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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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The Book of Table-talk, Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane - Anecdotes - 1836
...may match old Aubrey's spirit, which showed itself not far from Cirencester in the year 1670; and " being demanded whether a good spirit or a bad, returned...with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang." II. NAMES OF AUTHORS IN THE MIDDLE AGES. M. BAILLET, in his Jugemens des Savans (reprint of 1723),...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...following succint and businesslike memorandum of a ghost-seer. " Anno 1670. Not far from Cirencestec was an apparition. Being demanded whether a good spirit...with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang. MW Lilly believes it was a fairie. So Propertius, • oimii.i finierat; lenues secessit in auras, Mausil...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...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....whether a good spirit or a bad, returned no answer, Vit disappeared with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang. MW Lilly believes it was a (urie....
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The lay of the purple falcon; a metrical romance [by R. Curzon].

Robert Curzon (14th baron Zouche.) - 1847
...in "Aubrey's Miscellanies," octavo, 1696, page 67, it is said, "Anno 1670, not far from Cyrencester, was an apparition : Being demanded, whether a good...answer, but disappeared with a curious perfume, and a most melodious twang. Mr. W. Lilly believes it was a farie." So Propertius, — Omnia finierit ;...
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The Book of table-talk [ed. by C. MacFarlane].

Book - 1847
...may match old Aubrey's spirit, which showed itself not far from Cirencester in the year 1670 ; and " being demanded whether a good spirit or a bad, returned...with a curious perfume, and most melodious twang." VOL. i. D II. NAMES OF AUTHORS IN THE MIDDLE AGES. M. BAILLET, in his ' Jugemens des Savans' (reprint...
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The Life of William Shakespeare: Including Many Particulars Respecting the ...

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Dramatists, English - 1848 - 336 pages
...This might be abundantly illustrated from Aubrey's works, eg "Anno 1670, not far from Cyreneester, was an apparition. Being demanded whether a good spirit...a bad, returned no answer, but disappeared with a eurious perfume and moil tnelodious twanff." — Miseellanies, ed. 1696, p. 67. singular eireumstanee...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 25

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1849
...perhaps, better known than most of Aubrey's collection : — •• Anno 1670, not far from Cyreneester, 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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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: 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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