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Poetical descriptions of Orkney.

Poetical descriptions of Orkney.

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Published by Castlelaw Press in West Linton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Orkney (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Orkney (Scotland) -- Poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published, Edinburgh, 1835, from a volume of miscellaneous poems in manuscript in the Library of the Faculty of Advocates marked Jac. 5,7,26.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3991.A1 P675 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[1], 32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4074022M
      ISBN 100902461079
      LC Control Number79871402
      OCLC/WorldCa222509

      & 2 Booklets - Old Orkney Sea Yarns & Foysang - Poetry & Prose from writers in Orkney No. Book Title Author Published Collection 1 Contd. 59 Paperback - The Whaler of Scotland Yard Jock Murray & 2 Booklets - Old Orkney Sea Yarns & A Tale of the Press Gang in Zetlandica 60 2 Orkney paperbacks/booklets - George Washington Wilson in Orkney.   Wallace, James. A Description of the Isles of Orkney. Ed. John Small. Edinburgh: William Brown, GMB signature. Location: Orkney Library, Stromness Branch [Orkney Room Y] (Ian MacInnes Collection). [For a list of books known to have been owned by George Mackay Brown, see GMB's personal library.].

      To raise a stump of rock into a tower, rolling a stone in place as the years pass. Strangers who only know your silhouette bid it farewell and travel to Japan, Cross China, venture into India, to Europe, and, changed by time and space, Sail home over the bulging eye of ocean only to see, when landfall looms in view, The stump of rock--your tower--on the headland, and you there, rolling a stone. We have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands and will be adding a section on Orkney and Shetland. We describe our books in some detail and take images to accompany the online descriptions. Please feel free to ask for more images or additional information to help you make a choice.

      Please note that, like all early histories of Orkney, Wallace's Chapter 12 is full of inaccuracies. Description of Shetland, Orkney and Highlands of Scotland: by Richard James. Published c; reprinted in Orkney Miscellany , i, Earliest description of Orkney in English. Descripto Insularum Orcadiarum: by Jo Ben. As poet and critic William Empson wrote in his influential book Seven Types of Ambiguity (), “The machinations of ambiguity are among the very roots of poetry.” A poet may consciously join together incompatible words to disrupt the reader’s expectation of meaning, as e.e. cummings does in [anyone lived in a pretty how town].


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