Celtic Folklore Welsh and Manx
Library of Alexandria, 28. sep. 2020
TOWARDS the close of the seventies I began to collect Welsh folklore. I did so partly because others had set the example elsewhere, and partly in order to see whether Wales could boast of any story-tellers of the kind that delight the readers of Campbell'sPopular Tales of the West Highlands. I soon found what I was not wholly unprepared for, that as a rule I could not get a single story of any length from the mouths of any of my fellow countrymen, but a considerable number of bits of stories.
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Prw Milfach a Malfach, pedair Llualfach, Alfach ac Ali, pedair Ladi, Wynebwen
drwynog, tro i'r waun lidiog, Trech llyn y waun odyn, tair Pencethin, Tair caseg
ddu draw yn yr eithin 1. And into the lake they went out of sight, and there they
live to ...
11415, is to be found what purports to be a copy of a version of the Legend of
Llyn Syfaddon, as contained in a manuscript of Hugh Thomas' in the British
Museum. It is to the effect that the people of the neighbourhood have a story that
all the ...
at ffenestr eiystafell wely un noswaith arol hyn a'i annog i fod yn dirion wrth y
plant a'i bodhi yn aros gerllawy ty yn Llyn y Dywarchen. Y mae y traddodiad
hefyd yn ein hysbysu ddarfod i'r gwr hwn symud ifyw o Ddrws y Coed i Ystrad
In a note, Glasynys remarks that this tale is located in many districts without much
variation, except in the names of the places; this, however, could not apply to the
latter part, which suits Llyn y Dywarchen alone. With this account of the fairy ...
The name Llyn Cwm Ffynnon Las would have led one to suppose that the pool
meant is the one given in the ordnance maps as Llyn y Cwm Ffynnon, which I
presume to be gibberish for Llyn Cwm y Ffynnon, and situated in the mountains ...