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" At the village of Holne, situated on one of the Spurs of Dartmoor, is a field of about two acres, the property of the parish, and called the Ploy (Play) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high. On May morning,... "
Folklore - Page 21
redigeeritud poolt - 1891
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The National Miscellany: A Magazine of General Literature, 1. köide

1853
...from the same source, is, or was a few years since, annually observed in the wild parts of Devonshire. At the village of Holne, situated on one of the Spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the Ploy (Play) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high. On May...
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Notes & Queries, 7. köide

William White - 1853
...from the same source, is, or was a few years since, annually observed in the wild parts of Devonshire. At the village of Holne, situated on one of the Spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the Ploy (Play) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high. On May...
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Chambers's Encyclop¿dia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, 2. köide

1868
...similar to the Celtic Beltane. An 'Old Holne Curate,' writing to Notes and Queries in 1853, eays : ' At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the Ploy (play) Field. In the centre of tliia stands a granite pillar (Menhir) 6 or 7 feet high. On May morning,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., 2. köide

1868
...writing to Notes and Queries in 1853, says : ' At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spnra z %ݍ p `tA Ѧ 狙 s ~֮5G < !5 TN 8 6N\m < y& ؉ Ԓd t (play) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) 6 or 7 feet high. On May morning,...
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Chambers's Encyclop¿dia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., 2. köide

1870
...similar to the Celtic Beltane. An ' Old Holne Curate,' writing to Notes and Quería in 1853, nays: 'At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs...is a field of about two acres, the property of the parUh, and called the Ploy (pby) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) 0 or...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., 8. köide

1876
...JEWITT." 1st. S. vi. 135. 1852. (D.) For Bells see also 498. A. ab 37. BELSTONE. 418. 38. BELTANE. "At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the Ploy (Play) Field. In the centre of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high. On May...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., 2. köide

1880
...to the Celtic beltane. An "Old Holne Curate." writing to No'i1* iun! Qnri-ift in 1SÎ3, says: '• At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs of Dartmoor, is a field of about two acres, the properly of the parish, and called the ploy (play) field. In the center of this stands a granite pillar...
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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, 2. köide

1890
...similar to the Celtic beltane. An "Old Holnc Curate." writing to Notes and Queries in 1853, says: " At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the ploy (play) field. In the center of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) 6 or 7 ft. high. On May morning,...
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The Village Community: With Special Reference to the Origin and Form of Its ...

George Laurence Gomme - 1890 - 299 lehte
...which have survived among peasant beliefs to modern times.4 4. At the village of Holne, in Devonshire, is a field of about two acres, the property of the parish, called Ploy field. In the centre stands a granite pillar, 6 feet or 7 feet high. On May morning, before...
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Departed Gods: The Gods of Our Forefathers

Jason Nelson Fradenburgh - 1891 - 462 lehte
...compelled to leap three times over the flames." In England similar observances have been described : " At the village of Holne, situated on one of the spurs...acres, the property of the parish, and called the ploy (play) field. In the center of this stands a granite pillar (Menhir) six or seven feet high. On May...
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