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Page viii - to investigate, preserve, and illustrate all ancient monuments of the history, manners, customs, and arts of our forefathers...
Page 355 - Index, and that all transactions published in and since that year will find their place in the series. To make this work complete an index of the transactions from the beginning of archaeological societies down to the year 1890 needs to be published. This Index is already completed in MS. form, and the first part will be ready by March next.
Page 355 - Every effort is made to keep its contents up to date and continuous, but it is obvious that the difficulties are great unless the assistance of the societies is obtained. If for any reason the papers of a society are not indexed in the year to which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this...
Page 355 - Single copies of the yearly Index may be obtained. Many of the societies in union with the Society of Antiquaries take a sufficient number of copies to issue with their transactions to each of their members. The more this plan is extended the less will be the cost of the Index to each society.
Page 109 - ... men must have perished had they not been changed into birds. First they were changed into birds and afterwards into stars in the sky, where they now are, Gidgereegah and Ouarrian with the kangaroo between them, still bearing the names that they bore on the earth. Meamei the Seven Sisters WURRUNNAH had had a Long day's hunting, and he came back to the camp tired and hungry. He asked his old mother for durrie, but she said there was none left. Then he asked some of the other blacks to give him...
Page 355 - ... to which they properly belong the plan is to include them in the following year ; and whenever the papers of societies are brought into the Index for the first time they are then indexed from the year 1891. By this means it will be seen that the year 1891 is treated as the commencing year for the annual Index, and that all transactions published in and since that year will find their place in the series.
Page viii - Special meetings may be held at any time by order of the President or on written request of three Directors or nine stockholders.
Page 111 - The Meamei went, taking with them their combos with which to cut the bark. They went each to a different tree, and each, with a strong hit, drove her combo into the bark. As she did so, each felt the tree that her combo had struck rising higher out of the ground and bearing her upward with it. Higher and higher grew the pine trees, and still on them, higher and higher from the earth, went the two girls. Hearing no chopping after the first hits, Wurrunnah came towards the pines to see what was keeping...
Page 252 - ... chapel of Gressingham, if I had any right ; and if any of mine or of my heirs shall move a question against the aforesaid churches and monks concerning the aforesaid chapel, I and my heirs will stand faithfully with the said monks against him, and will defend their right to the best of our power. I have also granted that whosoever shall hold the church of Melling by my presentation or that of my heirs shall execute a juratory obligation to the said monks that he will pay annually, in charity,...
Page 9 - Thus, then, the Benedictines may be regarded as, in fact, the farmers, the thinkers and writers, the artists, and the schoolmasters of mediaeval Europe; and this brief imperfect sketch of their enlightened and enlightening influence, is given here merely as an introduction to the artistic treatment...