik than he made up our minds to interact him. Peronnik was once extremely joyful to go into the farmer's carrier a result of solid nutrition he knew the farmer's spouse might supply him. So out to box at the fringe of the woodland went the boy to observe the cows and to carry them domestic at sundown. at some point almost immediately after this as he used to be operating backward and forward one of the cows Peronnik heard the sound of horses' hoofs, and looking out towards the woodland he observed the enormous Rogéar driving his black mare through her foal. On a wire round the giant's neck hung the golden basin and in his hand he bore the diamond lance. Peronnik, fearful, concealed at the back of a bush until eventually the large had glided by and had disappeared one of the timber. nearly day-by-day numerous occasions after this the wizard Rogéar rode previous Peronnik, until eventually the boy at size particularly used [p. 30] to seeing him, ran to hiding not. Peronnik was once considering how a lot he himself wanted to persist with the journey, of which the knight had informed. "And what a wonderful factor it will be," he mused, "to get ownership of the golden basin and the diamond lance! " One afternoon whilst Peronnik was once on my own within the meadow staring at the farm animals he observed a guy with a flowing beard status on the fringe of the wooded area. Peronnik puzzled even if he have been a stranger come as had the knight to hunt his fortune, so coming near near the bearded determine he requested him if he have been searching for the line to the fortress of Kerglas. "No, i'm really not searching for it," replied the stranger via his beard, "for I already understand it. " "You were to Kerglas and the large didn't kill you! " exclaimed Peronnik. "Rogéar has not anything to worry from me," the white-bearded guy responded. "I am the sorcerer Bryak, Rogéar's elder brother. while I desire to see him I come right here, and as i will not battle through the enchanted wooden with out being misplaced, regardless of my magic strength, I name the black colt to teach me the way in which. " As he spoke he stooped over and drew 3 circles within the dirt, muttering magic phrases, then cried aloud: "Foal, freed from foot, Foal, freed from tongue, Foal, right here am I. [p. 31] Come to me, O come, freed from foot and tongue, Foal, right here wait I. " The little horse seemed instantly. Bryak positioned a bridle on him, swung upon his again and disappeared into the wooded area. Peronnik acknowledged not anything of this to a person, yet now he understood the very first thing essential to get to the fortress of Kerglas was once to experience the colt who knew the way in which.

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