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They are creatures of man ' s imagination . Once they haunted the empty spaces
of the world . But as the world grows smaller , and the last realms of mystery and
romance are opened up for development , they have found their final refuge in ...
In this incident we can recognise an old acquaintance : the Triton from Tanagra .
Such artificial mermaids played a large part in keeping the legend of the mermaid
alive in the popular imagination . Another source of support for the legend were ...
Here the poet manages to suggest not only the mysterious manner in which the
unicorn exists as part of the fauna of the mind , but also the ambiguous elements
of both purity and virility that so appealed to the late Gothic imagination .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
I like a bestiary, and this is a nice one. It covers the more familiar mythical beasts, such as the unicorn, manticore, basilisk and co., but also the somewhat less well known, such as the barometz ... Read full review
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