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" DIWYGIAD " v. " REVIVAL."

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GORONWY OWEN AND NORTHOLT.

IN LOVELY WALES.

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of the sixth century, took refuge in it to escape the ravages of a plague that raged throughout the country. But the yellow pestilence found THE HAPPY VALLEY. him out in his refuge, as had been foretold by Taliesin in the following words :— 'E ddaw pry rhyfedd 0 forfa Rhianedd I ddial anwiredd At Faelgwn Gwynedd A'i flew a'i ddannedd A'i lygaid yn euredd A hyn wna ddiwedd Ar Faelgwn Gwynedd. According to the story, Maelgwn looked through the keyhole, saw a yellow beast at the door, and died forthwith. We have no space to dwell upon the almost innumerable places of interest that may be reached from Llandudno in a very short time by either coach or rail. The tourist who desires sylvan beauty can go up the Vale of Conway as far as Trefriw and Bettws-y-Coed; he who prefers historical spots can visit Conway Castle and Plasmawr and the mountaineer can climb the slopes of Eryri. To he who prefers an hotel to private apart- ments or boarding houses we can strongly recommend the St. George's Hotel; the pro- prietor is Mr. Thomas P. Davies, whose desire is always to give his guests a truly Welsh welcome.