R/16/1927 – drawing of mandrake-box, a photo from Dartmoor; and notes
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- drawing of mandrake-box, a photo from Dartmoor; and notes
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- - Sammlung Schmidtke
All Dutch parts are directly translated.
For comparison with § 381-d, A quite complete Hutcircle, from the Prehistoric times of Dartmoor. E.
Add to § 382a: F4. In the by Sulla (81 before Chr.) issued Lex Cornelia: de secariis et venificis, named as aphrodisiacum: ut pigmentarii si cui temere Mandragora et id quod lustramenti causa dederint, poena teneanter hujus legis. E.
Add to § 383-f: (F2) Such rank and deadly lustre dwells./ As in those hellish fires that light/ The Mandrakes charnel leaves at night. See: the poet Moore, &c, (Lalla Rookh). E.
Add to § 383h, F4: Hanging-pole-man (In Flanders just little man, or doll and hanging-pole-bait; because, according to folkbeliefs, the herb grows on hanging-fields. See )22. O.
See further: )24: Mandragora = Hanging-pole-plant. (Flora Diabolica). Plants from under hanging-poles are cursed in the folks minds: they originated in hanged mens seed./ The mandragora is a hanginh-pole-plant, thats why in Wets-Flanders they are called hanging-pole-child, &c. (Page 439). H.
For the bottomside see: KR
With § 384, F3: A box of palm wood, 7c. With § 380e one finds a size-sketch, from the Sammlung Schmidtke. After this sketch an exemplar of beechwood was made by me for Dr. W.S.O. JHWE. § 384e: with II one should read: aut sperma in terram effundit. A.