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  • These mountaineering folk talked a different language.

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  • It's what the old folk used to say: 'A sweating hand's an open hand, a dry hand's close.'

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  • "So you've found your folk?" said one of them.

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  • Common folk never ate there.

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  • The folk songs are the truest and most interesting national literature.

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  • He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.

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  • The Lancelot story, in its rise and development, belongs exclusively to the later stage of Arthurian romance; it was a story for the court, not for the folk, and it lacks alike the dramatic force and human appeal of the genuine "popular" tale.

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  • Hundreds of peasants, among them the Bogucharovo folk, suddenly began selling their cattle and moving in whole families toward the southeast.

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  • Rameses' successor, Mineptah, remained on terms with the Kheta folk; but in the reign of Rameses III.

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  • "But what are 'God's folk'?" asked Pierre.

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  • The level of activity at Norfolk Police Headquarters made Parkside's much smaller operation look like the front porch of an old folk home.

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  • I could not keep pace with all these literary folk as they glanced from subject to subject and entered into deep dispute, or made conversation sparkle with epigrams and happy witticisms.

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  • In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.

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  • Malayan folk, who are the dominant race of the Malay Peninsula and of the Malay Archipelago.

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  • It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.

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  • I'm sure some trusting farm folk will leave a door unlocked or a window open for my pleasure, for my endless possibilities.

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  • In the Augustan age the population of Alexandria was estimated at 300,000 free folk, in addition to an immense number of slaves.

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  • Princess Mary spent half of every day with little Nicholas, watching his lessons, teaching him Russian and music herself, and talking to Dessalles; the rest of the day she spent over her books, with her old nurse, or with "God's folk" who sometimes came by the back door to see her.

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  • On hearing those words I said good-by to the holy folk and went.

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  • "What are 'God's folk'?" asked Pierre.

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  • It provided for the visitation of the clergy by the bishop, and for the power of the clergy to exclude their lay folk from the Holy Communion, subject to appeal to the bishop. Both minor and major excommunication had been in use, and for a long time public penance was required.

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  • But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.

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  • The general state of the island when the Japanese assumed possession was that the plain of Giran on the eastern coast and the hill-districts were inhabited by semibarbarous folk, the western plains by Chinese of a degraded type, and that between the two there existed a traditional and continuous feud, leading to mutual displays of merciless and murderous violence.

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  • His pupil then went abroad, but Law was left at Putney, where he remained in Gibbon's house for more than ten years, acting as a religious guide not only to the family but to a number of earnest-minded folk who came to consult him.

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  • 4 Ordinary folk could not claim these honours, and in Egypt, where shaving was practically universal, artificial beards were worn upon solemn occasions as a peculiar duty.

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  • This poem has the additional interest of showing the racial antipathy between the "Inglis"- speaking inhabitants of the Lothians and the "Scots" or Gaelic-speaking folk of the west country.

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  • Cuming, In the Shadow of the Pagoda (London, 1893), With the Jungle Folk (London, 1897); Max and Bertha Ferrars, Burma (London, 1900); H.

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  • But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.

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  • It will serve her right, she will be confused, but you will see her 'God's folk.'

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  • With these names must clearly be judged the forms Tusci and Etrusci, although these forms must not be regarded as anything but the names given to the Etruscans by the folk among whom they settled.

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  • It has been said that the city is " east-windy " and the folk " west-endy."

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  • "Those are Mary's 'God's folk,'" said Prince Andrew.

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  • No record, no folk tales, as in the case of the Maoris origin.

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  • This comforting dream and hope were given her by God's folk-- the half-witted and other pilgrims who visited her without the prince's knowledge.

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  • Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.

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  • Claire gave a hint of a nod, remaining under the archway to the parlor, as if entering might subject her to some vile disease from these common folk.

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  • They naturally take their rise among an agricultural folk.

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  • They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.

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  • In the 5th century Pindar ascribes to Aegimius the institutions of the Peloponnesian Dorians, and describes them as the " Dorian folk of Hyllus and Aegimius," and as " originating from Pindus " (Pyth.

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  • As evidence of an intrusion of northerly folk, however, the distribution of dialects remains important.

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  • Marriage with one's own folk (cf.

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  • Farther east, Nantucket, a smaller island of triangular shape, is likewise the home of a seafaring folk who still retain in some degree primitive habits, though summer visitors are more and more affecting its life.

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  • After the original and exclusively English immigration from 1620 to 1640 there was nothing like regular foreign immigration until the 19th century; and it was a favourite assertion of Dr Palfrey that the blood of the fishing folk on Cape Cod was more purely English through two centuries than that of the inhabitants of any English county.

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  • (Philadelphia, 1822-1890); The American Race (New York, 1891); Gustav Bruhl, Die Culturvolker Amerikas (Cincinnati, 1889); Desire Charnay, The Ancient Cities of the New World (New York, 1887); Frank Cushing, Zuni Folk Tales (New York, 1901); William H.

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  • He lived in La Torre till his death in 1862, and the name of the English benefactor is still revered by the simple folk of the valleys.

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  • Besides such regular churches in London and the provinces under the early Stuarts, there were also numerous "conventicles" composed of very humble folk, such as the eleven about London which Bishop Joseph Hall (1574-1656) reports in 1631, and which he states in 1640 had grown to some eighty.

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  • They are a quiet and inoffensive folk, who dwell in stockaded encampments, and preserve their ancestral language and customs. For an account of early Indian civilization in Costa Rica, see Central America: Archaeology.

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  • Moreover, in the universal unrest and oversetting of all authority, Christianity itself was in danger of perishing, not only as the result of the cultured paganism of the Renaissance, but also through the brutish ignorance of the common folk, deprived now of their traditional religious restraints.

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  • Thus, animism is in some directions little developed, so far as we can see, among the Australian aborigines; but from those who know them best we learn that they believe in innumerable spirits and bush bogies, which wander, especially at night, and can be held at bay by means of fire; with this belief may be compared the ascription in European folk belief of prophylactic properties to iron.

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  • Euphemistically they are addressed as mubarakin, " blessed ones," as we say "the good folk" or "the people of peace."

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  • Folk Lore Has Always Been The Most Essentially French Of All Imaginative Influences In Canadian Life; And The Songs Are The Quintessence Of The Lore.

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  • Not That The Folk Songs Have No Local Variants.

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  • The Habitant Was Separated From Oldworld Changes Two Centuries Ago By Difference Of Place And Circumstances, While He Has Hitherto Been Safeguarded From Many New World Changes By The Segregative Influences Of Race, Religion, Language And Custom; And So His Folk Lore Still Remains The Intimate Alter Et Idem Of What It Was In The Days Of The Great Pioneers.

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  • Gerin Lajoie Was A Mere Lad When The Exile Of Some Compatriots Inspired Le Canadien Errant, Which Immediately Became A Universal Folk Song.

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  • They were companions of St Columba and their efforts to convert the folk to Christianity seem to have impressed the popular imagination, for several islands bear the epithet "Papa" in commemoration of the preachers.

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  • The village folk are mainly engaged in making toys, and carving crucifixes, rosaries and images of saints.

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  • In the article Volsci it is shown that the addition of the -no- suffix is often a mark of the conquest of an original -co- folk by a Safine tribe.

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  • Several collections of folk songs have also been published by A.

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  • Egyptian monks gradually won over the country folk, and in 402, under the influence of Theodosius and Porphyry the local bishop, the Marneion was destroyed and the cross made politically supreme.

