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Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick

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Published by Hugh Hopkins .
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The threshold of the house was disenchanted by charms, and by annointing it with certain unctuous perfumes; but as it was considered unlucky for the new-made wife to tread upon the threshold on first entering her house, she was lifted over it and seated upon a piece of wool, a symbol of domestic industry. Chalmers [nd] I had taken what was called a dwining, which baffled all ordinary experience; and, therefore, it was surmised that I had got "a blink of an ill e'e. Who, then, were those Pape? This, probable in itself, is doubly probable when it is remembered that, if the story originated in the time of Conall Gulban, it has come down as an oral tradition for fourteen centuries. There are physical sins and there are moral sins, and the punishment for the first is apparently even more direct than for the second, for in the case of physical sins we are punished without mercy.

In assuming this, it is not necessary to believe that every detail of the story has a historical foundation. This circumstance raised quite a sensation in the village. Rust states that he knew a woman who, when a baby, had been stolen away, but was returned by this means. I remember being taught that it was unlucky to spit into the fire, some evil being likely shortly after to befall those who did so.

Notes About Gourock, Chiefly Historical - 75 pages Young Scotch maidens formerly wore a snood, a sort of coronet, open at the top, called the virgin snood, and before being put to bed on the marriage night this snood was removed by the young women of the party. There was also a king of elfland. McDonald, Bookseller C.


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Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick by James Napier Download PDF Ebook

Ovid says— "Pause while we keep these rites, ye widowed dames, The marriage time a purer season claims; Pause, ye fond mothers, braid not yet her hair, Nor the ripe virgin for her lord prepare.

Passing through these doors, he entered a large and spacious hall, the richness and brilliance of which was beyond description.

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So there arose a bitter cry and a great clamour, and then all was still; but in the morning, roof and wall were dashed with blood, and the sorrowful wife was no more seen upon earth. These flint arrow-heads are occasionally found, and the possession of one of these will protect the possessor against the power of these astral beings, and at the same time enable him or her to cure disease in cattle and women.

When baby was being carried to church to be baptised, it was of importance that the woman appointed to this post should be known to be lucky. I have known where such a mistake has produced real anxiety and regret in the minds of the parents. Kettle barrow, another view C. The Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick book of the hall was suitable to its architecture; and at the further end, under a splendid canopy, sitting on a gorgeous sofa of velvet, silk and gold, and "kembing her yellow hair wi' a silver kemb," "Was his sister Burd Ellen.

The same method of procedure is in operation at the present day. As soon as the ceremony was concluded, there was a rush on the part of the young men to get the first kiss of the newly-made wife.

I well remember the indignation which arose and found expression Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick book almost every pulpit in the country, when the Prime Minister Notes and Reminiscences Relating to Partick book that day, in reply to a petition from the Church asking him to proclaim a national fast for the removal of the plague, told his petitioners to first remove every source of nuisance by cleansing drains and ditches, and removing stagnant pools, and otherwise observe the general laws of health, then having done all that lay in our power, we could ask God to bless our efforts, and He would hear us.

Rutherglen Rutherglen was created a royal burgh by David sometime in the 's. Share this:. Is there anything you can do? Traill thereupon introduces a very opposite comparison between the ways of the Eskimoes and the early peoples of North-Western Europe, which clearly shews that the mixture of human and brute bones need not imply cannibalism.

No doubt these latter were missionaries, but missionary enterprise is not easily dissociated from racial conquest. Two of her brothers undertook the journey, but disobeyed the instructions of the warlock, and were retained in elfland. The characters appear in many Highland tales; and an Irish blind fiddler told me a long story in which they figured.

But, on the other hand, it appears to the present writer that in such cases Dr. Glass Lantern slides digitised and stored in Archives. He says they are a kind of astral spirits between angels and humanity, being like men and women in appearance, and similar in many of their habits; some of them, however, are double.

The surreptitious or false baby, having apparently died, was buried; but suspicion having been raised, the grave was opened and the coffin examined, when there was found in it, not a corpse, but a wooden figure.

The person who got this was to be the first married. It's the only positive thought he can find as he lies there. Munter mentions that the same practice is common amongst the Patagonians, and the practice extends to adults. The prize which originally was brose, came to be changed to something more congenial to the tastes and usages of the times, viz.

The gateway is hosted by the Bodleian Library. Old clothes stall, woman with parasol C. The Ayrshire names clearly imply routes even though there still remains doubt about the location of Karnebuth and Laicht Alpin though there is other evidence that there were routes in the 's to Dalmellington and beyond and down towards Stranraer.

Collated From The Original Lists - pages 8. He discovers a couple of whip marks on Merlin's back which look red. Those taken to fairyland lose the power of calculating the lapse of time, although they are not unconscious of what is going on around them.

The influence of those possessing the evil eye was not confined to children, but might affect adults, and also goods and cattle. The Thirlstane is at NS in a remote forested area. One of these methods is the following:—The parents or friends of the stolen baby must take the fairy child to some known haunt of the fairies, generally some spot where peculiar soughing sounds are heard, where there are remains of some ancient cairn or stone circle, or some green mound or shady dell, and lay the child down there, repeating certain incantations.Recollections and Anecdotes: Being a Second Series of Reminiscences of the Camp, the Court, and the Clubs.

Rees Howell Gronow. Smith, Elder, - Electronic book - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Partick Castle was located in Partick, now a Western suburb of Glasgow. It was built in for the Glasgow benefactor George Hutcheson and situated on the west bank of the River Kelvin.

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