Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-Lore by Charles Hardwick

Book Cover: Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-Lore by Charles Hardwick
Editions:Paperback - FolkCustoms 2014: £ 9.99
ISBN: 9781291702163
Pages: 261

Folk-Lore (Chiefly Lancashire and the North of England)

Our nursery legends and popular superstitions are fast becoming matters of history, except in the more remote and secluded portions of the country. But now that the light of modern investigation, and especially that ray furnished by recent discoveries in philological science, has been directed towards their deeper and more hidden mysteries, profound philosophical historians have begun to discover that from this apparently desolate literary region much reliable knowledge may be extracted, leading to conclusions of the most interesting and important kind, with reference to the early history of our race.

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