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  • " wrote Cardinal Jacques de Vitry early in the 13th century (Exempla, p. 64, Folk Lore Soc. 1890).

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  • Hudson Taylor in 1853 went to China as the agent of a number of folk in England who feared that missionary work was becoming too mechanical.

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  • Yet large as the terms were, the emperor would probably have been well advised to grant them; but Honorius was one of those timid and feeble folk who are equally unable to make war or peace, and refused to look beyond the question of his own personal safety, guaranteed as it was by the dikes and marshes of Ravenna.

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  • tertiarii, from tertius, third), associations of lay folk in connexion with the Mendicant Orders.

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  • The two languages undoubtedly existed side by side during the last century B.C., Latin being alone recognized officially and in society, while Oscan was preserved mainly by intercourse with the country folk who frequented the market.

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  • And the king claims that missions sent by him to certain Greek kingdoms that he names had resulted in the folk there conforming themselves to his religion.

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  • Here he rescued the pagan folk from an impending famine, sent preachers to the Isle of Wight and founded a monastery at Selsey.

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  • There were still traditions of the hardships inflicted upon the common folk by the expeditions of Charlemagne, and it is supposed that they anticipated similar evils in the event of his empire being restored.

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  • In old Greece men now said that the Greek folk was hemmed in between the barbarian Artaxerxes on the one side and Dionysius, master and planter of barbarians, on the other.

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  • Dayrell, Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria (London, 1910).

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  • The same year and the next he contributed to Mr Walter Scott's "Camelot Series," edited by Ernest Rhys, Fairy and Folk Tales, a collection of Irish folklore, and Tales from Carleton, with original introductions.

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  • (Various writers) Vort Folk i det nittende Aarhundrede (Copenhagen, 1899 et seq.), illustrated; J.

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  • His talent reached its height in the novel called Little Folk (1880), a most admirable study of lower middle-class life in Copenhagen.

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  • He attempted no subjects at all commensurate with those of his great woodcuts, but contented himself for the most part with Madonnas, single figures of scripture or of the saints, some nude mythologies of a kind wholly new in northern art and founded upon the impressions received in Italy, and groups, sometimes bordering on the satirical, of humble folk and peasants.

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  • Old legends represent him as having exterminated the Picts to the last man; and the Picts become, hi popular tradition, a mythical folk, hardly human, to whom great feats, including the building of Glasgow cathedral, are attributed, as the walls of Tiryns and Mycenae in Greece were traditionally assigned to the energy of the Cyclopes.

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  • Historians of the north have distinguished as the " Viking Age " (Vikingertiden) the time when the Scandinavian folk first by their widespread piracies brought themselves forcibly into the notice of all the Christian peoples of western Europe.

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  • We know that at the same time that some Scandinavian folk were harrying all the western lands, others were founding Garbariki (Russia) in the east; others were pressing still farther south till they came in contact with the eastern empire in Constantinople, which the northern folk knew as MikillgarOr (Mikklegard); so that when Hasting and Bjorn had sailed to Luna in the gulf of Genoa the northern folk had almost put a girdle round the Christian world.

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  • There is every evidence that the vikings were not a mere lawless folk - that is, in their internal relations - but that a system of laws existed among them which was generally respected.

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  • In certain material possessions - those, in fact, belonging to their trade, which was war and naval adventure - these viking folk were ahead of the Christian nations: in shipbuilding, for example.

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  • The rowers in each vessel, though among the northern folk these were free men and warriors, not slaves as in the Roman and Carthaginian galleys, would yet need to be supplemented by a contingent of fighting men, marines, in addition to their crew.

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  • Bugge's Vikingerne (1904-6) is a study of the moral and social side of the vikings, or, one should rather say, of the earliest Scandinavian folk.

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  • Once more we come across a mysterious limitation of His powers: " He could not do there any miracle," save the cure of a few sick folk; and He marvelled because of their want of faith.

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  • It differs in character from the Galilean ministry: for among the simple, unsophisticated folk of Galilee Jesus presents Himself as a healer and helper and teacher, keeping in the background as far as possible His claim to be the Messiah; whereas in Jerusalem His authority is challenged at His first appearance, the element of controversy is never absent, His relation to God is from the outset the vital issue, and consequently His Divine claim is of necessity made explicit.

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  • These agree with the more or less clear allusions in the Old Testament to myths of creation, Eden, deluge, mountain of gods, Titanic folk, world-dragons, heavenly hosts, &c., and also with the unearthed seals, tablets, altars, &c. representing mythical ideas.

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  • The villages on the sea-coast are inhabited by a Malayan population, and the northern and western portions of the island are occupied by a light-coloured Malay folk akin to the natives of the eastern Celebes.

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  • The habit of allowing their meat to putrefy before regarding it as fit for food, and of encouraging children of tender age to drink to intoxication, accounts for absence of old folk and the heavy mortality which are to be observed among the Muruts of British North Borneo and some of the other more debased tribes of the interior of the island.

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  • The most advanced folk were the "Chamorros" of the Ladrones, owing to the greater natural resources of the islands, and perhaps more frequent contact with influences from the west; but as a separate people they no longer exist, having been nearly exterminated by the Spaniards in the 17th century.

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  • They are an industrious honest folk, chiefly engaged in trade and as physicians, scribes, and so on.

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  • We may fairly say that natural and untaught people had more of the just intuition that was needed than learned folk trained in the schools.

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  • Marett proposed the term " Animatism," Folk Lore (1900), xi.

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  • See his treatise on The Making of Religion (1898), and Hartland's article on " The ' High Gods ' of Australia," Folk Lore (1898), ix.

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  • These estates remained subject to the superior ownership of the folk and of the king: they could eventually be taken back by the latter and, in any case, the heir of a holder of folkland had to be confirmed in possession by the king.

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  • A weekly paper, the Morning Light, is published, as well as monthly magazines for adults (the New Church Magazine) and young folk.

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  • Over a mile south of Mold, on the right of the road to Nerquis, is the "Tower" (15th century, but perhaps restored in the 18th), where, in 1465 or 1 475, the royal chieftain, Rheinallt ab Gruffyd ad Bleddyn, hanged Robert Byrne, mayor of Chester, and subsequently burned alive some 200 Chester folk who tried to 'arrest him.

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  • Saints and good people are always depicted full face, the devil and all bad folk are shown in profile.

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  • 680; that these converted part of the old mountain folk, who already held some kind of Incarnationist creed; and that their first patriarch and his successors, for about 500 years at any rate, were Monothelite, and perhaps also Monophysite.

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  • The Frisian peasants and fisher folk loved their independence, and were equally refractory to the rule of any distant overlord, whether count or bishop. Dirk VI.

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  • Folk Herbert S.

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  • In Paul Gerhardt the movement found a singer whose hymns are genuine folk poetry.

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  • Their preservation was due to the enlightened energy of the principal at the time of the Reformation, who armed his folk to save the building from the barons of the Mearns after they had robbed St Machar's of its bells and lead.

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  • They are a shy, harmless, simple folk, living chiefly by hunting; they lime birds, catch fish by poisoning the water, and are skilled in getting wild honey; they have bows with iron-pointed arrows and breed hunting dogs.

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  • At Kingswood Hill, Bristol, his addresses to the colliers soon attracted crowds, and his voice was so clear and powerful that it could reach 20,000 folk.

