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Man and His Superstitions

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The appeal of the myths cuts across lines of gender and sexual orientation; the mystic glamour of Freya and the maternal strength of Frigg attract modern women and the sexual free-spiritedness of Loki speaks to members of the LGBT community. Although she was placed in the heavens by Neptune, the sea-god saw fit to humiliate her one final time (and for all eternity). It is a common visual portrayal by painters all over Europe.
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The Wellspring, The: A Book of Seasonal Inspirations

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A cave was thus formed, with a depth of about five fathoms; and that large opening is there to this day, situate a little above the sea and close to the rocky fort where lived the well known Kapeepeekauila. Folklore is a complicated entity, just like mythology, but it tends to be a wider-umbrella as a term. In Irish folklore a Leprechaun is one of the faerie folk and are often associated with faerie forts, the ancient Celtic settlements.
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Prentice Hall Literature: Bronze

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Hoturapa's relatives sought vengeance and pursued the guilty pair who, in the course of a lengthy voyage, lived for some time in Aotearoa and named several of its features. Dubois, Thomas A.: Nordic Religions in the Viking Age ., ISBN= 0812217144. All the material was ready in no time (manawa ole), and Pi settled upon the night when the work was to be done. There are some that are called "hero stories"; these are stories of people who lived at one time, and who were immortalized by these stories of them.
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Folklore of Scottish Lochs and Springs

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He came with his fleets of war canoes; with his faithful koas, or fighting men, with his chiefs, and priests, and women, and their trains. This autumn I’ll be holding a new online course. Hurt by this revelation, Tyrion calls Jaime a cuckold in response (i.e. "[Cersei's] fucking Lancel, and Osmund Kettleblack, and probably Moon Boy too" --paraphrasing), before he murders Tywin & Shae. Some evils, fortunately few, the residue of unbelievable cruelty, refused to submit to any kind of control.
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Bengali Myths (The Legendary Past)

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The light-elves, known as ljásálfar, lived in the world called Alfheim, which the Vanir god Freyr ruled. There are sailors on that romantic coast who still talk of the green meadows of enchantment lying in the Irish channel to the west of Pembrokeshire. It emerges out of the mists of time, rooted deep in the heritage of Britain. So, add it all up and it makes perfect sense -- the four Stark children, minus Jon Snow (who's not a Stark) and Sansa (whose wolf is dead) represent Loki's pack of wargs.
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Some Account of the English Stage from the Restoration in

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The following specimen of old-fashioned gallantry is by Garrick: A goddess at her art defied, The hapless victim of her pride. Native Northwest coast Kwagulth people believed that owls represented both a deceased person and their newly-released soul. The moon is, in terms of distance, the closest heavenly body to earth. Proceeding along the sand at this place he was discerned by the retainers of the King and greeted with the shout, �Here comes the priest Kaopulupulu.� When the King heard this he was exceedingly pleased (pihoihoi loa) at the time, and on the priest�s meeting with King Kahahana he welcomed Kaopulupulu with loud rejoicing.
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In a Hungry Country: Essays by Simon Paneak

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The people were silent and filled with awe. But what this wikiPage is trying to address is compressing all the small historical elements and events that have taken place in the course of time since the creation of the Ainur by the God, Eru Illuvatar, or known as "the One". So vast and rich in our culture was folk tales that the Jamaican folk singers emerged and demonstrated them in musical forms to the world at large.
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The Hymns of Orpheus

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Holle unhitched the bulls from Her wagon and yoked them to a giant millstone named Seelbrecher ("Soul Crusher"). During the Middle Ages the theory was forgotten, but it was rediscovered in modern times. He was also the god of wealth, due to the precious metals mined from the earth. The mythology has masterpieces like Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. A teenage boy, Owen, and his sister, Melissa are haunted by a dark demon. Our culture is literally submerged in such references.
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African American Literature and the Classicist Tradition:

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That these myths were preserved at all is a surprise. When they had gone about half-way to the brink of the precipice, Kapeepeekauila exclaimed, �What is this? Nornir: the three wise goddesses, also called the Norns, who sit at the foot of Yggdrasil and weave the web of fate. There are many differences between the classical dragon and the Chinese dragon, these include the ability to fly even without wings, shape-shifting abilities, and of course the general benevolent behavior to the populace.
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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths (Brief Histories)

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Due to jealousy and trickery Rama is not appointed heir apparent. These sages might have realized that myths are: Easy to remember in an illiterate society in which ideas cannot be written nor read. The oaths Frigg forces out of all the world's things is representative of Cersei's warning to Joffrey, "Everyone who isn't us is an enemy" -- i.e. she sees everyone as potentially harmful to her precious little "Shining One", just like Frigg feared for Baldr.
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