How Did it Begin?: Customs & Superstitions, and Their Romantic Origins, Volumul 10
D. McKay Company, 1966 - 352 pagini
Customs, superstitions, habits, and expressions that abound in daily life in such areas as etiquette, birth, marriage, death, fashions, medicine, magic, sports, religion, and the Armed Forces. Highly entertaining as well as informative.
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It was then that he renamed the dessert and , recalling the moment of its first creation , gave it the description it has carried ever since - Peach Melba . MELBA TOAST Melba Toast made its debut as a mere accident .
However , an ancient Chinese legend gave its own explanation , associating the animals high status with a dream incident in the life of Moyë , a mythical mother figure . The story goes that one day Moyë was walking along a river bank ...
When that had been done , he gave instructions to his architect for the erection of a building of unprecedented magnificence . The edifice , the sole residence on Palatine Hill , soon was identified with that name and became known as ...
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LibraryThing ReviewComentariu Utilizator - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing
This is a book that was a product of its times - it has some interesting facts, but the author is of a different age - for example, he kept referring to "primitive people". Also, a few things were ... Citește recenzia completă
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A good collection of different beliefs, customs, and superstitions, with good explanations of origin and significance through the ages. I read this partly for bits of information that might make good ... Citește recenzia completă
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