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  • The Wycliffites were a feeble folk, compelled to subterraneous ways, and destitute of learned leaders or powerful supporters.

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  • The attractions of the Spanish Main converted the seafaring folk of south-west England into hardy Protestants, who could on conscientious as well as other grounds contest a papal allocation the of new worlds to Spain and Portugal.

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  • Leaving Belgrade in 1875, he resumed his seat in the Diet, and shortly afterwards founded the journal Kelet Nepe, or Eastern Folk, in which he defended the vigorous policy of Andrassy.

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  • case the meaning would be the "land's end folk."

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  • and 4.75 ft., respectively (Archivio 1 Hence they have been supposed by many to be the originals of the "little folk" of Scandinavian legend.

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  • Reusch, Folk og natur i Finmarken (1895); K.

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  • Elsewhere, says an elaborate report, all the English folk were of " Irish language and Irish condition," except in the cities and walled towns.

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  • The country folk would eat you..

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  • Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, "all folk yearn after the gods."

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  • From the natives of northern and central Australia to the actors in the ritual of Adonis, or the folk among whom arose the customs of crowning the May king or the king of the May, all peoples have done magic to encourage the breeding of animals as part of the food supply, and to stimulate the growth of plants, wild or cultivated.

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  • The belief in these Mura-Mura or Alcheringa folk may obviously develop, in favourable circumstances, into a polytheism like that of Greece, or of Egypt, or of the Maoris.

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  • Among the Arunta, the Alcheringa folk are part of a strangely elaborate theory of evolution and of animism, which leaves no room for a creative being, or for a future life of the spirit, which is merely reincarnated at intervals.

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  • The legends are survivals of a time in which natural phenomena were regarded, not as we regard them, but as persons, and savage persons, Alcheringa folk, in fact, and became the centres of legends in the savage manner.

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  • These primitive societies of tall, fair-skinned warriors, blueeyed and red-haired, were gradually organized into political bodies of various kindskingdoms, republics and ~ federationsand divided into districts or pagi (pays) InsWztto which divisions the minds of the country folk have tiotis of remained faithfully attached ever since.

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  • Even the rentiers of the Htel-de-Ville, big and little, usually very peaceable folk, were excited by the curtailment of their incomes, and in 1639 and 1642 were roused to fury.

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  • All we know of their subsequent political condition is that after the Social war the folk of Cliternia and Nersae appear united in a res publica Aequiculorum, which was a municipium of the ordinary type (C.I.L.

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  • settlers characteristically enough tried to live by farming, they speedily became perforce a sea-faring folk.

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  • Great differences of opinion have arisen as to the origin and ethnographical relations of the terramara folk.

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  • I'm sure some trusting farm folk will leave a door unlocked or a window open for my pleasure, for my endless possibilities.

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  • Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.

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  • It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.

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  • Claire gave a hint of a nod, remaining under the archway to the parlor, as if entering might subject her to some vile disease from these common folk.

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  • These mountaineering folk talked a different language.

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  • The level of activity at Norfolk Police Headquarters made Parkside's much smaller operation look like the front porch of an old folk home.

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  • Common folk never ate there.

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  • They were fervent of all folk musicians in Romania.

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  • Crime: if the employer's folk were riddled with dishonesty it is conspiracy; a variety of attempts to and false accounting.

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  • But If it's folk that turns you on, you'll find this a perfectly agreeable listen.

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  • Richard Archibald from Ballymoney Gled tae finally hear fae sae many Scotch folk that're aa fired up aboot thair ain leid.

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  • Another source of endless amusement to us greenkeeping folk is the quality of ladies ' golf.

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  • Perez C, In vitro antibacterial activity of Argentine folk medicinal plants against Salmonella typhi.

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  • apparatchiks determined to defend communist folk music to the bitter end.

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  • He soon learned he had to fight against a host of culture apparatchiks determined to defend communist folk music to the bitter end.

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  • folk art, Americana and New England inspired seasonal decorations, home decor and much more!

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  • Milagros Mexican Folk Art includes an extensive selection of works by several of Mexico's most renowned artisans.

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  • arty folk are trying a bit harder.

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  • Along the footpath grows wild arum, a plant which has more folk names than any other British plant.

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  • backwoods folk have learned to make their own entertainment.

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  • bagpipe playing by Mike Cummins at the Warwick Folk Club.

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  • For various reasons I've just spent a while researching the history of the famous folk ballad Matty Groves.

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  • Normanâs songs were in the traditional folk balladeer style and his final environmental number was delivered in an old time waltz style.

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  • The lilting tones of folk balladry drape the narrative voice of Sunset Song.

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  • bandsmanplayed by thousands of dedicated bandsmen, enthusiastic amateurs and folk musicians.

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  • barbiturate sleeping tablets are notorious for causing dreadful nightmares, and even hallucinations, in elderly folk.

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  • Ordinary folk from western parts used to dance about the streets, wearing silly hats bedecked with flowers and beat each other with sticks.

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  • Good PR folk are, frankly, thin on the ground and his qualities must surely bewitch anybody in the business world.

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  • blare party members cruised the streets in beat-up pickup trucks blaring patriotic Kurdish folk songs through loudspeakers.

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  • Fortunately, despite the odd blemish, this second installment of Folk Heartbeat has some very enjoyable moments indeed.

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  • Bollywood dancing is a combination of classical Indian folk and modern Indian dancing.

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  • bothythe early days some folk used old bothies.

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  • The thing is, folk have been decorating evergreen boughs for a lot longer than there have been Christmas trees in folk's houses.

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  • The original Greek style bouzoukis are still very popular, both for Greek music, and accompanying traditional folk music.

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  • trouble brewing for the Sidmouth folk festival - extracts from an article in the Sidmouth Herald of 17 August 2001.

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  • Many - if not most - still wear the burka and their men folk dominate their lives.

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  • busking rounds of France and Ireland and trod the folk club boards of southern England for more than a decade.

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  • The main and cellar theaters offer drama, dance, alternative cabaret, folk, jazz, rock and comedy.

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  • campesino activities (e.g. a choice of folk dance, embroidery or Guaraní language class) or reading in library.

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  • I'm going to end with one folk carol which immediately struck me.

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  • This is what most people regard Mountain Biking as - a group of folk out having a carry-on and riding some nice trails.

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  • catering mainly for the needs of retired folk.

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  • Many elderly & disabled folk need to cross here, often in electric wheel chairs.

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  • Aberdeen Orpheus choir Choir, Aberdeenshire, Scotland A mixed-voice choir with a wide repertoire from Scottish folk songs to classical choral works.

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  • Liza Austin, the leader, revived the group in 1980 and now they perform on the British folk festival circuit.

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  • classical ballet, Folk, character dance, modern, Jazz.

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  • cloven hoof is perhaps one of the most common articles of folk belief.

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  • cobblestone houses was a folk art that flourished in upstate New York from 1825 until the Civil War in 1860.

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  • folklore and folk custom, by their nature, are manifestations of primarily oral cultures.

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  • folk dance groups played an important role in our career.

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  • deityd especially for New Year hangings, woodcut prints are of a simple, rural style and commonly depict folk deities.

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  • delve into the mystery further in the future, including some of the many folk tales associated with them.

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  • Even today the indigenous folk express their independent spirit by claiming direct viking descent.

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  • The shows, therefore, and the toys were all very primitive, and would be utterly despised by the young folk now.

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  • The Fen folk are afraid of becoming further alienated; having seen their health care facilities systematically dismembered over the past three years.

