Liber Landavensis, Llyfr Teilo, Or, the Ancient Register of the Cathedral Church of Llandaff [Microform]; From Mss. in the Libraries of Hengwrt, and of Jesus College, Oxford

Liber Landavensis, Llyfr Teilo, Or, the Ancient Register of the Cathedral Church of Llandaff [Microform]; From Mss. in the Libraries of Hengwrt, and of Jesus College, Oxford : With an English Translation and Explanatory Notes

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...not recover his health before he saw his son Samson, and that on his account he should receive the health of his body, and of his soul, at the same time. His relatives therefore sent messengers to him, requesting that he would visit his father, who was lying on the brink of death: but Samson affected with grief, said, "God is able without me to " heal the sick." At length, being prevailed on by the intreaty of the Abbot, he sent back the messengers, and consented that he would come: therefore, in the morning, having received the blessing of his Abbot, he commenced his journey with a young man, who was a deacon; and when they had passed through a great desert, they heard a dreadful voice near them. By this voice the deacon being frightened, left his horse, and throwing off his cloak, betook himself to flight; when a hairy and horned witch, who had a three pronged lance, and was flying through the woods, prostrated him half dead. But St. Samson proceeded intrepidly, and seeing the witch escaping at a. distance, called after her, saying, "In the name of Jesus "Christ, stop, and speak to me;" and he asked her, "Vho "art thou?" She answered, "I am a Vitch; my parents "have always been enemies to you, and no one of my kin" dred has dwelt in this wood except myself. I have eight "sisters, and a mother, who are still living, and dwell in "the farther wood, and I was given to my husband in this "desert, but because he is dead, I cannot depart from this "wood." To whom St. Samson said, "Canst thou restore "to life the brother whom thou hast smitten, and desist "from evil?" She answered, " Ieannot either cure him, or...show more

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