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  • Thomas Bulfinch, who produced the classic Bulfinch's Mythology, writes in his preface,

    Why Christians Should Go Ahead and Be Pagan

  • Then he stumbled upon Gayley's "Classic Myths" and Bulfinch's "Age of Fable," side by side on a library shelf.

    Chapter 7

  • Chalk it up to a used copy of Bulfinch's Mythology, but images out of Greek legend proved impossible for a visiting archdruid to push aside.

    Archive 2008-09-28

  • While the story line doesn't exactly follow "Bulfinch's Mythology," Greek lore serves as a backdrop as you battle foes like Medusa and encounter heroes like Achilles.

    Datebook | Dec. 12-18

  • Aside from that, I got nothin except I've been re-reading Bulfinch's Mythology, which is great fun on so many levels.

    October Reading List

  • Neither Edith Hamilton nor Bulfinch's compendia of Greek mythology include accounts of the origins of centaurs, and when other mention it, it usually to say that centaurs were born when the human Ixion lay with a cloud in the shape of Hera.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian These elements alone are far from conclusive, but are sufficient to show that Howard may have been using Bulfinch's recountings of widespread legends as a handy reference for his own Hyborian world.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Between the covers of Bulfinch's books were heroic tales set in various places and epochs of history and legendry, that is to say, the very substance of the Hyborian Age.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Across a few blocks of rooftops I could see architect Bulfinch's golden dome of the State House glowing like a beacon, making its own light in spite of the grayness of this cold afternoon.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • Bulfinch's work was marked by sincerity, simplicity, refinement of taste and an entire freedom from affectation, and it greatly influenced American architecture in the early formative period.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

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