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  • Perhaps her greatest influence, however, is her mother, the songwriter and folk diva Chris While.

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  • The force of what he created was so down-to-earth that the appeal was even to many in the traditional folk crowd.

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  • The Wrigley Sisters Scotland UK BBC award winning fiddle, guitar and piano folk duo.

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  • When people think of a car club they often think of somewhat eccentric old folk who live in the past world of motoring.

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  • The majority of decent folk or a minority of selfish egotists?

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  • electric chair & disabled folk need to cross here, often in electric wheel chairs.

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  • Their sound is best described as funky electro, didgeridoo, ambient, rhythmic, dance folk.

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  • The heavily embossed body conveys the product's heritage by telling an Indian folk story.

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  • This has all the credentials of a ' folk etymology ' myth.

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  • etymology Quinion's researches into the origins of words reveals what he calls the folk or false etymologies.

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  • evergreen boughs for a lot longer than there have been Christmas trees in folk's houses.

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  • A blend of folk, jazz and classical music was very experimental but good.

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  • fado bars where folk bands perform soulful songs.

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  • faerie folk.

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  • fantasias based on West Country folk tunes.

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  • This time we were off to the Trowbridge folk festival.

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  • Sometimes the Intermediate Strings work together with the Junior Strings on different sorts of string playing such as folk fiddle and Jazz.

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  • fisher folk brave, foul weather or good.

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  • In addition to research, Terry stays involved with classical and baroque flute and has recently ventured into jazz and folk music.

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  • I am about to take the next folk club publicity flyer to our printers.

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  • I guess folk having epics approached from the track to the north.

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  • A man who stood for what he believed to be right, loved by the ordinary folk.

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  • cunning folk were more likely to be those purporting to carry out beneficial practices, love magic, or locating lost items.

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  • Why did housing officers from Knowsley Council/Housing Trust move heroin addicts into decent tower blocks populated by elderly folk and decent tenants?

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  • The people who rob or con or harm our old folk should be put in the stocks in Kirkby Town Center.

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  • This Culture Online project includes contributions from curators from museums and galleries and compelling stories from everyday folk using pictures, words and video.

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  • folk tales to talk about globalization?

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  • folk singer.

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  • folk songs late last year!

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  • folk music, all of human life is in these songs.

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  • folk song revival, the saving of a fading past by Cecil Sharp and George Butterworth.

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  • folk lore to say there used to be a Roman temple up at the top end of Beer.

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  • Trawl fishing began in 1882, attracting fisher folk from coastal settlements in Kincardineshire and as far south as Northumberland.

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  • The peasant folk lived in dark, dank cottages with a fire in the middle of the floor.

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  • Head to the main square, where locals, dressed in traditional Canarian costume, perform folk dances.

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  • He had been collecting folk dances with their music (he made recordings very often either on tape or on film ).

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  • folk dance groups played an important role in our career.

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  • Although studying folk music intensively, his work with Vujicsics is not an academic excercise, far from it.

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  • In this interview I have tried to explore the folk music that influenced the Vujicsics Ensemble.

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  • Its boundaries seem to be none exist and can feel operatic at one time and like traditional folk music the next.

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  • Sidmouth is one of the great institutions of British folk music - a week long festival that's been running for over 50 years.

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  • folk music bands that you enjoy?

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  • Isla has been singing folk songs in public since the age of ten.

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  • Inspiration comes from his neighbors, teachers, and collecting folk songs in Yugoslavia.

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  • formative influences were the contemporary greats of the folk revival.

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  • T hey are looking volunteers to add realistic special effects to give folk a real fright on the way round.

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  • The cerebral cortexes of older folk are too hardened up to let such frippery in.

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  • frown deeply on folk taking too long to eat thier meal.

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  • We really have become too gutless to stop folk doing covers, I feel.

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  • It cares nothing for reputation or popularity: the concoctions of Nobel laureates and folk healers play by the same rules.

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  • heart-rending tales of everyday folk in the back half of an F1 grid.

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  • heave know what Jerusalem's like at Passover - absolutely heaving, stuffed full of folk!

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  • In 1404 the legendary Welsh folk hero Owain Glyndwr convened a parliament here during his military campaign for Welsh autonomy.

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  • The Devil's cloven hoof is perhaps one of the most common articles of folk belief.

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  • Modern research has validated long-standing folk medicine practices of using horsetail to mend connective tissue and bone.

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  • Browse the folk crafts and sample the brightly hued tropical fruits and you'll begin to get a taste of Antigua's true flavors.

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  • immortalized in the song ' The Old Black Rum ' by the Newfoundland folk group Great Big Sea.

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  • Are you planning any new material for Sebadoh and/or The folk implosion in the near future?

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  • Another welcome low budget indie release from the nice folk at Cryptkeeper?

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  • Doctors are given a small financial inducement for doing occasional medical check-ups on older folk.

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  • The Order of perpetual indulgence is more than just a bunch of folk in holy drag.

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  • Dave and John have been massively influential over the years in their meticulous research and presentation of many folk events.

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  • infuriate infuriating for numerous reasons (stop saying ' folk ' !

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  • Now, archeologists cut a trench through territory once inhabited by folk they find interesting.

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  • Best Album of the year & instrumentalist of the Year - BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2002.

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  • interweavee plot is interwoven with an Ethiopian folk story, Kind Man, Cruel Man.

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  • Our repertoire mainly comprises well known Irish folk songs to get the audience singing and lively jigs and reels to set the toes tapping.

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  • Children were taught folk songs " Do ye ken John Peel?

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  • The only minority they do n't kowtow to is country folk.

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  • law-abiding folk retired on comfortable pensions.

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  • A lovely album from a singer who represents the lifeblood of British folk.

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  • like-minded folk around the globe.

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  • Harte also argues that fairy lore has an elite, courtly rather folk origin.

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  • There is folk lore to say there used to be a Roman temple up at the top end of Beer.

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  • macabre folk tale, Snow White.

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  • Program includes madrigals, Gospel music, Icelandic folk music, and an opportunity to meet the singers afterward.

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  • What happens when folk medicine and professional biomedicine are used at the same time?

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  • mewling babies and coughing old folk.

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  • mixed bag of folk.

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  • Once on Easdale Island we visit the local folk museum, where we learn about the life of the former slate mining community.

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  • Outside Brittany, another outpost of folk music is central France.

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  • They made their comments after an American folk musician was told to pack her guitar by a street warden outside Camden Town Tube station.

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  • needy folk around here. It is more the way the UDM have done it that is wrong.

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  • It was a real joy to see probably the world's most accomplished box player encouraging a newcomer to the world of folk!

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  • noticeable that the number of folk who talk to me in the street has greatly increased.

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  • nowt as queer as folk!

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  • Folklore and folk custom, by their nature, are manifestations of primarily oral cultures.

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  • ordinary folk must be equally vexed.

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  • Issue 34 includes features on Jim Moray English folk music's wonderkid on why he's happy to remain an outsider.

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  • Secondly, folk music consisted of simple short forms, a basically pentatonic scale, and simple language.

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  • From psychedelic folk to space prog The Beta Band, made some of the most intriguing, yet wilfully perverse music of the â90s.

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  • pixie folk: there were no tiny loaves of bread, no acorn cups filled with honey.

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  • Its vibrant restaurants specialize in delicious fresh fish, kebabs and marinated pork and very many have folk groups and dancing.

