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any one refuses, they drag him into the water and break his arms.

About Morlaix the people are afraid of evil beings they call Teurst. One of these, called Teurstapoulict, appears in the likeness of some domestic animal *.

In the district of Vannes is a colossal spirit called Teus t, or Bugelnoz, who appears clothed in white between midnight and two in the morning. His office is to rescue victims from the Devil. He spreads his mantle over them, and they are secure. The Devil comes over the ocean; but, unable to endure the look of the good spirit, he sinks down again, and, the object of the spirit accomplished, he vanishes.

So the Yorkshire Bar-gaist. + The Dusii of Gaul are mentioned by St. Augustine and Isidore of Seville. It seems to be the origin of our Deuce.

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Najadi ed Amadriadi, e Semidee,
Oreadi, e Napee, or siete sole.


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