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  • Let not the modern paintings of this scene mislead us; for though the creature encountered by that valiant whaleman of old is vaguely represented of a griffin-like shape, and though the battle is depicted on land and the saint on horseback, yet considering the great ignorance of those times, when the true form of the whale was unknown to artists; and considering that as in Perseus' case, St. George's whale might have crawled up out of the sea on the beach; and considering that the animal ridden by St. George might have been only a large seal, or sea-horse; bearing all this in mind, it will not appear altogether incompatible with the sacred legend and the ancientest draughts of the scene, to hold this so-called dragon no other than the great Leviathan himself.
  • In another moment Griffin would have been alone in the belvedere study, a prisoner.
  • Political chameleon In 1995, Griffin joined the BNP.
  • Jane Griffin, consultant nutritionist and accredited sports dietitian, takes a hard look at the truth behind the myths.
  • From across the social spectrum, disillusioned voters turned to Nick Griffin 's party, believing they offered a realistic chance for change.

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