Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art
Person:
Wright, Thomas Fairholt, Frederick William
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1429385
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1430565
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ihaggy, and rough, and monftrouily deformed." According to a mediaeval 
Rory, which was told in different forms, a great man's cellar was once 
haunted by thefe demons, who drank all his Wine, while the owner was 
totally at a lots to account for its rapid difappearance. After many 
unfuccefsful attempts to difcover the depredators, forne one, probably 
fufpedting the truth, fuggeited that he ihould mark one of the barrels 
with holy water, and next morning a demon, much refembling the 
defcription given by Giraldus, was found Ruck faft to the barrel. It is 
told all'0 of Edward the Confefibr, that he once went to fee the tribute 
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Na. 35. Tlze Demon zftlze Trmfure, 
called the Danegeld, and it was ihown to him all packed up in great 
barrels ready to be fent away-for this appears to have been the ufual 
mode of tranfporting large quantities of money. The faintly king had 
the faculty of being able to fee fpiritual beings-a fort of fpiritual fecond- 
fight 
 "Formam quandam villosam, hispidam, et hirsutam, 
deformem." Girald. Camb., Itiner. Camb., lib. i. c. 5- 
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