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Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland

By Gregory, Augusta

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Title: Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland  
Author: Gregory, Augusta
Language: English
Subject: Sacred Texts, Celtic Folklore, Ireland
Collections: Sacred Texts
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Publisher: G. P. Putman's sons


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Augusta, G. (1920). Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland. Retrieved from

Description: To gather folk-lore one needs, I think, leisure, patience, reverence, and a good memory. I tried not to change or alter anything, but to write down the very words in which the story had been told. Sometimes Mr. Yeats was with me at the telling; or I would take him to hear for himself something I had been told, that he might be sure I had missed or added nothing. I filled many copybooks, and came to have a very faithful memory for all sides of folk-lore, stories of saints, of heroes, of giants and enchanters, as well as for these visions. For this I have had to pay the penalty by losing in some measure that useful and practical side of memory that is concerned with names and dates and the multiplication table, and the numbers on friends' houses in a street.


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