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Popular Romances of the West of England, or the Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall (Classic Reprint)

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Title
Popular Romances of the West of England, or the Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall (Classic Reprint)
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Paperback / softback
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Forgotten Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20180421

Excerpt from Popular Romances of the West of England, or the Drolls, Traditions, and Superstitions of Old Cornwall

T just, from his home in Penwith, being weary of having little to do, except offering prayers for the tin ners and fishermen, went on a visit to the hospitable St Keverne, who had fixed his hermitage in a well-selected spot, not far from the Lizard headland. The holy brothers rejoiced together, and in full feeding and deep drinking they pleasantly passed the time. St Just gloried in the goodly chalice from which he drank the richest of wines, and envied St Keverne the possession of a cup of such rare value. Again and again did he pledge St Keverne; their holy bond of brotherhood was to be for ever; Heaven was to witness the purity of their friendship, and to the world they were to become patterns of ecclesiastical love.

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