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Folk lore in lowland Scotland

Simpson, Evelyn Blantyre

Folk lore in lowland Scotland

by Simpson, Evelyn Blantyre

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Published by EP Publishing in Wakefield [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Scotland.,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of 1908 ed. published by Dent, London.

      Statementby Eve Blantyre Simpson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .S5 1976b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4599539M
      ISBN 100715811614
      LC Control Number77362369

      Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland. By Eve Blantyre Simpson. - London - J. M. Dent and Company. " by 5"; pp. DETAILS. A scarce examination of the histories of Scottish folk-lore and fairy tales from Scottish writer Eve Blantyre Simpson. Including information on the influences of the Scandinavians and the Romans, and typical folk lore. Folk Lore in Lowland ScotlandThis scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

        List of Creatures in Scottish and Gaelic Folklore. Supernatural Creatures in Scottish Folklore this is a list of them. There are many supernatural creatures to be found in Scottish/Gaelic folklore, Scotland has a rich Culture going back over 2, years. Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland by Eve Blantyre Simpson The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries by W. Y. Evans Wentz The Celtic Dragon Myth With the Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon by .

      The distinctive features of Scotch Folk-lore are such as might have been expected from a consideration of the characteristics of Scotch scenery. The rugged grandeur of the mountain, the solemn influence of the widespreading moor, the dark face of the deep mountain loch, the babbling of the little stream, seem all to be reflected in the popular. To Thomas Keightley, England and Lowland Scotland shared the same tradition--fairies lived in the hills; the Highland variety also lived in hillocks or in masses of rock. One branch of the Irish fairies, the sidhe--who were thought to take their names from the mounds or sidhe in which they dwelt--lived in these mounds, or raths, or forts.


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Blantyre (Evelyn Blantyre), Folk lore in lowland Scotland. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library. Napier, in his book of folk lore, speaks of a bride, last century, on whom the evil eye was cast. The woman suspected of malignant intent was asked to the house, and while her attention was directed elsewhere, a piece of her dress was cut off and burned, and the bride recovered.

Folk lore in lowland Scotland. Written by Evelyn Blantyre Simpson. Download options. PDF. EPUB. Report a problem. About this book. Genre: Folklore. Year of first publication: Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland By Eve Blantyre Simpson () Scottish Folk-Lore author of "The Lays of Canada" () (pdf) Return to our Online Book Page: This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or.

Excerpt from Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland "On the wind-swept moors and tranquil valleys I have felt, by some secret intuition, some overwhelming tremor of the spirit, that here some desperate strife has been waged, some primeval conflict enacted; an uncontrollable throb of insight, that here some desperate stand was made, some barbarous Thermopylæ lost or won."3/5(2).

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Simpson, Eve Blantyre. Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland. London: J. Dent and Company, Stewart, Alexander. Nether Lochaber: The Natural History, Legends, and Folk-lore of the West Highlands.

Edinburgh: William Patterson, Stewart, William Grant. Read "Folk Lore In Lowland Scotland" by Eve Blantyre Simpson available from Rakuten Kobo. This fascinating book deserves a place on the bookshelf of anybody Brand: Read Books Ltd. Not gonna to lie - this is a book that you never really finish.

More like a dictionary of Scottish Folk Lore, it's packed with tales of witches and fairies and of course, Auld Nick. Great reference guide and makes you recall all the bits of folk lore and tales you may have heard about your own area that may not be included in the book/5.

[ { FOLK LORE IN LOWLAND SCOTLAND[ FOLK LORE IN LOWLAND SCOTLAND ] BY SIMPSON, EVE BLANTYRE (AUTHOR)FEB PAPERBACK } ] by Simpson, Eve Blantyre (AUTHOR) Feb [ Paperback ] [Eve Blantyre Simpson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(2). Scottish mythology is the collection of myths that have emerged throughout the history of Scotland, sometimes being elaborated upon by successive generations, and at other times being rejected and replaced by other explanatory narratives.

The myths and legends of Scotland have a "local colour" as they tell about the way of life during the olden. Lee "Folk Lore In Lowland Scotland" por Eve Blantyre Simpson disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

This fascinating book deserves a place on the bookshelf of anybody with an interest in natural healing. Many of the earl Brand: Read Books Ltd. Folk-Lore and Legends Scotland book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I chose to read "The Fisherman and the Merman" folk-story out of this book.

Like many other folk-stories this was at times hard to understand what was going on and was required to be read more than once. This story showed the very dark side /5. Eve Blantyre Simpson, in her book, Folk Lore in Lowland Scotland (), told of a learned gentleman who was asked if he believed in fairies.

The Highlander replied as gravely as if his confession of faith had been challenged, “Of course I do.”. Scottish folk tales circulated through the mouths of peasants, but were welcomed by all.

The folklore of Scotland is a tapestry of culture and history, but more importantly, a portal for the imagination. Charles Tibbits, an editor at W.W. Gibbings, helped compile a collection of 33 tales from Scotland into Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Selkies were mythical creatures that could transform themselves from seal to human form and back again.

The legend of the selkie apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands where selch or selk (ie) is the Scots word for seal. Tales once abounded of a man who found a beautiful female selkie sunbathing on a beach, stole her skin and.

A MONG the English folk-tales that I have lately been collecting and investigating, by far the most interesting is that of "Childe Rowland".I have already called attention to some of the points of interest in my notes on the version of it that I published in my volume on English Fairy Tales, pp.

But it was impossible in such a way to deal at all adequately with the folk-lore aspects of. The Lowlands (Scots: the Lallans or the Lawlands; Scottish Gaelic: a' Ghalldachd, "the place of the foreigner") are a cultural and historic region of Scotland.

The Lowlands is not an official geographical or administrative area of the country. There are two main topographic regions: the Lowlands and the Southern term "Lowlands" mainly refers to the Central Lowlands.One interesting aspect of Scottish folklore is that it isn’t uniform, but has some highly distinctive regional variations.

The lore of the Highlands and Islands follows a distinctively Celtic tradition (Lamont-Brown 8), with tales of each-uisge, the water horse with a penchant for human flesh, witches, ghosts, one one-upmanship, inter-clan murder, war and Jacobites.

County Folk-Lore, vol. 3: Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning the Orkney and Shetland Islands. London: Published for the Folk-Lore Society by David Nutt, Grierson, Elizabeth W.

The Scottish Fairy Book. With illustrations by Morris Meredith Williams. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Print.