The Lives of the British Saints: The Saints of Wales and Cornwall and Such Irish Saints as Have Dedications in Britain, Volum 1

For the honourable Society of cymmrodorion, by C. J. Clark, 1907

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Side 16 - Let it rest on the head of Joab, and on all his father's house; and let there not fail from the house of ' Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.
Side 171 - So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.
Side 63 - Chuailgne in full ; and they said that they knew of it but fragments only. Senchan then spoke to his pupils to know which of them would go into the countries of Leilia to learn the Tain, which the Sai had taken 'eastwards' after the Cuilmenn. Emine, the grandson of Nininé, and Muirgen, Senchan's own son, set out to go to the East".
Side 244 - The youth of green savannahs spake, And many an endless, endless lake With all its fairy crowds Of islands, that together lie As quietly as spots of sky Among the evening clouds.
Side 310 - Brecheinoc, and from whom it derived this name. The British histories testify that he had four and twenty daughters, all of whom, dedicated from their youth to religious observances, happily ended their lives in sanctity. There are many churches in Wales distinguished by their names, one of which, situated on the summit of a hill near Brecheinoc, and not far from the castle of Aberhodni, is called the church of St.
Side 266 - Brigit, take charge of your own fire, for this night belongs to you.' She then leaves the fire, and in the morning it is found that the fire has not gone out, and that the usual quantity of fuel has been used.
Side 140 - Of whom it is apparent, that though he was not regenerated by baptism, yet he was cleansed by the washing of his own blood, and rendered worthy to enter the kingdom of heaven. Then the judge, astonished at the novelty of so many heavenly miracles, ordered the persecution to cease immediately, beginning to honour the death of the saints, by which he before thought they might have been diverted from the Christian faith.
Side 326 - ... had first appeared and began her note on a stone called St. Byrnach's Stone, being curiously wrought with sundry sorts of knots, standing upright in the churchyard of this parish : and one year staying very long, and the priest and the people expecting her accustomed coming (for I account this bird of the feminine gender), came at last, lighting on the said stone, her accustomed preaching-place, and being scarce able once to sound the note, presently fell dead.
Side 44 - But why should I say more? they left their cities, abandoned the protection of the wall and dispersed themselves in flight more desperately than before. The enemy, on the other hand, pursued them with more unrelenting cruelty than before, and butchered our countrymen like sheep...
Side 316 - Drayton, whilst not denying the existence of twenty-four daughters to Brychan, says that they all underwent metamorphosis by becoming so many rivers. He is very probably incorporating some tradition, now lost. He says : — For Brecan was a Prince once fortunate and great (Who. dying, lent his name to that his nobler seat) With twice...

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