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The True Legend Of Saint Dunstan And The Devil: Showing How The Horse Shoe Came To Be A Charm Against Witchcraft

Edward G. Flight

""The True Legend of Saint Dunstan and the Devil"" by Edward G. Flight is a book that tells the story of Saint Dunstan and his encounter with the devil. According to the legend, Saint Dunstan was a skilled blacksmith who was visited by the devil in the form of a beautiful woman. The devil tried to seduce him, but Saint Dunstan recognized the devil and used his blacksmith skills to trap the devil's nose in a pair of hot tongs.The devil begged for mercy, and Saint Dunstan agreed to release him on the condition that he would never enter a house with a horseshoe on the door. This is how the horseshoe came to be a charm against witchcraft.The book provides a detailed account of the legend of Saint Dunstan and the devil, and explores the history and symbolism of the horseshoe as a charm against witchcraft. It also includes illustrations and photographs to help bring the story to life. This book is a fascinating read for anyone interested in folklore, history, or the supernatural.This Quaint Victorian Text Tells A Humorous Tale Explaining How Saint Dunstan Of Glastonbury Beat The Devil With The Protective Use Of The Horse Shoe.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 68
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.16in - 0.25lb
  • EAN: 9781428604704
  • Categories: Animal Sports - EquestrianAnimals - HorsesHorses