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Beth Gelert

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or “the Grave of the Greyhound.” A ballad by the Hon. William Robert Spencer. The tale is that one day Llewellyn returned from hunting, when his favourite hound, covered with gore, ran to meet him. The chieftain ran to see if anything had happened to his infant son, found the cradle overturned, and all around was sprinkled with gore and blood. Thinking the bound had eaten the child, he stabbed it to the heart. Afterwards he found the babe quite safe, and a huge wolf under the bed, quite dead. Gêlert had killed the wolf and saved the child.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bess of Hardwicke
Bessemer Iron
Bessie Bell and Mary Gray
Bessus
Best
Best Man (at a wedding)
Best Things (The Eight)
Bestiaries or Bestials
Bête
Bête Noire
Beth Gelert
Bethlemenites
Betrothed (The)
Better
Better kind Friend, etc
Bettina
Bettina
Betty
Betty
Betubium
Between

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