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" ... originally oriental ; but the adventures of Jason and Hercules, were popular tales in Europe, long before the supposed migration of Odin, or the birth of Mohammed. If magical rings were invented in Asia, it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion... "
Amadis of Gaul - Page xxi
1872 - 292 pages
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1803
...it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion into Europe. The Fairies and Ladies of the Lake, bear a closer resemblance to the Nymphs and Naiads of Rome...story, that it is wonderful it should ever have been successfulenough to provoke imitation. Tales of intrigue were becoming fashionable. Of these Juan de...
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 4

Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo - 1803
...it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion into Europe. The Fairies and Ladies of the Lake, bear a closer resemblance to the Nymphs and Naiads of Rome...Montemayor had newly introduced the Pastoral Romance j his Diana is so dull and worthless a story, that it is wonderful it should ever have been successful...
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Amadis of Gaul, Volume 1

1803
...it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion into Europe. The Fairies and Ladies of the Lake, bear a closer resemblance to the Nymphs and Naiads of Rome .and Greece, than to the Peris of the East. xxvn The reputation of the books of chivalry was declining, when Cervantes destroyed it. George of...
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Ward's miscellany (and family magazine).

1837
...Asia, it was Herodotus who introduced the fashion into Europe. The fairies and ladies of the lake bear a closer resemblance to the nymphs and naiads of Rome and Greece than to the peris of the East." In support of this dictum, laid down by so great an authority, it has been urged, that the " very peculiar...
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The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Volume 16

1917
...Asia, it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion into Europe? The fairies and ladies of the lake bear a closer resemblance to the nymphs and naiads of Rome and Greece, than to the peris of the East." J. Churton Collins' Greek Influence on English Poetry, p. 51. till late in the eighteenth century."6...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 13

1815
...it was Herodotus who introduced the fashion into Europe. The fairies, and ladies of the lake, bear a closer resemblance to the nymphs and na'iads of Rome and Greece than to the Periis of the east.'* Mr. Dunlop is incorrect in saying that ' Mr. Ritson successively ridiculed the...
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The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Volume 16

1917
...Asia, it was Herodotus, who introduced the fashion into Europe? The fairies and ladies of the lake bear a closer resemblance to the nymphs and naiads of Rome and Greece, than to the peris of the East." till late in the eighteenth century."' For the cure of the latter evil, the world owes a lasting debt...
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