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" In the summer, still a few are to be seen in the water in deep devotion up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well, or threading the arch between well and well a prescribed number... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 32
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1779
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: God's promises

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - English drama - 1780
...formerly very great ; and, thougfc eonliderably diminilhed, there are lull to be feen in the fummer a few in the water in deep devotion up to their chins for...performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well ; or threading the arch between well and well a prefpribed number of times. The legend of St. Wenefrede...
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A Tour Through the South of England, Wales, and Part of Ireland: Made During ...

Edward Daniel Clarke - Great Britain - 1793 - 403 pages
...has confiderably decreafed. The greateft number are from Lancafhire. In the fummer a few are ftill to be feen in the water, in deep devotion, up to their...performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well, or threading the arch between tween the bafon and the well a prefcriied number of times. A crowned...
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The History of the Parishes of Whiteford and Holywell

Thomas Pennant - Holywell (Wales) - 1796 - 172 pages
...late years to thefe Fontqnalia has confiderably decreafed ; the greateft number are from Latica/hire. In the fummer, ftill a few are to be feen in the water...performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well ; or threading the arch between well and well A prefcribed number of times. I am forry to fay that...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810
...he seen, in the summer, a few in the water, in deep devotion, up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers; or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well ; or threading the arch between well and well a prescribed number of times. The legend of Sť Wenefrede...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science

Edward Polehampton - 1815
...summer a few are still to be seen in the water, in deep devotion, up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a • number of evolutions round the polygonal well. In the year l6$6 James II. visited thisTvell, and received as a reward, a present of the very shift...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 3

E. Polehamton - 1815
...summer a few are still to be seen in the water, in deep devotion, up to their chins lor hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well. In the year 1686 James II. visited this well, and received as a reward, a present of the very shift...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Wonder - 1821 - 660 pages
...the summer a few are to be seen in the water, in deep devotion, up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well." It might have been supposed that the present enlightened age would have been secure against a repetition...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 3

1824
...summer a few are still to be seen in the water, in deep devotion, up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well." It might have been supposed that the present enlightened age would have been secure against a repetition...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - English drama - 1825
...still to be seen in the summer a few in the water in deep devotion up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions...well j or threading the arch between well and well a prescribed number of times. The legend of St. Wenefrede is well known. Those who desire more information...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...the summer, ftill a few are to be seen in the water, in deep u up to their chins for hours, sending up their prayers, or performing a number of evolutions round the polygonal well ; or threading the arches between and the well a prescribed number of times.' An attempt to revive...
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