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  • posits of folk psychology fail to refer to anything.

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  • When we visited there was a very striking exhibition examining how African folk art has influenced primitivism in western art.

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  • They also sang folk songs and wrote and read prose and poetry.

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  • In what sense, if any, is ` folk psychology ' a theory?

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  • queer as folk, is there?

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  • queer folk.

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  • A brilliant raconteur, he'll be interviewed by Colin Irwin, perhaps folk's best-known journalist.

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  • rake's progress: New Adventures In Folk Music " the new portal site for British folk music.

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  • You'll recognize them; them, they're the ' eccentric ' folk who drift from place to place making utterly random comments.

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  • raptures of delight by the folk fans and music critics alike.

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  • The rise of Fascism led to an identification of folk studies with deeply reactionary or racist ideology.

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  • Wretched is the likeness of folk who deny the revelations of Allah.

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  • Landing in Greenwich Village NY, the urban folk revival was still in full swing.

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  • The younger generation, tho, doesn't realize how much it owes to American and British folk revivalists of the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • Capsaicin has been used for many treatments including rheumatism, in folk medicine.

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  • Folk dance groups played an important role in our career.

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  • The golden rules are; Never drink eat or dance with faerie folk.

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  • samba drumming and folk tunes.

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  • modem secular folk, of course, pretend otherwise.

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  • sellout success of this year's Folk on the Coast Festival has prompted organizers to start preparation work already for the 2007 event.

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  • shakuhachi flute and vocals of Japanese folk songs arranged by him.

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  • Rites of passage as sung by a sultry folk singer?

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  • No, no, he's a folk singer.

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  • All of her friends said how lucky she was and how they wished the little folk would leave them a shiny sixpence.

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  • nature sleuths sought Bedfordshire folk who love listening for the patter of tiny feet should contact the Forestry Commission right away.

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  • He's scarily clever and doing his phd on data archiving for the folk at CERN who build atom smashers... .

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  • Fairport Convention also included a smattering of songs by various folk artists.

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  • Isla has been singing folk songs in public since the age of ten.

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  • traditional Irish folk music songbook and tune-book - some 200+ favorite Irish music, tunes and songs in a 3 part collection.

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  • folk revival songbook - 70+ popular folk songs associated with the 60's folk revival.

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  • Benjamin Wetherill, a singer- songwriter with the chilling looks of H.P Lovecraft played a beautiful set of songs inspired by medieval folk.

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  • Venereum Arvum work primarily with folk and medieval material, but they don't deal in easily digestible sound bites.

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  • This February BBC Four shines the spotlight on Britain's rich musical heritage with a season of programming devoted to folk.

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  • In the ensuing folk rock stampede, Vanguard never did reap the huge folk rock sales of Columbia or even its indie rival Elektra.

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  • Also ceilidhs, barn dances and all the usual other folk staples.

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  • And there are loads of folk who think the Italian let-off absolutely stinks.

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  • sultry folk singer?

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  • Book Online: The Memory Band Headlining the first Arcadia at the Arts Center is folk supergroup The Memory Band.

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  • Many Midwinter customs and folk superstitions are also connected to St. Andrew ' s day.

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  • It is suffused with " magic realism " a folk surrealism in which people fly and mysterious juxtapositions are the norm.

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  • What about using folk tales to talk about globalization?

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  • territory once inhabited by folk they find interesting.

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  • Following the tradition of Mercury Rev and Arcade Fire, this six-piece combine small-town folk with rock theatrics.

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  • thrifty folk, we'd saved on the van hire and opted to do the weekend in cars.

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  • Each track feels timeless yet is undeniably steeped in 60âs folk, Walker Brothers production and a Leonard Cohen temperament.

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  • They include well known local performer Ben Blance with his blend of folk tinged with rock.

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  • Passionate words, lively tunes and complex rhythms reflect the richness of the Nicaraguan folk tradition.

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  • Al Stewart: The true life adventures of a folk rock troubadour.

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  • It is a traditional folk tune that had been covered by Bob Dylan.

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  • The singer uses the Japanese folk style playing the ukulele, more info on her cna be obtained here at JVC Music.

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  • unlettered folk who know the Scripture not except from hearsay.

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  • Sought out by the dying Lord Merton, she is taken to his estate in the Northern Isles where the Folk are particularly unruly.

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  • Valenti then moved upstate to San Francisco, where the folk circuit was much more healthy.

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  • Lead vocalist wanted Lead vocalist wanted Lead vocalist to jam with folk guitarist.

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  • The distinctive tune was based on South African folk music played on a penny whistle.

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  • whittleitain the Boy Scouts took on folk ideas: camping, building fires, whittling sticks.

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  • And here wis me thinkin ' mod wis a movement comprised ay working class folk.

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  • Sudden and rapid death during psychological stress: folklore or folk wisdom?

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  • woodcraft folk?

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  • wrestlely the summer residents host a local fair with folk dancing, exhibitions and a wrestling contest.

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  • wrongdoing folk.

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  • There is no evidence to show that the Hernici ever spoke a really different dialect from the Latins; but one or two glosses indicate that they had certain peculiarities of vocabulary, such as might be expected among folk who clung to their local customs. Their name, however, with its Co-termination, classes them along with the Co-tribes, like the Volsci, who would seem to have been earlier inhabitants of the west coast of Italy, rather than with the tribes whose names were formed with the No-suffix.

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  • They naturally take their rise among an agricultural folk.

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  • With these names must clearly be judged the forms Tusci and Etrusci, although these forms must not be regarded as anything but the names given to the Etruscans by the folk among whom they settled.

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  • No record, no folk tales, as in the case of the Maoris origin.

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  • In disposition the Australians are a bright, laughter-loving folk, but they are treacherous, untruthful and hold human life cheaply.

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  • The relations of their bishops, priests or other ministers and lay office-bearers inter se and to their lay folk depend upon contract; and these Y P P contracts will be enforced by the ordinary courts of law.

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  • It provided for the visitation of the clergy by the bishop, and for the power of the clergy to exclude their lay folk from the Holy Communion, subject to appeal to the bishop. Both minor and major excommunication had been in use, and for a long time public penance was required.

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  • The discovery of the inscription of a later king of Moab (q.v.) has proved that the east-Jordanic tribes were no uncivilized or barbaric folk; material wealth, a considerable religious and political organization, and the cultivation of letters (as exemplified in the style of the inscription) portray conditions which allow us to form some conception of life in Israel itself.

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  • 14), and in the allusion to the same prehistoric folk in the account of the spies (Num.

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  • The Lancelot story, in its rise and development, belongs exclusively to the later stage of Arthurian romance; it was a story for the court, not for the folk, and it lacks alike the dramatic force and human appeal of the genuine "popular" tale.

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  • Among this Semitic folk is to be observed a great variety of immigrant stocks, settled in isolated patches, which have done much to contaminate the masses about them.

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  • Malayan folk, who are the dominant race of the Malay Peninsula and of the Malay Archipelago.

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  • The general state of the island when the Japanese assumed possession was that the plain of Giran on the eastern coast and the hill-districts were inhabited by semibarbarous folk, the western plains by Chinese of a degraded type, and that between the two there existed a traditional and continuous feud, leading to mutual displays of merciless and murderous violence.

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  • Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.

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  • In the Augustan age the population of Alexandria was estimated at 300,000 free folk, in addition to an immense number of slaves.

