The old epic poets may have borrowed from popular songs like the Lettish chants (p. 328).
As originally printed: "the insurrection on the Caucasas and in the Lettish provinces."
The oak-tree in Colchis is the Sun-tree of the Lettish songs.
The latter ravaged the Lettish territories in the south, while the forces of the former harried all along the Moskovite border.
In Old Prussian, thunder was percunos, and in Lettish to the present day pérkons is thunder, god of thunder.
The Aśvins agree in character, though not in name, with the Dioscuri and other parallels are quoted from Lettish mythology.
The Lettish people, like the Lithuanians, their neighbors and kinsmen, are among the oldest races of Europe.
In the West the crushing pressure of the Lettish power was for a time relaxed.
Among other things that moment with the Lettish girl haunted me persistently.
A stalwart Lettish peasant boy answers demurely, Because I havent money enough.