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  • Are they viciouth?

    January 5, 2013

  • "Yeth-hounds, hounds without heads, supposed to be animated by the spirits of children who have died without baptism. 'These hounds are believed,' says Mr. Halliwell, who quotes a superstition current in Devonshire, 'to ramble among the woods at night, making wailing noises.'"

    from The Lost Beauties of the English Language, Charles Mackay, 1876

    January 5, 2013