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  • His pupil then went abroad, but Law was left at Putney, where he remained in Gibbon's house for more than ten years, acting as a religious guide not only to the family but to a number of earnest-minded folk who came to consult him.

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  • They are fond of singing and dancing, and are a gentle-mannered and hospitable folk.

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  • It has been said that the city is " east-windy " and the folk " west-endy."

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  • Even at the present day the wardrobe of the Sinaitic Bedouin is much more complicated than that of their female folk.

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  • 4 Ordinary folk could not claim these honours, and in Egypt, where shaving was practically universal, artificial beards were worn upon solemn occasions as a peculiar duty.

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  • This poem has the additional interest of showing the racial antipathy between the "Inglis"- speaking inhabitants of the Lothians and the "Scots" or Gaelic-speaking folk of the west country.

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  • The folk songs are the truest and most interesting national literature.

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  • Cuming, In the Shadow of the Pagoda (London, 1893), With the Jungle Folk (London, 1897); Max and Bertha Ferrars, Burma (London, 1900); H.

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  • Rameses' successor, Mineptah, remained on terms with the Kheta folk; but in the reign of Rameses III.

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  • In the 5th century Pindar ascribes to Aegimius the institutions of the Peloponnesian Dorians, and describes them as the " Dorian folk of Hyllus and Aegimius," and as " originating from Pindus " (Pyth.

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  • As evidence of an intrusion of northerly folk, however, the distribution of dialects remains important.

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  • Marriage with one's own folk (cf.

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  • In 1900 its population was 852,712 (all but wholly Romanist), of whom more than half were German-speaking, and many in the south Italian-speaking, while in certain side valleys of the Adige system the quaint old Ladin dialect, still surviving also in the Swiss Engadine, is the prevailing tongue; in the southern half of the region there are a few German-speaking among the Italian-speaking folk.

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  • His tastes were singularly modest, his manners rather reserved, but always kind and considerate for humble folk.

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  • These tribes have been subject to the intrusion from the south of more recent Bantu folk, such as the Yao, belonging to the Ama-Zulu branch of the race, while from the north there has been an immigration of Hamito-Negroid peoples.

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  • " Have no pity on the poor folk; stab, smite, throttle, who can!"

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  • Farther east, Nantucket, a smaller island of triangular shape, is likewise the home of a seafaring folk who still retain in some degree primitive habits, though summer visitors are more and more affecting its life.

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  • After the original and exclusively English immigration from 1620 to 1640 there was nothing like regular foreign immigration until the 19th century; and it was a favourite assertion of Dr Palfrey that the blood of the fishing folk on Cape Cod was more purely English through two centuries than that of the inhabitants of any English county.

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  • (Philadelphia, 1822-1890); The American Race (New York, 1891); Gustav Bruhl, Die Culturvolker Amerikas (Cincinnati, 1889); Desire Charnay, The Ancient Cities of the New World (New York, 1887); Frank Cushing, Zuni Folk Tales (New York, 1901); William H.

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  • He lived in La Torre till his death in 1862, and the name of the English benefactor is still revered by the simple folk of the valleys.

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  • Besides such regular churches in London and the provinces under the early Stuarts, there were also numerous "conventicles" composed of very humble folk, such as the eleven about London which Bishop Joseph Hall (1574-1656) reports in 1631, and which he states in 1640 had grown to some eighty.

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  • They are a quiet and inoffensive folk, who dwell in stockaded encampments, and preserve their ancestral language and customs. For an account of early Indian civilization in Costa Rica, see Central America: Archaeology.

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  • Moreover, in the universal unrest and oversetting of all authority, Christianity itself was in danger of perishing, not only as the result of the cultured paganism of the Renaissance, but also through the brutish ignorance of the common folk, deprived now of their traditional religious restraints.

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  • Thus, animism is in some directions little developed, so far as we can see, among the Australian aborigines; but from those who know them best we learn that they believe in innumerable spirits and bush bogies, which wander, especially at night, and can be held at bay by means of fire; with this belief may be compared the ascription in European folk belief of prophylactic properties to iron.

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  • Euphemistically they are addressed as mubarakin, " blessed ones," as we say "the good folk" or "the people of peace."

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  • Folk Lore Has Always Been The Most Essentially French Of All Imaginative Influences In Canadian Life; And The Songs Are The Quintessence Of The Lore.

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  • Not That The Folk Songs Have No Local Variants.

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  • And The Canadian Folk Singer, Though In A Land Of Myriad Springs, Still Goes A La Claire Fontaine Of His Ancestral Fancy; While The Lullabies His Mother Sang Him, Like The Love Songs With Which He Serenades His Blonde, Were Nearly All Sung Throughout The Normandy Of Le Grand Monarque.

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  • The Habitant Was Separated From Oldworld Changes Two Centuries Ago By Difference Of Place And Circumstances, While He Has Hitherto Been Safeguarded From Many New World Changes By The Segregative Influences Of Race, Religion, Language And Custom; And So His Folk Lore Still Remains The Intimate Alter Et Idem Of What It Was In The Days Of The Great Pioneers.

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  • Gerin Lajoie Was A Mere Lad When The Exile Of Some Compatriots Inspired Le Canadien Errant, Which Immediately Became A Universal Folk Song.

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  • They were companions of St Columba and their efforts to convert the folk to Christianity seem to have impressed the popular imagination, for several islands bear the epithet "Papa" in commemoration of the preachers.

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  • The village folk are mainly engaged in making toys, and carving crucifixes, rosaries and images of saints.

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  • In the article Volsci it is shown that the addition of the -no- suffix is often a mark of the conquest of an original -co- folk by a Safine tribe.

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  • The folk of Latium after the Safine conquest were no longer Latiares but Latini; and over against the old name Quiritis was the new Populus Romanus.

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  • Several collections of folk songs have also been published by A.

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  • Egyptian monks gradually won over the country folk, and in 402, under the influence of Theodosius and Porphyry the local bishop, the Marneion was destroyed and the cross made politically supreme.

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  • " wrote Cardinal Jacques de Vitry early in the 13th century (Exempla, p. 64, Folk Lore Soc. 1890).

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  • Hudson Taylor in 1853 went to China as the agent of a number of folk in England who feared that missionary work was becoming too mechanical.

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  • Yet large as the terms were, the emperor would probably have been well advised to grant them; but Honorius was one of those timid and feeble folk who are equally unable to make war or peace, and refused to look beyond the question of his own personal safety, guaranteed as it was by the dikes and marshes of Ravenna.

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  • It tells that the colonists in Greenland found "both broken cayaks (canoes) and stone implements, whereby it may be seen that the same kind of folk had been there as they which inhabited Vinland, and whom the men of Greenland (i.e.

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  • tertiarii, from tertius, third), associations of lay folk in connexion with the Mendicant Orders.

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  • The two languages undoubtedly existed side by side during the last century B.C., Latin being alone recognized officially and in society, while Oscan was preserved mainly by intercourse with the country folk who frequented the market.

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  • And the king claims that missions sent by him to certain Greek kingdoms that he names had resulted in the folk there conforming themselves to his religion.

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  • Here he rescued the pagan folk from an impending famine, sent preachers to the Isle of Wight and founded a monastery at Selsey.

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  • There were still traditions of the hardships inflicted upon the common folk by the expeditions of Charlemagne, and it is supposed that they anticipated similar evils in the event of his empire being restored.

