The Queen of the Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

The Queen of the Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

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The Queen of the Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

The Queen of the Air: Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm

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My days and strength have lately been much broken; and I never more felt the insufficiency of both than in preparing for the press the following desultory memoranda on a most noble subject. But I leave them now as they stand, for no time nor labour would be enough to complete them to my contentment; and I believe that they contain suggestions which may be followed with safety, by persons who are beginning to take interest in the aspects of mythology, which only recent investigation has removed from the region of conjecture into that of rational inquiry. I have some advantage, also, from my field work, in the interpretation of myths relating to natural phenomena; and I have had always near me, since we were at college together, a sure, and unweariedly kind, guide, in my friend Charles Newton, to whom we owe the finding of more treasure in . . .

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