Sentence Examples


  • The story of Lohengrin as we know it is based on two principal motives common enough in folklore: the metamorphosis of human beings into swans, and the curious wife whose question brings disaster.
  • The native folklore and poetry of the Albanians can hardly compare with that of the neighbouring nations in originality and beauty.
  • Thus with the exception of a little folklore the literature of Indo-China, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Manchuria is mainly Indian or Chinese.
  • Less specialized in their functions are many of the figures of modern folklore, some of whom have perhaps replaced some ancient goddess, e.g.
  • In the folklore of European countries goblindom is peopled by gods and nature-spirits of an earlier heathendom.

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