Heather And Broom Tales Of The Scottish Highlands

Author: Sorche Nic Leodhas
Publisher: Harcourt School
ISBN: 9780030352805
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Heather And Broom Tales Of The Scottish Highlands. The traditional and colorful gaelic lore is reflected in these tales, handed down to the author by word of mouth.

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.

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.

Journal Of The Chemical Society

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Journal Of The Chemical Society. "Titles of chemical papers in British and foreign journals" included in Quarterly journal, v. 1-12.

Heather And Velvet

Author: Teresa Medeiros
Publisher: Fanfare
ISBN: 0307785238
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Heather And Velvet. Wounded in a foiled robbery attempt, Scottish bandit Sebastian Kerr must rely on the assistance of Prudence Walker, an innocent orphan.

The White People

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Trajectory Inc
ISBN: 1632094649
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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 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.

Delphi Complete Novels Of Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated

Author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Delphi Classics
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Delphi Complete Novels Of Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated . Famous for the beloved children’s classics ‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’, Frances Hodgson Burnett produced a large body of fiction that firmly established her name on both sides of the Atlantic. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett for the first time in publishing history, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Burnett’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 21 novels, with individual contents tables * Rare novels like HAWORTH’S appearing in digital print for the first time * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork, with hundreds of illustrations * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Many rare short stories and novellas available in no other collection * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Includes Burnett’s autobiography – explore the author’s personal memoires * Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Burnett’s life and works * Features a bonus biography - discover Burnett’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels THAT LASS O’LOWRIE’S DOLLY: A LOVE STORY THEO HAWORTH’S A FAIR BARBARIAN THROUGH ONE ADMINISTRATION LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY A LITTLE PRINCESS THE TWO LITTLE PILGRIMS’ PROGRESS A LADY OF QUALITY HIS GRACE OF OSMONDE IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM THE MAKING OF A MARCHIONESS THE METHODS OF LADY WALDERHURST THE SHUTTLE THE SECRET GARDEN T. TEMBAROM THE LOST PRINCE THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE OF COOMBE ROBIN The Shorter Fiction SURLY TIM AND OTHER STORIES PRETTY POLLY PEMBERTON LOUISIANA A WOMAN’S WILL THE PRETTY SISTER OF JOSÉ LITTLE SAINT ELIZABETH, AND OTHER STORIES HOW FAUNTLEROY OCCURRED IN THE CLOSED ROOM THE DAWN OF A TOMORROW RACKETTY-PACKETTY HOUSE THE LAND OF THE BLUE FLOWER THE GOOD WOLF BARTY CRUSOE AND HIS MAN SATURDAY THE COZY LION MY ROBIN THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK ZIA THE WHITE PEOPLE The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Autobiography THE ONE I KNEW THE BEST OF ALL Contextual Pieces LIST OF ARTICLES, REVIEWS AND ESSAYS The Biography FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT by E. F. Harkins and C. H. L. Johnston Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles