Notes and Queries, Number 217, December 24, 1853

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,676 / 78 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 352
Added to site: 2009.09.30
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from Pensford--another from Chew."

PEMBROKESHIRE.

"Once to Rome thy steps incline, But visit twice St. David's shrine."

"When Percelty weareth a hat, All Pembrokeshire shall weet of that."

J. EBFF.

Bolt Court.

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LEGENDS OF THE CO. CLARE: FUENVICOUIL (FINGAL) AND THE GIANT.

Once upon a time, a Scottish giant who had heard of Fuenvicouil's fame, determined to come and see which of them was the stronger. Now Fuenvicouil was informed by his thumb of the giant's intentions, and also that on the present occasion matters would not turn out much to his advantage if they fought: so as he did not feel the least bit "blue-mowlded for the want of a batin'," like Neal Malone, he was at a loss what to do. Oonagh, his wife, saw his distress, and soon contrived to find out the cause of it; and having done so, she assured him that if he would leave things to her management, and strictly obey her directions, she would make the giant return home faster than he came

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