The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia Volume 11

The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...traced to a Spanish origin. The Russians have lyrlcoepic poems, of which some, in old Russian, are excellent. A curious circumstance in this connection is the resemblance which appears between the B. of peoples often widely separated and distinct in race, the same incidents, and sometimes the same story, recurring. This may have been due to the great popularity of these poems during the mediirval period, and their wide extension in consequence. Probably the Crusades had much to do with this.--See BABD, FABLIAUX, Joiioi.i: i'it, Lav, Missnsixoaa, Miss'riti: i., h'isici.uiioi."iv-liisn, RoIaxcn, R4)lJNDl-11..itY, TBOIYBADOUR, 'I'itouvian, iicc.--r. is. To compose or sing ballads; to allude to, or make mention of, in ballads. Bll'lssdcr, Bl.LADl!B', n. A writer of ballads. Bll'lIll-lll0Is'l!l', n. An itinerant vender of ballads. Ba! haddrln, a town of Ireland, co. Mayo, 30 m. EN. of Castlebar: pop. about l, -i00. Blll&'IlllI0l'Q', a village of Ireland, near Roscreit. in Queen s co. The ruins of ltlonaincha Abbey are near this place. Bisllssghy, it village of Ireland, co. Londonderry, l8 m. from Uoleralno. Baflalsac, in 011:1/ornia, a mining camp of Sierra co., Z5 tn. N. of Downievillc. B&sl'l&I'l&. a town of Victoria, S. Australia, 75 miles W.N.W. of Melbourne. It is famous for its gold-fields, unrivalled for the fineness of the metal they yield.. (189-5) 46,036. B8 '.lI'(l, in Kenliiclry, a western county, separated from Mimouri and llliiiois by the Uhio river. It is watered by_ Mayfield's Creek. Surface, undulatin and wooded; zgglesiaegtligofvrtile. Partly poor. Oap Wqcklifie. Pop. nai'iai-dsvme. in xeiaioq, a village of Oldham co., about 3U m. E. by N. of Louisville. Bssfllsrdswllle, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 984 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921402
  • 9781236921406