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Scottish folk and fairy tales

Author: George Douglas
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 2000.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Douglas
ISBN: 0486411400 9780486411408
OCLC Number: 42955478
Notes: Originally published: Scottish fairy and folk tales. London : W. Scott, [1901?].
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Nursery stories. The story of the white pet ; The milk-white doo ; The croodin doo ; "The cattie sits in the kiln-ring" ; Marriage of Robin Redbreast and the wren ; The tempted lady ; The fause knight and the wee boy ; The strange visitor ; Rashin-Coatie --
Stories of animals. The fox outwitted ; The fox troubled with fleas ; The fox and the bag-pipes ; The fox's strategm ; The fox and the wrens ; The fox and the cock ; How the wolf lost his tail ; The frog and the crow ; The grouse cock and his wife ; The eagle and the wren ; The wren's presumption ; The two foxes ; The bee and the mouse ; The two mice --
Giants and monsters. The battle of the birds ; The sea-maiden ; Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm --
Legends and traditions. The pechs ; The worme of Linton ; The legend of Linton Church ; Thomas the rhymer ; Michael Scott ; The ghost that danced at Jethart ; Sir James Ramsey of Bamff ; The lee penny ; Boasting punished ; The Craig Liath moor ; Fiddler's well --
Fairy tales. The fairies of Scotland ; The fairy and the miller's wife ; Sir Godfrey MacCulloch ; The laird o' Co' ; Habitrot ; The tulman ; The isle of Pabaidh ; Sanntraigh ; Water fairies ; Fairy transportation ; The poor man of Peatlaw ; The fairy boy of Leith ; "Mind the crooked finger" ; The two young ploughmen ; The smith and the fairies ; The Lothian farmer's wife ; Redemption from Fairy Land ; The fairy and the bible-reader ; Thom and Willie ; The gloaming bucht --
The brownie, the bogle, the kelpy, mermen, demons. The Scottish brownie ; The brownie of Bodsbeck ; The brownie and the thievish maids ; The bogle ; The doomed rider ; Graham of Morphie ; The fisherman and the merman ; The mermaid wife ; The seal-catcher's adventure ; The mermaid of Knockdolion ; The young laird of Lorntie ; Nuckelavee ; The two shepherds ; Fatlips --Witchcraft. MacGillichallum of Razay ; The witch of Laggan ; The blacksmith's wife of Yarrowfoot ; The miller of Holden ; Ronaldson of Bowden ; The farmer's wife of Deloraine ; Laird Harry Gilles ; The missing web ; The witches of Delnaro --
Apparations, wraiths, the second sight. The old lady of Littledean ; The ladies of Bow-brig-skye ; The island cave ; The spectre piper ; Prince Charlie's cave ; Adam Bell ; The Thurso merchant's wraith ; Buried treasure discovered ; A wedding frustrated ; The straw-rope garters ; The whinger ; The herring-curer's vision ; The winding sheet ; Apparation of a corpse ; Phantom funerals ; The death portent --
Comic tales. The wee bunnock ; The shifty lad ; Lothian Tom ; The ploughman's glory ; The witty exploits of Mr. George Buchanan --
Literary tales. The haunted ships ; Elphin Irving ; Cousin Mattie ; Rat Hall --
Notes to Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm.
Other Titles: Scottish fairy and folk tales.
Responsibility: selected and edited, with an introduction by Sir George Douglas.
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