Druids


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Druids


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Celtic people who, in Europe in ancient times, acted as judges, lawmakers and priests and practiced divination. Druids today use the Ogham staves as a means of divination.
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One day in returning from this spring by a circuitous path, I came upon a scene which reminded me of Stonehenge and the architectural labours of the Druids.
of the Heptarchy, but as those of the Druids, and to have furnished
It was once possibly known to the Druids by another name, and certainly to the Romans by another, and to the Saxons by another, and to the Normans by another; and a name more or less in the course of many centuries can be of little moment to its dusty chronicles.
The rounded Druids of whom she had caught glimpses in her drive, the rivers hurrying down from them to England, the carelessly modelled masses of the lower hills, thrilled her with poetry.
We don't believe in Egyptian mythology, but the Egyptians did; and I suppose even the Druids believed in Druidism.
Some of these--guesses, let us call them--seem to show that there was some sort of structure there when the Romans came, therefore it must have been a place of importance in Druid times--if indeed that was the beginning.
Then Cathbad the Druid, who was also at the feast, became exceeding sad.
The Marchioness of Steyne was of the renowned and ancient family of the Caerlyons, Marquises of Camelot, who have preserved the old faith ever since the conversion of the venerable Druid, their first ancestor, and whose pedigree goes far beyond the date of the arrival of King Brute in these islands.
The priestcraft of the East and West, of the Magian, Brahmin, Druid, and Inca, is expounded in the individual's private life.
Nomads entertain Cefn Druids on Saturday on the back of successive league defeats to Bangor and TNS.
THERE'S something almost Stonehenge about the idea of visiting Druids Heath at dawn on a cloudless, frosty morning in January.
IT'S as you were at the summit of the Alliance as Cefn Druids maintained a nine point lead over nearest challengers Caernarfon.