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From the INTRODUCTION. MANY of the stories in this volume were told by an old man who said he had more and better learning nor the scholars. "The like of them," he declared, "do be filled with conceit out of books, and the most of it only nonsense; 'tis myself has the real old knowledge was handed down from the ancient times." The spread of education and cheap literature robbed him of audience: the boys read of adventure by land and sea, the girls interested themselves in the fate of heroes with marble-white complexion ...

Folk Tales of Breffny 2017, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781547193691

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