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Horseshoe or The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil

by Lewis M. Thompson

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Folklore & Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8060508M
    ISBN 100766166651
    ISBN 109780766166653

      An amusing and scholarly look at the fascinating stories behind&#;old-fashioned legends and superstition This collection investigates the origins of history's most intriguing old-fashioned superstitions, many of which people still find themselves abiding by today. Hundreds of the 5/5(1).   St. Dunstan, as the story goes, Once pulled the devil by the nose With red hot tongs, which made him roar, That could be heard ten miles or more. Today is the feast day of St. Dunstan. If you’re not familiar with the life and legends of St. Dunstan, they’re well-worth a bit of your time. Dunstan () was educated at Glastonbury Abbey.

      The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil: Showing How the Horseshoe Came to Be a Charm Against Witchcraft () by Edward G Flight, George Cruikshank, et al. | 10 Sep Paperback.   In , Edward Flight published a book explaining how the horseshoe came to be a charm against witchcraft and the devil, titled ‘The True Legend of St Dunstan and the Devil’. Bishop Dunstan, who lived in Britain from AD to AD, was .

      Centuries later, with more whimsy than reverence, Edward Flight and George Cruikshank presented the story of St. Dunstan, the Devil, and the lucky horse-shoe in The True Legend Of St Dunstan And The Devil; Showing How The Horse-Shoe Came to Be A Charm Against Witchcraft by Edward with eight woodcut illustrations by George Cruikshank, . Anthony P. Radford Sometimes when a British book is marketed in the US it is renamed for the new market. I think there are few people in the US who would know Dunstan more Sometimes when a British book is marketed in the US it is renamed for the new market. I think there are few people in the US who would know Dunstan and buy a book about him hence a change to "The /5.


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Horseshoe or The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil by Lewis M. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Taken from The Horse Shoe: The True Legend of Saint Dunstan and the Devil, Showing How the Horse-Shoe Came to be a Charm Against Witchcraft by Edward G Flight, with illustrations by George Cruikshank, engraved by John Thompson, 3rd edition, London, England, Text and illustrations available on the Project Gutenberg web site.

E-text prepared by Clare Boothby. The modern version of Dunstan's story was published in in the old and very long lyric poem, The Horse Shoe: The True Legend of St Dunstan and the Devil by Edward G. Flight, beautifully illustrated by George Cruikshank.

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The Horseshoe: The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the DevilAuthor: Lewis M. Thompson. The second legend regarding the Devil and St. Dunstan also occurred in Mayfield when the convent there had just been built.

The Devil appeared to St. Dunstan and said that he was going to knock down all the houses in the village. Dunstan bargained with the Devil and got him to agree to leave standing any house with a horseshoe on the : Clerk of Oxford.

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by edward g. flight. with illustrations by george cruikshank, engraved by john thompson. third edition. london: Originally published in as: The horse shoe: the true legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil. "Chiswick Press, printed by Whittingham and Wilkins"--Title page verso. Description: 62 pages: illustrations, coat of arms ; 19 cm: Other Titles: Horse shoe True legend of Saint Dunstan and the Devil: Responsibility.

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The horse shoe, the true legend of st. Dunstan and the Devil Item PreviewPages: Full text of "The horse shoe, the true legend of st. Dunstan and the Devil" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Historical development of the horseshoe Scientific American article from Project Gutenberg; The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil by Edward G. Flight, illustrated by George Cruikshank, published inand available from Project Gutenberg; Mair and Dicken collections of historical horseshoes in the Museum of English Rural Life.

Get this from a library. The horse shoe: the true legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil: showing how the horse-shoe came to be a charm against witchcraft. [Edward G Flight; George Cruikshank; John Thompson].

St Dunstan, as the story goes, Once pull’d the devil by the nose With red-hot tongs, which made him roar, That he was heard three miles or more. Another legend, tells of how Dunstan hobbled the devil by nailing a horse shoe to him, in a manner that caused him great pain.

The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil; Showing How the Horse-Shoe Came to Be a Charm Against Witchcraft: Author: Edward G. Flight: Publisher: Read Books Design, ISBN:Length: 62 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Free kindle book and Bibrec; Bibliographic Record.

Author: Flight, Edward G. Illustrator: Cruikshank, George, Title: The Horse Shoe The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil, Showing How the Horse-Shoe Came to Be a Charm against Witchcraft Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject.

COUPON: Rent Horseshoe or the True Legend of St. Duns 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. According to another legend, Satan returned again as a weary traveller in need of a horseshoe, Dunstan saw through the disguise once again and beat the Devil until he pleaded for mercy, and swore never to enter any house with a horseshoe above the door.

Not surprisingly the church is dedicated to St Dunstan. Buy The Horse Shoe: The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil by Flight, Edward G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(3). THE TRUE LEGEND OF ST. DUNSTAN AND THE DEVIL. BY EDWARD G. FLIGHT. PREFACE. The success of the first edition of this little work, compels its author to say a few words on the issue of a second.True Legend of Saint Dunstan and the Devil, by Edward G Flight; books. Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints; other sites in english.

Patron Saints and Their Feast Days, Australian Catholic Truth Society; A Clerk of Oxford: Dunstan and the Devil; A Clerk of Oxford: The Death of Saint Dunstan; Catholic Online; Celtic and Old English.

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