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" Anno 1670. Not far from Cirencester was an apparition. Being demanded whether a good spirit or a bad, returned no answer, but disappeared with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang. "
Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects - Page 81
by John Aubrey - 1857 - 227 pages
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, System of universal knowledge

Encyclopaedia - 1855
...which Sir W. Scott very aptly describes as " a succinct and business-like memorandum of a ghost seer." "Anno 1670, not far from Cirencester was an apparition...finierat: tenues secessit in auras: Mansit odor; posses scire fuisse Deam." In England, under the real magic of the Elizabethan poets, a milder tone has been...
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Wild Oats and Dead Leaves

Albert Smith - English essays - 1860 - 359 pages
...is, perhaps, better known than most of Aubrey's collection: " Anno 1670, not far from Cyrencester, was an Apparition ; being demanded whether a good...most melodious twang. Mr. W. Lilly believes it was a farie." This is certainly unsatisfactory ; the locality is hazily defined, and the detail not well...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads

Walter Scott - Ballads, Scots - 1868 - 544 pages
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: ballads, collected by sir W. Scott. Repr ...

1869
...these beings, if we may judge from the following succinct and business-like memorandum of a ghost-seer. "Anno 1670. Not far from Cirencester was an apparition....with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang. MW Lilly believes it was a fairie. So Propertius, ' Omnia finierat ; tenues secessit in auras, Mansit...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volume 1

Ballads, English - 1873
...these beings, if we may judge from the following succinct and business-like memorandum of a ghost-seer. "Anno 1670. Not far from Cirencester was an apparition....with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang. MW Lilly believes it was a fairie. So Propertius, ' Omnia finierat ; tonnes secesait in auras, Mansit...
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All the Year Round, Volume 13; Volume 33

1875
...which forces you to laugh, while you are supposed to be horrified. Scott has taken one of the best. " Anno 1670. Not far from Cirencester, was an apparition : being demanded whether a good spirit or bad, it returned no answer, but instantly disappeared with a curious perfume, and a most melodious...
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Gloucestershire Notes and Queries, Volume 1

Gloucestershire (England) - 1881
...following is in Aubrey's Miscellanies (ed. 1857), p. 81, and must be taken for what it is worth : — "Anno 1670, not far from Cirencester, was an apparition...believes it was a fairy. So Propertius. Omnia finierat ; temies secessit in auras : Mannit odor ; pauses scircfuiase Dcarn. Here, her speech ending, fled...
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Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

John Aubrey, Sir Thomas Browne - Norfolk (England) - 1890 - 301 pages
...but at last would be restored." This Lord Middleton had a great friendship with the Laird Bocconi, and they had made an agreement, that the first of...: being demanded, whether a good spirit, or a bad 1 returned no answer, but disappeared with a curious perfume and most melodious twang. Mr. W. Lilly...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 271

English periodicals - 1891
...visitor from another world in the same happy fashion as did an "apparition at Cirencester in 1670," who, being demanded whether a good spirit or a bad ? returned...disappeared with a curious perfume and most melodious twang " ; to the amazement of the famous astrologer, Mr. W. Lilly, who believed it was a fairy, though Aubrey...
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