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Beside The Fire

Beside The Fire

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Beside The Fire
by Douglas Hyde

A scholarly collection of Irish folk stories.

"IRISH and Scotch Gaelic folk-stories are, as a living form of literature, by this time pretty nearly a thing of the past. They have been trampled in the common ruin under the feet of the Zeitgeist, happily not before a large harvest has been reaped in Scotland, but,

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Beside The Fire
by Douglas Hyde

A scholarly collection of Irish folk stories.

"IRISH and Scotch Gaelic folk-stories are, as a living form of literature, by this time pretty nearly a thing of the past. They have been trampled in the common ruin under the feet of the Zeitgeist, happily not before a large harvest has been reaped in Scotland, but, unfortunately, before anything worth mentioning has been done in Ireland to gather in the crop which grew luxuriantly a few years ago. Until quite recently there existed in our midst millions of men and women who, when their day's work was over, sought and found mental recreation in a domain to which few indeed of us who read books are permitted to enter..."

Postscript (by Alfred Nutt)
Dedication
The Tailor and the Three Beasts
Bran
The King of Ireland's Son
The Alp-Luachra
Paudyeen O'Kelly and the Weasel
Leeam O'Rooney's Burial
Guleesh na Guss Dhu
The Well of D'Yerree-In-Dowan
The Court of Crinnawn
Neil O'Carree
Trunk-Without-Head
The Hags of the Long Teeth
William of the Tree
The Old Crow & The Young Crow
Riddles.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012672452
Publisher:
Apps Publisher
Publication date:
02/17/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
271 KB

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