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" I owed much to an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks,... "
The Human Mind: a Discourse on Its Acquirements and History - Page 274
by Stephen Watson Fullom - 1858
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 252 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witchies, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 252 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witchies, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1856 - 728 pages
...years of age, I was a critic in substantives, verbs, and particles. In my infant and boyish days, too, I owed much to an old woman who resided in the family, remarkahle for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection...
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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857 - 448 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857 - 466 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and Bongs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857 - 454 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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On Hallucinations: A History and Explanation of Apparitions, Visions, Dreams ...

Alexandre-Jacques-Fran├žois Brierre de Boismont - 1859 - 476 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1859 - 738 pages
...years of age, I was a critic in substantives, verbs, and particles. In my infant and boyish days, too, I owed much to an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest colleetion...
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Life of Robert Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1859 - 218 pages
...years of age, I was a critic in substantives, verbs, and particles. In my infant and boyish days, too, I owed much to an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection...
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On Hallucinations: A Rational History and Explanation of Apparitions ...

Alexandre-Jacques-Fran├žois Brierre de Boismont - 1860 - 456 pages
...an old woman who resided in the family, remarkable for her ignorance, credulity, and superstition. She had, I suppose, the largest collection in the country of tales and songs concerning devils, ghosts, fairies, brownies, witches, warlocks, spunkies, kelpies, elf-candles,...
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