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He , and only he , heard what sounded like singing , ' a natural kind of singing
one might call it , reminiscent of the waves and the wind . Yet it was certainly
neither of these , for there was about it a human quality , disturbing and evocative
Indeed , at Mashowa in 1820 the missionary John Campbell saw a dead rhino of
a new kind which he illustrated in his book about his experiences as ' a unicorn ' .
Campbell is thus unique in being the only man in modern times to bring home ...
Lamia seems to have been a Libyan goddess of some kind , whose cruel cult
was suppressed by Greek invaders , Robert Graves suggests . The face came
from the gorgon masks worn by her priestesses during rites in which infants were
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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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