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  • In old Greece men now said that the Greek folk was hemmed in between the barbarian Artaxerxes on the one side and Dionysius, master and planter of barbarians, on the other.

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  • Dayrell, Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria (London, 1910).

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  • The same year and the next he contributed to Mr Walter Scott's "Camelot Series," edited by Ernest Rhys, Fairy and Folk Tales, a collection of Irish folklore, and Tales from Carleton, with original introductions.

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  • (Various writers) Vort Folk i det nittende Aarhundrede (Copenhagen, 1899 et seq.), illustrated; J.

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  • His talent reached its height in the novel called Little Folk (1880), a most admirable study of lower middle-class life in Copenhagen.

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  • He attempted no subjects at all commensurate with those of his great woodcuts, but contented himself for the most part with Madonnas, single figures of scripture or of the saints, some nude mythologies of a kind wholly new in northern art and founded upon the impressions received in Italy, and groups, sometimes bordering on the satirical, of humble folk and peasants.

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  • Old legends represent him as having exterminated the Picts to the last man; and the Picts become, hi popular tradition, a mythical folk, hardly human, to whom great feats, including the building of Glasgow cathedral, are attributed, as the walls of Tiryns and Mycenae in Greece were traditionally assigned to the energy of the Cyclopes.

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  • Historians of the north have distinguished as the " Viking Age " (Vikingertiden) the time when the Scandinavian folk first by their widespread piracies brought themselves forcibly into the notice of all the Christian peoples of western Europe.

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  • We know that at the same time that some Scandinavian folk were harrying all the western lands, others were founding Garbariki (Russia) in the east; others were pressing still farther south till they came in contact with the eastern empire in Constantinople, which the northern folk knew as MikillgarOr (Mikklegard); so that when Hasting and Bjorn had sailed to Luna in the gulf of Genoa the northern folk had almost put a girdle round the Christian world.

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  • There is every evidence that the vikings were not a mere lawless folk - that is, in their internal relations - but that a system of laws existed among them which was generally respected.

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  • In certain material possessions - those, in fact, belonging to their trade, which was war and naval adventure - these viking folk were ahead of the Christian nations: in shipbuilding, for example.

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  • The rowers in each vessel, though among the northern folk these were free men and warriors, not slaves as in the Roman and Carthaginian galleys, would yet need to be supplemented by a contingent of fighting men, marines, in addition to their crew.

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  • Bugge's Vikingerne (1904-6) is a study of the moral and social side of the vikings, or, one should rather say, of the earliest Scandinavian folk.

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  • Once more we come across a mysterious limitation of His powers: " He could not do there any miracle," save the cure of a few sick folk; and He marvelled because of their want of faith.

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  • It differs in character from the Galilean ministry: for among the simple, unsophisticated folk of Galilee Jesus presents Himself as a healer and helper and teacher, keeping in the background as far as possible His claim to be the Messiah; whereas in Jerusalem His authority is challenged at His first appearance, the element of controversy is never absent, His relation to God is from the outset the vital issue, and consequently His Divine claim is of necessity made explicit.

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  • These agree with the more or less clear allusions in the Old Testament to myths of creation, Eden, deluge, mountain of gods, Titanic folk, world-dragons, heavenly hosts, &c., and also with the unearthed seals, tablets, altars, &c. representing mythical ideas.

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  • The villages on the sea-coast are inhabited by a Malayan population, and the northern and western portions of the island are occupied by a light-coloured Malay folk akin to the natives of the eastern Celebes.

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  • The habit of allowing their meat to putrefy before regarding it as fit for food, and of encouraging children of tender age to drink to intoxication, accounts for absence of old folk and the heavy mortality which are to be observed among the Muruts of British North Borneo and some of the other more debased tribes of the interior of the island.

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  • The most advanced folk were the "Chamorros" of the Ladrones, owing to the greater natural resources of the islands, and perhaps more frequent contact with influences from the west; but as a separate people they no longer exist, having been nearly exterminated by the Spaniards in the 17th century.

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  • They are an industrious honest folk, chiefly engaged in trade and as physicians, scribes, and so on.

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  • We may fairly say that natural and untaught people had more of the just intuition that was needed than learned folk trained in the schools.

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  • Marett proposed the term " Animatism," Folk Lore (1900), xi.

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  • See his treatise on The Making of Religion (1898), and Hartland's article on " The ' High Gods ' of Australia," Folk Lore (1898), ix.

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  • These estates remained subject to the superior ownership of the folk and of the king: they could eventually be taken back by the latter and, in any case, the heir of a holder of folkland had to be confirmed in possession by the king.

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  • A weekly paper, the Morning Light, is published, as well as monthly magazines for adults (the New Church Magazine) and young folk.

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  • Over a mile south of Mold, on the right of the road to Nerquis, is the "Tower" (15th century, but perhaps restored in the 18th), where, in 1465 or 1 475, the royal chieftain, Rheinallt ab Gruffyd ad Bleddyn, hanged Robert Byrne, mayor of Chester, and subsequently burned alive some 200 Chester folk who tried to 'arrest him.

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  • Saints and good people are always depicted full face, the devil and all bad folk are shown in profile.

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  • 680; that these converted part of the old mountain folk, who already held some kind of Incarnationist creed; and that their first patriarch and his successors, for about 500 years at any rate, were Monothelite, and perhaps also Monophysite.

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  • The Frisian peasants and fisher folk loved their independence, and were equally refractory to the rule of any distant overlord, whether count or bishop. Dirk VI.

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  • Folk Herbert S.

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  • In Paul Gerhardt the movement found a singer whose hymns are genuine folk poetry.

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  • Their preservation was due to the enlightened energy of the principal at the time of the Reformation, who armed his folk to save the building from the barons of the Mearns after they had robbed St Machar's of its bells and lead.

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  • They are a shy, harmless, simple folk, living chiefly by hunting; they lime birds, catch fish by poisoning the water, and are skilled in getting wild honey; they have bows with iron-pointed arrows and breed hunting dogs.

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  • At Kingswood Hill, Bristol, his addresses to the colliers soon attracted crowds, and his voice was so clear and powerful that it could reach 20,000 folk.

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  • The Wycliffites were a feeble folk, compelled to subterraneous ways, and destitute of learned leaders or powerful supporters.

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  • The attractions of the Spanish Main converted the seafaring folk of south-west England into hardy Protestants, who could on conscientious as well as other grounds contest a papal allocation the of new worlds to Spain and Portugal.

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  • The Hauran Druses are a vigorous, independent folk, with a well-deserved reputation for courage, very astute, and hospitable to Europeans, especially the British, with whom they have an old tradition of friendship. But, like most persecuted but semiindependent peoples, they are both cruel, and, by our standards, treacherous.

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  • Leaving Belgrade in 1875, he resumed his seat in the Diet, and shortly afterwards founded the journal Kelet Nepe, or Eastern Folk, in which he defended the vigorous policy of Andrassy.

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  • case the meaning would be the "land's end folk."

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  • and 4.75 ft., respectively (Archivio 1 Hence they have been supposed by many to be the originals of the "little folk" of Scandinavian legend.

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  • Reusch, Folk og natur i Finmarken (1895); K.

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  • Elsewhere, says an elaborate report, all the English folk were of " Irish language and Irish condition," except in the cities and walled towns.

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  • The country folk would eat you..

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  • Religion may here be defined as the conception of divine, or at least supernatural powers entertained by men in moments of gratitude or of need and distress, in hours of weakness, when, as Homer says, " all folk yearn after the gods."

