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The Book of Hallowe'en

The Book of Hallowe'en by Ruth Edna Kelley
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This book is intended to give the reader an account of the origin and history of Hallowe’en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas.
The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe’en ideas.

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[Illustration: HALLOWE'EN FESTIVITIES.

From an Old English Print ]

The Book of Hallowe'en

By

RUTH EDNA KELLEY, A. M.

Lynn Public Library

ILLUSTRATED

BOSTON

LOTHROP, LEE & SHEPARD CO.

Published, August, 1919

COPYRIGHT, 1919, BY LOTHROP, LEE & SHEPARD CO.

All Rights Reserved

The Book of Hallowe'en

Norwood Press BERWICK & SMITH CO. NORWOOD, MASS. U. S. A.

To my Mother and the memory of my Father who inspired and encouraged me in the writing of this book

PREFACE

This book is intended to give the reader an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year, such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 3 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - May 7, 2014
Look at the chapter titles as they say it all. I didn't find this as interesting as I expected to. I did enjoy and appreciate chapter 5.


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