Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series by William Bottrell

Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series

byWilliam Bottrell, Joseph Blight, Illustrator

Kobo ebook | June 27, 2013

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Duffy and the Devil (an old Christmas Play)
Celtic Monuments of Boleigh and Rosemodrass
The last Cardews of Boskenna and the story of Nelly Wearne
The Witch of Buryan Church-town
Madam Noy and the Witch
A Queen's visit to Baranhuel
An' Pee Tregeer's trip to market on Hallan Eve (a fairy tale)
An Overseer and a Parish Clerk of St. Just, sixty years ago
The Fairy Master, or Bob o' the Carn
A Tinner's fireside stories.—
The Knockers of Ballowal
Old Songs and Nicknames
The Changeling of Brea-Vean (fairy tale)
Betty Stoggs's Baby (fairy tale)
How a Morvah man bought clothes for his wife
How a Zennor man choked himself, but had his will in his pocket
The Smugglers of Penrose
Tregagle at Gwenvor Cove
West Country Superstitions.—
Devil's Money
The Fairy Tribes
The Pirate Wrecker and the Death-Ship
The sun never shines on those who have sworn away a life
A Legend of Pengersec
Notes, Illustrative Anecdotes, &c.—
Miracle Plays
The Levelis, or Lovells, of Trewoof
Duffy and the Devil
Pendrea and Baranhuel
Danes Marauding on the Cornish Coast, and King Olaf's Conversion at Scilly
Divination by Rushes and Ivy-leaves
Recent Ill-wishing
Midsummer Bonfires
The Mermaid of Zennor
Glossary of Living Cornish Words and Local Terms

Title:Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second SeriesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 27, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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