Curiosities of Olden Times by S. Baring-Gould

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Author Baring-Gould, S. (Sabine), 1834-1924
Title Curiosities of Olden Times
Contents The meaning of mourning -- Curiosities of cypher -- Strange wills -- Queer culprits -- Ghosts in court -- Strange pains and penalties -- What are women made of? -- "Flagellum salutis" -- "Hermippus redivivus" -- The Baroness de Beausoleil -- Some crazy saints -- The jackass of Vanvres -- A mysterious vale -- King Robert of Sicily -- Sortes sacræ -- Chiapa chocolate -- The Philosopher's Stone.
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Language English
LoC Class AG: General Works: Dictionaries and other general reference books
Subject Curiosities and wonders
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EBook-No. 41546
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jun 15, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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