witch-lore-craft: “In the living folk-lore in …

witch-lore-craft:

“In the living folk-lore in Celtic countries, as we found among the Irish peasantry, the crossing of a bridge or stream of water when pursued by fairies or phantoms is a guarantee of protection. There is always the mystic water between the realm of the living and the realm of subjectivity.”

-W. Y. Evans-Wentz, The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries (1911)