The plate represents a country maccaronara; for so are called those public houses where nothing but macaroni is sold; and no village is without them. The Neapolitan macaroni is easily known by not being twisted like that of Genoa, but straight, or bent only at one end.
Medieval musical instruments. Stringed instruments. The harp, the psaltery, the rota, the lute, the mandora, the guitar, the zither and the citole.
Italy. Traditional costumes from the end of the 16th century. Venetian women. Luxury of the Venetian courtesan. Transportation. Pack animals, Gondolas.
Egyptian home appliances. Household utensils. The amphora, vases, vessels. Boxes of ointments and perfumes. The styles of the shovels.
The close costume of the 14th century. Knights and squires habit of dressing. The footwear. The main piece of clothing for women at that time was the cotte hardie, a close-fitting, short-sleeved skirt, which made the body shapes stand out plastically.
The Illuminati and the Freemasons. Freemasonry and the French Revolution. The Order of Perfectibilists. The Rosicrucians, the Asiatic Brethren, the African Masterbuilders, the Swedish Rite.
Omens and superstitions of southern India by Edgar Thurston. Magic and Magicians. Exorcists and devil – dancers. The practice of magic.
THERE is, however, the living vampire, distinct and separate from the dead species.
The annexed is a Buddhist prayer-charm.
When the country has suffered from prolonged drought, Buddhist priests offer prayer, and perform the ceremony
These charms are employed by Taoist priests, Tao-shi, who use them for the purpose of informing “Yen-li” the God of Fire, that such a family has suffered from a conflagration.