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  • From the natives of northern and central Australia to the actors in the ritual of Adonis, or the folk among whom arose the customs of crowning the May king or the king of the May, all peoples have done magic to encourage the breeding of animals as part of the food supply, and to stimulate the growth of plants, wild or cultivated.

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  • There is a large body of myths about the Alcheringa folk, or Mura-Mura (see Spencer and Gillen, Native Tribes of Central Australia, Native Tribes of Northern Australia, and Howitt, Native Tribes of SouthEastern Australia), and the myths of their wanderings, prodigies and institution of rites and magic are represented in the dances of the mysteries.

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  • The belief in these Mura-Mura or Alcheringa folk may obviously develop, in favourable circumstances, into a polytheism like that of Greece, or of Egypt, or of the Maoris.

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  • Among the Arunta, the Alcheringa folk are part of a strangely elaborate theory of evolution and of animism, which leaves no room for a creative being, or for a future life of the spirit, which is merely reincarnated at intervals.

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  • The legends are survivals of a time in which natural phenomena were regarded, not as we regard them, but as persons, and savage persons, Alcheringa folk, in fact, and became the centres of legends in the savage manner.

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  • These primitive societies of tall, fair-skinned warriors, blueeyed and red-haired, were gradually organized into political bodies of various kindskingdoms, republics and ~ federationsand divided into districts or pagi (pays) InsWztto which divisions the minds of the country folk have tiotis of remained faithfully attached ever since.

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  • Even the rentiers of the Htel-de-Ville, big and little, usually very peaceable folk, were excited by the curtailment of their incomes, and in 1639 and 1642 were roused to fury.

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  • All we know of their subsequent political condition is that after the Social war the folk of Cliternia and Nersae appear united in a res publica Aequiculorum, which was a municipium of the ordinary type (C.I.L.

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  • settlers characteristically enough tried to live by farming, they speedily became perforce a sea-faring folk.

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  • Great differences of opinion have arisen as to the origin and ethnographical relations of the terramara folk.

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  • It's the only one worth remembering; but since that... it's only been tormenting folk.

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  • Well, there 's nowt so queer as folk, is there?

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  • I must say that the Conservative Party have attracted some very queer folk.

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  • A brilliant raconteur, he'll be interviewed by Colin Irwin, perhaps folk 's best-known journalist.

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  • The Rake 's Progress: New Adventures In Folk Music the new portal site for British folk music.

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  • You'll recognize them; them, they 're the ' eccentric ' folk who drift from place to place making utterly random comments.

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  • Their unique blend of voices in unaccompanied singing was received with raptures of delight by the folk fans and music critics alike.

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  • The rise of Fascism led to an identification of folk studies with deeply reactionary or racist ideology.

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  • James labeled the sins of those folk in stark, ugly and repulsive terms.

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  • Wretched is the likeness of folk who deny the revelations of Allah.

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  • Landing in Greenwich Village NY, the urban folk revival was still in full swing.

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  • The younger generation, tho, does n't realize how much it owes to American and British folk revivalists of the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • Capsaicin has been used for many treatments including rheumatism, in folk medicine.

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  • In addition to an evening concert, three participatory workshops cover folk guitar playing, samba drumming and folk tunes.

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  • Sound carries easily on the still moorland air which is why the little folk heard every scornful word that Mabel had just uttered.

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  • Modem secular folk, of course, pretend otherwise.

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  • THE sellout success of this year 's Folk on the Coast Festival has prompted organizers to start preparation work already for the 2007 event.

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  • Joji 's concert programs also include Joji 's performances of shakuhachi flute and vocals of Japanese folk songs arranged by him.

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  • I Wanna Hold Your Hand in an English folk club complete with singalong chorus from the audience.

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  • Rites of passage as sung by a sultry folk singer?

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  • All of her friends said how lucky she was and how they wished the little folk would leave them a shiny sixpence.

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  • Nature sleuths sought Bedfordshire folk who love listening for the patter of tiny feet should contact the Forestry Commission right away.

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  • He 's scarily clever and doing his phd on data archiving for the folk at CERN who build atom smashers....

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  • Fairport Convention also included a smattering of songs by various folk artists.

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  • Traditional Irish folk music songbook and tune-book - some 200+ favorite Irish music, tunes and songs in a 3 part collection.

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  • Folk revival songbook - 70+ popular folk songs associated with the 60's folk revival.

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  • Benjamin Wetherill, a singer- songwriter with the chilling looks of H.P Lovecraft played a beautiful set of songs inspired by medieval folk.

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  • Venereum Arvum work primarily with folk and medieval material, but they do n't deal in easily digestible sound bites.

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  • This February BBC Four shines the spotlight on Britain 's rich musical heritage with a season of programming devoted to folk.

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  • In the ensuing folk rock stampede, Vanguard never did reap the huge folk rock sales of Columbia or even its indie rival Elektra.

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  • Also ceilidhs, barn dances and all the usual other folk staples.

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  • And there are loads of folk who think the Italian let-off absolutely stinks.

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  • She joined the folk supergroup Equation in 1995 as a replacement for another singing sensation, Kate Rusby.

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  • Book Online: The Memory Band Headlining the first Arcadia at the Arts Center is folk supergroup The Memory Band.

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  • Many Midwinter customs and folk superstitions are also connected to St. Andrew ' s day.

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  • It is suffused with " magic realism " a folk surrealism in which people fly and mysterious juxtapositions are the norm.

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  • Squashee Phil Hardy showed his folk roots with the tear-jerker âScotland Is My Homeâ, which, factually, is hard to argue with.

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  • Following the tradition of Mercury Rev and Arcade Fire, this six-piece combine small-town folk with rock theatrics.

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  • Being thrifty folk, we 'd saved on the van hire and opted to do the weekend in cars.

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  • Then we wandered round various bars where jazz & folk groups were entertaining the thronging masses.

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  • Each track feels timeless yet is undeniably steeped in 60âs folk, Walker Brothers production and a Leonard Cohen temperament.

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  • They include well known local performer Ben Blance with his blend of folk tinged with rock.

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  • Passionate words, lively tunes and complex rhythms reflect the richness of the Nicaraguan folk tradition.

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  • Al Stewart: The true life adventures of a folk rock troubadour.

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  • It is a traditional folk tune that had been covered by Bob Dylan.

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  • The singer uses the Japanese folk style playing the ukulele, more info on her cna be obtained here at JVC Music.

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  • Well known on the local folk scene from the 70's for his comic compositions, singing and playing his ukulele banjo.

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  • Among them are unlettered folk who know the Scripture not except from hearsay.

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  • Sought out by the dying Lord Merton, she is taken to his estate in the Northern Isles where the Folk are particularly unruly.

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  • Valenti then moved upstate to San Francisco, where the folk circuit was much more healthy.

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  • Lead vocalist Wanted Lead vocalist to jam with folk guitarist.

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  • Two media folk in Millbank regularly wager bets on how long certain politicians can go in an interview without uttering their favorite words.

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  • In Britain the Boy Scouts took on folk ideas: camping, building fires, whittling sticks.

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  • And here wis me thinkin ' mod wis a movement comprised ay working class folk.

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  • Sudden and rapid death during psychological stress: Folklore or folk wisdom?

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  • Comments: Hey whats goin ' on, people of the woodcraft folk?

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  • In July the summer residents host a local fair with folk dancing, exhibitions and a wrestling contest.

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