Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music.
The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire THE Shee an Gannon was born in the morning, named at noon, and went in the evening to ask his daughter of the king of Erin. "I will give you my daughter in marriage," said the king of Erin; "you won't get her, though, unless you go … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #15
Melanophobia- Fear of the color black.
Jack and His Comrades ONCE there was a poor widow, as often there; has been, and she had one son. A very scarce summer came, and they didn't know how they'd live till the new potatoes would be fit for eating. So Jack said to his mother one evening, "Mother, bake my cake, and kill … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #14
Melissophobia- Fear of bees.
The Wooing of Olwen SHORTLY after the birth of Kuhuch, the son of King Kilyth, his mother died. Before her death she charged the king that he should not take a wife again until he saw a briar with two blossoms upon her grave and the king sent every morning to see if anything were … Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales #13
Megalophobia- Fear of large things.