Birds in Legend, Fable and Folklore by Ernest Ingersoll

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Author Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
LoC No. 23017974
Title Birds in Legend, Fable and Folklore
Contents A chat with the intending reader -- Birds as national emblems -- An ornithological comedy of errors -- The folklore of bird migration -- Noah's messengers -- Birds in Christian tradition and festival -- Birds as symbols and badges -- Black feathers make black birds -- The familiar of witches -- A flock of fabulous fowls -- From ancient auguries to modern rainbirds -- A primitive view of the origin of species -- Birds and the lightning -- Legends in an historical setting -- Some pretty Indian stories.
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Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net (This file was
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Birds -- Folklore
Subject Birds -- Miscellanea
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EBook-No. 59598
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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