Category: North America

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Walpurgis Night and Beltane

May 1st is truly a unique day, as the horror of the mysterious witches’ magic of Walpurgis Night (= the night from April 30th to May 1st) is followed on the gray morning by...

THE SQUIRE (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD 0

THE SQUIRE (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD

An old bear in a scarlet peltCame next, old Squire Harridew,His eyebrows gave a man the grueSo bushy and so fierce they were;He had a bitter tongue to swear.A fierce, hot, hard, old, stupid...

THE GOLDEN AGE  (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD 0

THE GOLDEN AGE (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD

Charles Copse, of Copse Hold Manor, thrustNext into view. In face and limbThe beauty and the grace of himWere like the golden age returned.His grave eyes steadily discernedThe good in men and what was...

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FARMER BENNETT (REYNARD THE FOX, 1920) by JOHN MASEFIELD

Old Farmer Bennett followed these Upon his big-boned savage black Whose mule-teeth yellowed to bite back Whatever came within his reach. Old Bennett sat him like a leech. The grim old rider seemed to...