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Corrag

Author : Susan Fletcher
ISBN : 9780007358618
Genre : Fiction
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A novel from Susan Fletcher, author of the bestselling Eve Green and Oystercatchers.
Category: Fiction

The Highland Witch A Novel

Author : Susan Fletcher
ISBN : 9780393341386
Genre : Fiction
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Corrag, a Scottish woman imprisoned in 1692 for her involvement in a massacre and accused of witchcraft, tells her story to an Irish propagandist seeking to condemn the Protestant King William, who he believes is responsible for the massacre.
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Witchcraft Second Sight In The Highlands Islands Of Scotland

Author : John Gregorson Campbell
ISBN : EAN:4057664633132
Genre : Fiction
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"Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland" by John Gregorson Campbell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Fiction

Witchcraft And Second Sight In The Highlands

Author : J.G. Campbell
ISBN : 9783748158363
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Witchcraft introduces us to a class of popular superstitions entirely different from those connected with Fairies. Fairies, water-horses, and kindred supernatural beings were distinct from the Evil Spirits that gave to witches their unhallowed powers. They could not be compelled or conjured by mortals to appear when wanted, or enter into contracts of service. The Powers of Darkness, on the other hand, were always at the service of their votaries, and, by means of charms and incantations known to the initiated, were made to lend their aid in any scheme of malevolence. A belief in magic widely, almost universally, prevails among the tribes of mankind, and the witchcraft of the Christian era, while it undoubtedly gained strength and character from mistaken interpretations of Scripture, owes many characteristics to the delusions of Pagan times. The Highland witches have of course many points in common with their sisters of the south, but comparatively there is little repulsive or horrible in their character. Tales regarding them make no mention of incubus and succubus, midnight meetings and dances with the devil, dead men's fingers, and more of the horrible and awful, the ravings of poor women driven crazy by persecution and torture. Neither is there mention of their riding through the air on broomsticks, nor, like the witch of Endor, raising the dead. Their art was forbidden, and their powers came from the devil; but it does not appear under what paction, or that there was any paction, under which this power was to be got. It was in the name of the devil, and against the name of the Trinity, they set about their cantrips, but a knowledge of the necessary charms, and the courage to use them, seem to have been all that was requisite.
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Witchcraft And Belief In Early Modern Scotland

Author : J. Goodare
ISBN : 9780230591400
Genre : History
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This pioneering collection concentrates on witchcraft beliefs rather than witch-hunting. It ranges widely across areas of popular belief, culture and ritual practice, as well as dealing with intellectual life and incorporating regional and comparative elements.
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The Werewolf In Lore And Legend

Author : Montague Summers
ISBN : 9780486122700
Genre : Social Science
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The first definitive work on werewolfery incorporates an extensive range of historical documentation and folklore. Written in a Gothic style by a venerable author of occult studies, it's rich in fascinating examples and anecdotes and offers compelling fare for lovers of the esoteric.
Category: Social Science