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2 edition of New Hampshire folk tales. found in the catalog.

New Hampshire folk tales.

Eva A. Speare

New Hampshire folk tales.

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Published in [Plymouth? N.H.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Hampshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- New Hampshire.,
    • New Hampshire.

    • Edition Notes

      Previous ed., 1945, compiled by Mrs. Moody P. Gore and Mrs. Guy E. Speare.

      StatementEva A. Speare, editor.
      ContributionsGore, Effie Kibby, "Mrs. Moody P. Gore,", 1876- comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF34.6 .S6 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination279 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5934949M
      LC Control Number65001557
      OCLC/WorldCa6342413

      Compare and contrast this folktale with "The Trouble with Helping Out. Major Pike having added a hasty note, forwarded the letter to Mr. They range from heavily illustrated hardcovers to a tiny booklet no bigger than a large postage stamp. See Bibliographical References. Working with a very blunt instrument makes that fuzziness ok.

      But by Gatlinburg, Tennessee, they came to terms with the fact that they were never going to walk the entire way to Maine. Myron Avery, a maritime lawyer and avid hiker from Washington D. The journey on the horses across the meadow and over the brook is reminiscent of various mythic journeys to the Otherworld, which is often separated from the normal, mundane world by a river. They were also the crops which were eaten at the first Thanksgiving in this country. Given that the will was written in —one year before Rep. The story does not reveal in precise detail what it was that enabled Juan to grow such an abundant crop.

      Modern-day tall tales[ edit ] Arlo Guthrie 's Motorcycle Song is often accompanied by a tall tale about the origin of the song. Chocorua was wounded by a shot from Campbell's rifle and, uttering a curse upon the white settlers, he leaped from the summit to his death. Noticing their new guest, one of the witches produced a bridle and put it on a bundle of straw, which was transformed into a pony. The black man playing the fiddle is obviously the Devil, but black is probably not being used in it's current meaning of having African ancestry. They told me this in Arkham, and because that is a very old town full of witch legends I thought the evil must be something which grandams had whispered to children through centuries This is an example of reciprocity, also known as "pay back" or "one good deed deserves another.


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New Hampshire folk tales. book

An overweight, Little-Debbie-loving guy, Katz was an unlikely hiker, but Bryson agreed to his coming along. I feel that most of the work—the creative part—happens in the sketch phase, because I do such elaborate sketches, and the execution of the final pieces is really for the book.

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The two set out on March 9,traveling south to north. Ezra Pound mentions Chocorua at least twice in the Pisan Cantos : " It is said that the boy was recovered, but the girl was taken to Canada, where she grew up and married a Frenchmen afterwards returning to Rye to claim her share of her father's estate.

Sometime before the massacre, a Mrs. W hen Thompson was 44, he learned that the object of his youthful desires, Sophia Haven Appleton, now the mother of three, had recently been widowed.

Noticing their new guest, one of the witches produced a bridle and put it on a bundle of straw, which was transformed into a pony. But by Gatlinburg, Tennessee, they came to terms with the fact that they were never going to walk the entire way to Maine.

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The farmer and his wife took the boy in, and returned him to his family the next morning. Nevertheless, she was a legend on the trail, and her house in the A. The moment, for him, was bittersweet. In visual media[ edit ] Early 20th century postcards became a vehicle for tall tale telling in the US.

Winded and tired, he came to an old abandoned house with the black horses tied outside. He had decided to bequeath virtually his entire estate to the state for the purpose of establishing an agricultural college, provided the college was located on his farm in Durham.

Ironically, the money from these sales could be used for just about anything except purchasing land. The other was the A. Digital access or digital and print delivery.

Chocorua was called away and left his son in the care of the Campbell family. Remick's home.(University of New Hampshire, ) This book is the result of an effort to preserve a collection of endangered photos, many pre, which sketch the history of the University, from early days in Hanover, H.H.

to the present. In Pursuit Of Justice: A History Of The Keene Police Department (Keene Benevolent Association, ).

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Yes, New Hampshire is small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in beauty. Forests of white pine, red oak, northern hardwood, and birch stretch over great swaths of the state, along with lakes – of them (natural and manmade), the biggest of which is the 44,acre Lake Winnipesaukee.

Like many New England folk tales, dates and specifics are sketchy. But the story of Dungeon Rock begins before the earthquake rocked New England. People saw a small bark anchoring near the mouth of the Saugus River in Lynn, Mass. Four pirates lowered a boat and rowed up the river, where it entered deep woods.

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The tales of legendary figures of the Old West, some listed below, owe much to the style of. British born Simon Brooks, who now lives in New Hampshire, used a lot of physical humor to show us how to turn myths, legends, folk and fairy tales into stories for all ages.

And Morgen Reynolds, from Montana, gave us stories that made us laugh, shed an emotional tear, swell with national pride and even get involved in one totally ad-libbed story.5/5.