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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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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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Sir Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Volume 2

Thomas Finlayson Henderson - Ballads, English - 1902
...-i* -trrts. . •,.• 11. • •! i- & <c- - • 4. 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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Culture and Enchantment

Mark A. Schneider - Social Science - 1993 - 225 pages
...remain; all are most deeply thanked. The Logic of Enchantment Anno 1670, not far from Cyrencester, was an Apparition; Being demanded, whether a good Spirit or a bad? Returned no answer, but departed with a curious Perfume and a most melodious Twang. Aubrey, Miscellanies ( 1696) John Aubrey...
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Aubrey's Brief Lives

John Aubrey, Oliver Lawson Dick, Edmund Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 408 pages
...to see so sudden a Change. And then gathered up and vanished. 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. Thomas Triplett [Born 1603. Divine. Educated at St. Paul's School and Christ Church, Oxford....
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...company, and of a very ready and pleasant smooth wit. AUCTORITATES ARISTOTEUS • WH AUDF.N 1 Anno ih~o, not far from Cirencester, was an apparition; being...a bad? returned no answer, but disappeared with a furious perfume and most melodious twang. Mr W. Lilly believes it was a fairy. Miscellanies Ih9h)...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border

Walter Scott - Poetry - 2006 - 429 pages
...from the following succinct and business-like memorandum of a ghost-seer. "Anno 1670. Not far from 181 Cirencester was an apparition. Being demanded whether...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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