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Blowhard, Esq. writes: If a horse or other cattle is elf-shot, take docks seed and Scottish wax and let a man sing twelve masses over them and put holy water on the horse or cattle. Have the herbs always with you. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “A few miles from here a frost-stiffened wood waits and keeps watch above a mere; the overhanging bank is a maze of tree-roots mirrored in its surface. At night there, something uncanny happens: the water burns. And … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sometimes at pagan shrines they vowed offerings to idols, swore oaths that the killer of souls might come to their aid and save the people. That was their way, their heathenish hope; deep in their hearts they remembered … Continue reading

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