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Penelope's Progress Being Such Extracts from the Commonplace Book of Penelope Hamilton As Relate to Her Experiences in Scotland   By: (1856-1923)

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PENELOPE'S PROGRESS

by

KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN

BY MRS. WIGGIN.

THE BIRDS' CHRISTMAS CAROL. Illustrated. Square 12mo, 50 cents.

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PENELOPE'S PROGRESS. In unique Scottish binding. 16mo, $1.25.

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THE REPUBLIC OF CHILDHOOD. By Mrs. Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. In three volumes, each, 16mo, $1.00.

I. FROEBEL'S GIFTS. II. FROEBEL'S OCCUPATIONS. III. KINDERGARTEN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE.

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY,

Boston and New York.

PENELOPE'S PROGRESS

Being Such Extracts from the Commonplace Book of Penelope Hamilton As Relate to Her Experiences in Scotland

by

KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN

Boston and New York The Riverside Press

Boston And New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company

The Riverside Press, Cambridge

1899

Copyright, 1897 and 1898, by Houghton, Mifflin and Company Copyright, 1898, by Kate Douglas Riggs All Rights Reserved

Thirtieth Thousand

TO

G. C. R.

CONTENTS

PART FIRST. IN TOWN

PAGE

I. A Triangular Alliance 1

II. "Edina, Scotia's Darling Seat" 12

III. A Vision in Princes Street 18

IV. Susanna Crum couldna say 29

V. We emulate the Jackdaw 38

VI. Edinburgh Society, Past and Present 48

VII. Francesca meets th' Unconquer'd Scot 60

VIII. "What made th' Assembly shine?" 70

IX. Omnia Presbyteria est Divisa in Partes Tres 82

X. Mrs. M'collop as a Sermon Taster 93

XI. Holyrood awakens 101

XII. Farewell to Edinburgh 117

XIII. The Spell of Scotland 124

PART SECOND. IN THE COUNTRY

XIV. The Wee Theekit Hoosie in the Loaning 137

XV. Jane Grieve and her Grievances 147

XVI. The Path that led to Crummylowe 161

XVII. Playing Sir Patrick Spens 168

XVIII. Paris comes to Pettybaw 182

XIX. Fowk o' Fife 190

XX. A Fifeshire Tea Party 207

XXI. International Bickering 214

XXII. Francesca entertains the Green Eyed Monster 224

XXIII. Ballad Revels at Rowardennan 234

XXIV. Old Songs and Modern Instances 244

XXV. A Treaty between Nations 255

XXVI. "Scotland's burning! Look out!" 260

XXVII. Three Magpies and a Marriage 265

PENELOPE'S PROGRESS

PART FIRST. IN TOWN

I

"Edina, Scotia's darling seat! All hail thy palaces and towers!"

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