Heather And Broom

Author: Sorche N Leodhas
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497640121
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Heather And Broom. Eight folktales tell stories of romance, danger, and adventure in the ancient Scottish Highlands In Scotland during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, traveling monks or harpers called seanachies passed down many legends. They would wander from village to village, where local families would take them in and give them food and shelter. In exchange, the seanachies would delight the families with stories they had heard on their journeys. Heather and Broom contains eight seanachie stories from the Scottish Highlands, including the tales of the woman who tricked the fairies, the young lairdie with a heart of gold, and the daughter of the magical seal king. The collection gives the reader a taste of the poetic, lively culture of the Celtic imagination.

From Broom To Heather

Author: James Taft Hatfield
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781357020057
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From Broom To Heather. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Heather And Velvet

Author: Teresa Medeiros
Publisher: Amber House Books
ISBN: 1939541123
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Heather And Velvet. Book 2 of 5 of the Highland Hearts Series. One moment Prudence Walker is living the life of a plain, dutiful orphan, searching for her lost kitten during a storm; the next she finds herself lying in a highwayman's arms. Wounded in a foiled robbery attempt, the dreaded Scottish highwayman seems harmless enough—until he steals her will and her heart with his honeyed kisses. The innocent lass is everything Sebastian Kerr has ever wanted, but believed he could never have. When she discovers the dangerous double life he is leading, he is forced to risk his own life to save hers. It doesn't take him long to realize that he must win the one treasure he cannot steal—Prudence’s love.

Scotland And Europe Scotland In Europe

Author: Gilles Leydier
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443807044
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Scotland And Europe Scotland In Europe. The aim of the book is to explore the long-standing and multi-faceted relationship between Scotland and the societies and cultures of the European continent, in various epochs and from a large diversity of view points and problematics. The book collects most of the contributions from the IVth annual conference of the Société Française d’Etudes Ecossaises, held in Toulon in October 2005. This international conference gathered fifty European academics, working in a wide range of research fields, from social history to art history, from language to literature, from politics to civilisation and cultural studies. The interdisciplinary ambition and cross-cultural perspective of the conference are reflected in the volume. The book is divided into four main sections: links with Europe, visions of Europe, voices in Europe, and current political issues within the European Union. It illustrates the richness and complexity of the dialogue between Scotland and the continent over the centuries, and underlines the open, fluid and dynamic character of the Scottish identity.

The Broom Squire

Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776589297
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The Broom Squire. Set in the Surrey area of southeast England and rich in local color, Sabine Baring-Gould's novel The Broom-Squire gives an account of a vicious murder that leaves an infant orphaned. She is rescued by a man of humble means and raised in his quaint and quirky community.

The White People

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 1632094649
Size: 40.77 MB
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The White People. Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "The White People" by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a story set in Scotland about a young little girl who has superpower abilities.

The Complete Works Of Frances Hodgson Burnett Unabridged

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8074840301
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The Complete Works Of Frances Hodgson Burnett Unabridged . This ebook edition contains the unabridged Complete Works of Frances Hodgson Burnett with a detailed and functional table of contents. Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) was an English playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular The Secret Garden (published in 1911), A Little Princess (published in 1905), and Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885-6). Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, near Manchester, England. After her father died in 1852, the family eventually fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 emigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There, Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died and in 1872 she married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor after which they lived in Paris for two years where their two sons were born before returning to the US to live in Washington D.C. There she began to write novels, the first of which (That Lass o' Lowries), was published to good reviews. Little Lord Fauntleroy was published in 1886 and made her a popular writer of children's fiction, although her romantic adult novels written in the 1890s were also popular. Content: THE SECRET GARDEN A LITTLE PRINCESS LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY THE LOST PRINCE THE WHITE PEOPLE THE DAWN OF A TOMORROW EMILY FOX-SETON (BEING “THE MAKING OF A MARCHIONESS” AND “THE METHODS OF LADY WALDERHURST”) ESMERALDA A FAIR BARBARIAN THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE OF COOMBE HIS GRACE OF OSMONDE (Being The Portions Of That Nobleman’s Life Omitted In The Relation Of His Lady’s Story Presented To The World Of Fashion Under The Title Of A Lady Of Quality) IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM IN THE CLOSED ROOM A LADY OF QUALITY THE LAND OF THE BLUE FLOWER THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK ZIA LITTLE SAINT ELIZABETH THE STORY OF PRINCE FAIRYFOOT THE PROUD LITTLE GRAIN OF WHEAT BEHIND THE WHITE BRICK MÈRE GIRAUDS LITTLE DAUGHTER “LE MONSIEUR DE LA PETITE DAME” LODUSKY MY ROBIN ONE DAY AT ARLE THE PRETTY SISTER OF JOSÉ RACKETTY-PACKETTY HOUSE ROBIN “SETH” THE SHUTTLE “SURLY TIM” THAT LASS O’ LOWRIE’S T. TEMBAROM VAGABONDIA THEO: A SPRIGHTLY LOVE STORY

Scents And Sensibility

Author: Catherine Maxwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191005215
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Scents And Sensibility. This lively, accessible book is the first to explore Victorian literature through scent and perfume, presenting an extensive range of well-known and unfamiliar texts in intriguing and imaginative new ways that make us re-think literature's relation with the senses. Concentrating on aesthetic and decadent authors, Scents and Sensibility introduces a rich selection of poems, essays, and fiction, exploring these texts with reference to both the little-known cultural history of perfume use and the appreciation of natural fragrance in Victorian Britain. It shows how scent and perfume are used to convey not merely moods and atmospheres but the nuances of the aesthete or decadent's carefully cultivated identity, personality, or sensibility. A key theme is the emergence of the olfactif, the cultivated individual with a refined sense of smell, influentially represented by the poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne, who is emulated by a host of canonical and less well-known aesthetic and decadent successors such as Walter Pater, Edmund Gosse, John Addington Symonds, Lafcadio Hearn, Michael Field, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Symons, Mark André Raffalovich, Theodore Wratislaw, and A. Mary F. Robinson. This book explores how scent and perfume pervade the work of these authors in many different ways, signifying such diverse things as style, atmosphere, influence, sexuality, sensibility, spirituality, refinement, individuality, the expression of love and poetic creativity, and the aura of personality, dandyism, modernity, and memory. A coda explores the contrasting twentieth-century responses of Virginia Woolf and Compton Mackenzie to the scent of Victorian literature.