Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series
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Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series

By William Bottrell
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  • TRADITIONS AND HEARTHSIDE STORIES OF WEST CORNWALL.
    • Contents.
    • Stories and Traditions of Penwith.
    • DUFFY AND THE DEVIL.
      • Part First.
    • Part First.
    • DUFFY AND THE DEVIL.
      • Part Second.
    • Part Second.
    • Celtic Monuments of Boleigh and Rosemodrass.
      • Boleigh or Boleit.
      • Menheres.
      • Holed Stones, &c.
    • Boleigh or Boleit.
    • Menheres.
    • Holed Stones, &c.
    • The last Cardew, of Boskenna, and the Story of Nelly Wearne.
      • Story of Nelly Wearne.
    • Story of Nelly Wearne.
    • The Witch of Burian Church-town.
    • The Story of Madam Noy.
    • A Modern Sancreed Witch.
    • A Queen's Visit to Baranhual.
    • The Small People's Cow.
    • Tom of Chyannor, the Tin-Streamer. A West-Country Droll.
    • The Fairy Dwelling on Selena Moor.[3]
    • The I'an's House of Treen.
      • The I'ans quit Treen.
      • Unexpected Visitors.
      • The Proud Pendars.
      • The I'an's Ghosts.
    • The I'ans quit Treen.
    • Unexpected Visitors.
    • The Proud Pendars.
    • The I'an's Ghosts.
    • Castle Treen and its Legends.
      • The Key of the Castle.
      • Giants of Castle Treen.
      • Dan Dynas.
      • The Small People (Fairies).
      • St. Levan Witches.
    • The Key of the Castle.
    • Giants of Castle Treen.
    • Dan Dynas.
    • The Small People (Fairies).
    • St. Levan Witches.
    • Traditions of Parcurno.
    • Legends of St. Levan.
      • St. Levan and his Sister.
      • Johanna's Garden.
      • The St. Levan Stone.
      • Parchapel Well.
    • St. Levan and his Sister.
    • Johanna's Garden.
    • The St. Levan Stone.
    • Parchapel Well.
    • A Legend of Pargwarra.
      • The Tragedy of Sweet William and Fair Nancy.
    • The Tragedy of Sweet William and Fair Nancy.
    • An' Pee Tregeer's Trip to Market on Hallan Eve.
      • Pendeen of Old.
      • How Piskey Left Boslow.
    • Pendeen of Old.
    • How Piskey Left Boslow.
    • An Overseer and a Parish Clerk of St. Just about sixty years ago.
    • The Fairy Master, or Bob o' the Carn.
    • A Tinner's Fireside Stories.
      • The Knockers of Ballowal.
      • Tom and the Knackers.
      • Old Songs and Nicknames.
      • An Excursion to Chapel Uny Well, With a Legend of the Changeling of Brea Vean.
      • The Changeling of Brea Vean.
      • Betty Stogs's Baby. [4]
    • The Knockers of Ballowal.
    • Tom and the Knackers.
    • Old Songs and Nicknames.
    • An Excursion to Chapel Uny Well, With a Legend of the Changeling of Brea Vean.
    • The Changeling of Brea Vean.
    • Betty Stogs's Baby. [4]
    • How a Morvah Man Bought Clothes for his Wife. [4]
    • How a Zennor Man Choked Himself, but had his Will in his Pocket.[4]
    • The Smugglers of Penrose.
      • Part the First.
      • Part the Second.
    • Part the First.
    • Part the Second.
    • Tregagle.
    • West Country Superstitions.
      • Devil's Money.
      • The Slighted Damsel of Gwinear.
      • The Wreck of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovel.
      • A Night's Ride to Scilly.
      • Ancient Bridal Customs.
      • Madron Well.
      • The Crick-Stone, or Men-an-tol.
      • Charms.
      • The Fairy Tribes.
      • Mermaids and the Hooper.
      • The Wrecker and the Death Ship.
      • The Sun Never Shines on Those Who Have "Sworn Away a Life."
    • Devil's Money.
    • The Slighted Damsel of Gwinear.
    • The Wreck of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovel.
    • A Night's Ride to Scilly.
    • Ancient Bridal Customs.
    • Madron Well.
    • The Crick-Stone, or Men-an-tol.
    • Charms.
    • The Fairy Tribes.
    • Mermaids and the Hooper.
    • The 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, Christmas Plays, &c. Page 1.
      • The Levelis, of Trewoof.
      • Duffy and the Devil. Page 3.
      • Pendre and Baranhual. Pages 63, 73, and 94.
      • The Danes Landing on the Cornish Coast For Plunder. Pages 127-141.
      • St. Levan's Path. Page 146.
      • A Ghostly Ship's-Bell.
      • Brea and Pendeen, in St. Just. Pages 42, 166, and 200.
      • The Burning of Vellan-Dreath. Page 215.
      • The Men-an-tol, Constantine Tolmen, &c. Page 242.
      • The Garrack Zans (Holy Rock.)
      • Divination by Rushes and Ivy-leaves. Page 217.
      • Recent Ill-wishing. Page 65.
      • Midsummer Bonfires.
      • The Mermaid of Zennor.
    • Miracle Plays, Christmas Plays, &c. Page 1.
    • The Levelis, of Trewoof.
    • Duffy and the Devil. Page 3.
    • Pendre and Baranhual. Pages 63, 73, and 94.
    • The Danes Landing on the Cornish Coast For Plunder. Pages 127-141.
    • St. Levan's Path. Page 146.
    • A Ghostly Ship's-Bell.
    • Brea and Pendeen, in St. Just. Pages 42, 166, and 200.
    • The Burning of Vellan-Dreath. Page 215.
    • The Men-an-tol, Constantine Tolmen, &c. Page 242.
    • The Garrack Zans (Holy Rock.)
    • Divination by Rushes and Ivy-leaves. Page 217.
    • Recent Ill-wishing. Page 65.
    • Midsummer Bonfires.
    • The Mermaid of Zennor.
    • Glossary of Local Words.
    • Index.
    • Subscribers' Names.
    • Footnotes
    • ERRATA.
    • Transcriber's Note
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