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" I forbear to speak of his cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel : all which are lively represented in a glass window of that church, than which, you shall see few fairer of one roof."] TURKISH GUK IN ST. "
The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon - Page 337
by Tristram Risdon - 1811 - 442 pages
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The calendar of the Anglican church illustrated: With brief accounts of the ...

Church of England - Christian art and symbolism - 1851 - 384 pages
...Christ began to preach His Holy Name in this desolate place, then overspread with brakes and woods. I forbear to speak of his cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that Church"." 8. Hreaca, F., c. 550. One of the...
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The north Devon hand book

George Tugwell - 1857
...credit, if it be true. Historians write, that in foreign countries they cause red deer to draw, and milk their hinds : of which Giraldus maketh no wonder,...than which you shall see few fairer of one roof." In EDWARD the Confessors days, this town and manor were the King's demesne. After the conquest, "William...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1863
...but avoucheth, that he had seen the same often used in Wales, where he did eat cheese made of hinds' milk. I forbear to speak of his cow, his staff, his...than which, you shall see few fairer of one roof."] TURKISH GUK IN ST. JAMES'S PARK. — I have referred in vain to Cunningham's Handbook, Brayley's Londiniana,...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1863 - 120 pages
...ch. is a problem for the archaeologist. " I forbear," says Lelaud (Itiu.) " to speak of S. Branock 's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that ch." This has long perished. On the coast,...
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The Dictionary of Religion: An Encyclopedia of Christian and Other Religious ...

William Benham - Religion - 1887 - 1148 pages
...Somersetshire. He is commemorated on January 7th. The antiquary, Leland writes in the reign of Henry VIII., " I forbear to speak of his cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of ' Bramtou ' Church." Brasenose College. [OXFORD,...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Devonshire

John Murray (Firm) - Devon (England) - 1887 - 301 pages
...ch. is a problem for the archaeologist. " I forbear," says Leland (Itiu.), "to speak of S. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that ch." This has long perished, and the full...
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The Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past, Volume 25

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1892
...Ibid., 217. BRAUNTON : ST. BRANOCK'S WELL. " I forbear," says Leland (Itin\ " to speak of St. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that church."— Ibid., 256. DORSETSHIRE. CEKNE...
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The Legendary Lore of the Holy Wells of England: Including Rivers, Lakes ...

Robert Charles Hope - England - 1893 - 222 pages
...Ibid., 217. BRAUNTON : ST. BRANOCK's WELL. " I forbear," says Leland (Itin.\ " to speak of St. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that church." — Ibid., 256. DORSETSHIRE. UPWEV...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Devon

John Murray - Devon (England) - 1895 - 348 pages
...curious ch. is 'em for the archaeologist. "I forbear," says Leland (Hin.), " to speak of Si. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that ch." This has long perished, and the full...
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The Lives of the Saints, Volume 7

Sabine Baring-Gould - Christian saints - 1898
...by the sow and her little pigs. Leland, in his llinerary, says, " I forbear to speak of S. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that church." This has long perished. Of Abel...
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