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ON

POPULAR ANTIQUITIES:

CHIEFLY

ILLUSTRATING THE ORIGIN OF OUR

VULGAR CUSTOMS, CEREMONIES

AND SUPERSTITIONS.

BY JOHN BRAND, M.A.,

FELLOW AND SECRETARY OF THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON :

ARRANGED, REVISED, AND GREATLY ENLARGED FOR THIS EDITION,

BY SIR HENRY ELLIS, K.H. F.R.S. Sec. S.A., &c.,

PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

VOL. III.

“ Somnia, Terrores magicos, Miracula, Sagas,

Nocturnos Lemures, Portentaque Thessala rides ?" HORAT, EPIST. Lib.ii.
" Yet in the Vulgar this weak humor's bred,

They'll sooner be with idle Customs led,
Or fond opinions, such as they have store,
Than learn of Reason or of Vertue's lore.” WYTHERS.

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LONDON:
CHARLES KNIGHT AND CO., 22, LUDGATE STREET.

1842.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

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