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Folk lore, old customs, and superstitions in Shakespeare land

James Harvey Bloom

Folk lore, old customs, and superstitions in Shakespeare land

by James Harvey Bloom

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Published by Norwood Editions in [Norwood, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Warwickshire (England),
  • England,
  • Warwickshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- England -- Warwickshire.,
    • Warwickshire (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1929 ed. published by Mitchell, Hughes, and Clarke, London.

      Statementby J. Harvey Bloom.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.W3 B48 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 167 p.
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5052069M
      ISBN 100883050552
      LC Control Number74013658
      OCLC/WorldCa984112

        J. Harvey Bloom, Folk Lore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare’s Land (London: Mitchell Hughes and Clarke, ), p. C.S. Wharton, “The Folklore of South Warwickshire” (self-published thesis or dissertation, ), p. One particular gem is a book entitled "Folk Lore, Old Customes and Superstitions in Shakespeare Land" by Harvey Bloom. This includes local legends such as that of the wart charmer, many unusual uses for snails and a cure for styes that involves rubbing a .

      Anyone who gazes upon their midnight glee are themselves damned to die or be turned to stone. J. Harvey Bloom's book 'Folk-Lore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare's Land' recalls how a farmer would shut his gates around the stones and would find them open the next day, even if fastened by padlocks and chains.   Folk-Lore/Volume 20/Superstitions and Survivals amongst Shepherds. (The Book of Sun-dials, edit. , p. 24), that "to 'carve out dials' was the way in which the shepherd boy beguiled his time," and apparently supposes the above passage to refer to the carving out of portable sundials.

        Superintendent Spooner — who had seen at once the ritualistic nature of the killing — gave Fabian, along with the Holland book, another one called Folk Lore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare-Land by J. Harvey Bloom, a local clergyman. W elsh folk-lore is almost inexhaustible, and of great importance to the historian and others. Indeed, without a knowledge of the past traditions, customs and superstitions of the people, the history of a country is not complete. In this book I deal chiefly with the three counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, technically known in the present day as .


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Folklore, Old Customs and Superstitions in Shakespeare Land, by J. Harvey Bloom,Mitchell Hughes and Clarke.