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These mermaids belong more to the history of art rather than to natural history. ...
In 887 another Irish mermaid was recorded, sandwiched between the holding of
a famous fair and the death of a chieftain : A mermaid was cast ashore by the ...
A mermaid would make a curious change of work for the local state pathologist.
In 1833 there was another encounter in Scotland with a mermaid, which was
reported to Dr Robert Hamilton, professor of Natural History at Edinburgh
Chapter S1x : THE MERMAID General Bassett, F. S. : Legends and Superstitions
of Sailors and the Sea. London, 1885. Bennett, Alfred Gordan : The Mermaid
Myth', in Focus on the Unknown. London, 1953, pp. 39-64. Benwell, Gwen and ...
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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