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The Bad Old Days - The Dead - Medieval History - About.com
... corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell. ... thus, someone could be "saved by the bell" or was considered a "dead ringer.
Top Nine Tools of the Craft - Paganism / Wicca
Hundreds of years ago, rural folks knew that loud noise drove away evil spirits, and the bell is a prime example of a good noisemaker. The ringing of a bell ...
The Bells - Edgar Allan Poe - Classic Literature - About.com
To the swinging and the ringing. Of the bells, bells, bells, Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells- To the rhyming and the chiming of the bells! III Hear the ...
Bells - History of Bells - Inventors - About.com
A bell is a hollow vessel made of metal that when struck produces a ringing sound - history of bells.
Famous Bells of the World - Music Education - About.com
A compilation of famous bells around the world. ... the Great Bell of Kyoto can be found. It is the second-largest ringing bell in the world and weighs 74 tons.
Bells on Ships - Inventors - About.com
In 1676 one Henry Teonage serving as a chaplain in the British Mediterranean Fleet recorded , "so great a fog that we were fain to ring our bells, beat drums, ...
New Year's Holidays in Japan - Japanese Language - About.com
It starts ringing at just before midnight on New Year's Eve and continues into the early hours of ... The ringing of the bells is to expel these troublesome desires.
Salvation Army - Red Kettles and Bell Ringers - Music Education
Brief History of Salvation Army's Red Kettle and Bell Ringing. In 1891, Captain Joseph McFee wanted to help the poor people in San Francisco; especially for ...
II. DIABOLIC AGENCY IN - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
But the means of baffling the powers of the air which came to be most widely used was the ringing of consecrated church bells. This usage had begun in the time ...
Profile of The Raleigh Ringers - Music Education - About.com
Some of the bells they use are Malmark and Whitechapel hand bells. ... The members of The Raleigh Ringers all share a passion for bell ringing and they also ...
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