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The popular superstitions and festive amusements of the Highlanders of Scotland

William Grant Stewart

The popular superstitions and festive amusements of the Highlanders of Scotland

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Highlands (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Highlands.
    • Subjects:
    • Ghosts -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Fairies -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Witchcraft -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Festivals -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Superstition -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Popular culture -- Scotland -- Highlands.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Highlands (Scotland) -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1851 ed. published by Aylott and Jones, London.

      Statementby William Grant Stewart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1472.S36 S75 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5066835M
      ISBN 100883056313
      LC Control Number74034350
      OCLC/WorldCa1381766

      W. Grant Stewart writes in The Popular Superstitions and Festive Amusements of the Highlanders of Scotland (). It now only remains for us to describe the most heinous of all their [the fairies’] crimes This crime consists in their destruction of human beings, and their cattle, by means of their magical dart commonly called an elf-bolt. Books shelved as scottish-highland-romance: The Legend by Kathleen Givens, Kiss of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning, The Ranger by Monica McCarty, Th.   Stewart, Grant. The Popular Superstitions and Festive Amusements of the Highlanders of and Jones, Wait a minute, shouldn't the list start around the s and not a century before? Well, maybe, but stories of strange creatures in Loch Ness go back way before the newspapers got a hold of it as this example from Georgian times : Glasgow Boy.


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