The well o" the world"s end, and other folk tales.

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The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 188 p.
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On his way he learns of "The Well at the World's End". Those who drink from the Well become imbued with strength, youth and immortality, but it is clear that the waters transform more than the bodies of those /5(61). The Well at the World's End was among the very first of its kind--it is an epic romance of duplicity, machination, passion, and wizardry, and is, in short, a vast odyssey into the weird.

It is a beautifully rich fantasy, a vibrant fairy tale without fairies/5(30). The Well at the World's End is a high fantasy novel by the British artist, poet, and author William was first published in and has been reprinted a number of times since, most notably in two parts as the 20th and 21st volumes of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, in Author: William Morris.

“A great travel writer and more importantly a great traveler.” —Sydney Morning Herald When A. Mackinnon quits his job in Australia, he knows only that he longs to travel to the well at the world’s end, a mysterious pool on a remote Scottish island whose waters, legend has it, Released on: Janu The Well at the World's End: A Tale - Kindle edition by Morris, William.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Well at the World's End: A s: The Well at the World's End by Again 17 Ralph Cometh to the House of Abundance 18 Of Ralph in the Castle of Abundance 19 Ralph Readeth in a Book Concerning the Well at the World's End 20 Ralph Meeteth a Man in the Wood 21 Ralph Weareth Away Three Days Uneasily 22 An Adventure in the Wood 23 The Leechcraft of the Lady 24 Supper and Slumber.

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As other reviewers have /5(32). Well, the girl started off, and asked every one she met to tell her where was the Well of the World's End.

But nobody knew, and she didn't know what to do, when a queer little old woman, all bent double, told her where it was, and how she could get to it.

So she did what the old woman told her, and at last arrived at the Well of the World's End. Genre/Form: Fairy tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacManus, Seumas, Well o' the world's end, and other folk tales. New York, Macmillan,   The Well at the World's End is a fantasy novel by the British artist, poet, and author William Morris.

Using language with elements of the medieval tales which were his models, Morris tells the story of Ralph of Upmeads, the fourth and youngest son of a minor king, who sets out, contrary to his parents' wishes, to find knightly adventure and seek the Well at the World's End, a magic well which Reviews: Buy a cheap copy of The Well at the World's End book by William Morris.

In the land of the Upmeads, King Peter's sons thirst for adventure and the King agrees that all except Ralph, the youngest, may go forth.

But Ralph secretly makes Free shipping over $ The Wells Between The World was a good book where Idris Limpet was sent to death but survive with the help of Ambrose later taken to the Valley of Apple to become a monstergroom; where he discover the truth behind the well and his background.

Tring to stop the queen and prince before Lyonesse is drowned in the wells water/5(78). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Buy a cheap copy of The Well at the World's End book by William Morris. Long ago there was a little land, over which ruled a regulus or kinglet, who was called King Peter, though his kingdom was but little.

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He had four sons whose names Free shipping over $ He sets out in search of the Well at World's End, which grants near-immortality and a heightened sense of destiny. Free Download (below donate buttons) Last week, aro people downloaded books from my site - 9 people gave donations.

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Find items in libraries near you. The Well's End is the type of story that readers will undoubtedly read long after dark, riveted and unable to put the book down until it's been finished in a single sitting.

I knew from the start that this would be a book for me, blending the most powerful aspects of horror, mystery and cinematic-style adventure into a novel that is both /5(). The author of this book, The Well at the World's End, was an English poet, writer, textile designer and social commentator who lived decades before cars.

Amazon also often has reviews mixing up or combining the reviews for completely different editions of a book or for different books with the same name or similar names, or of authors with Reviews: The Well at World's End was one of William Morris' fantasy novels.

Set in a medival fantasy setting, the hero, Ralph of Upmeads, a minor son of a minor king, sets out in search of the Well at World's End. This well grants near-immortality and a heightened sense of destiny. Ralph meets a mysterious woman who has found the well, however, she is.

In the meadow, by the Well of the World’s End.” Well, she didn’t mind doing that, so she got it a bowl of milk and bread, and fed it well. And when the frog, had finished, it said: “Go with me to bed, my hinny, my heart, Go with me to bed, my own darling; Mind you the words you spake to me, Down by the cold well, so weary.”.

Well, the girl started off, and asked everyone she met to tell her where was the Well of the World's End. But nobody knew, and she didn't know what to do, when a queer little old woman, all bent double, told her where it was, and how she could get to it.

So she did what the old woman told her, and at last arrived at the Well of the World's End. Widely recognized as the forerunner to modern fantasy, The Well at the World’s End is a magnificent tale of romance and adventure and a major influence on the works of J.

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Lewis. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices. The Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, normally shortened to The WELL, is one of the oldest virtual communities in continuous operation.

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[needs update] It is best known for its Internet forums, but also provides email, shell accounts, and web discussion and topics on The WELL range from deeply serious to trivial, depending on the nature and interests. Well, just as the day was beginning to break, what should the frog say but: "Chop off my head, my hinny, my heart, Chop off my head, my own darling; Remember the promise you promised to me, At the World's End Well but this morning." At first the girl wouldn't, for she thought of what the frog had done for her at the Well of the World's End.

The Well at the World’s End is a fabulous book. Mackinnon is a romantic, a travel tragic and a superb raconteur all rolled into one, and I’d love to have him as a guest at my next dinner-party Back in the s, Mackinnon set off from Australia on the obligatory see-the-world.

LibriVox recording of The Well at the World's End: Book 3: The Road to The Well at the World's End by William Morris. Read in English by Paezra; Amelia Chesley; TomDavisBeal; ToddHW; April In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure.

“The Well at the World’s End” by A.J. Mackinnon As an innocent 19 year old Australian Mackinnon visited the mystical Scottish Isle of Iona where he bathed in The Well of Eternal Youth and was conned by Ms Pixie, an attractive American New Ager in search of Druids.

Sadder, Wiser, and Poorer he left the island for reality and eight years Reviews: Buy a cheap copy of The Well at the World's End: The Road book by William Morris. In the land of the Upmeads, King Peter's sons thirst for adventure and the King agrees that all except Ralph, the youngest, may go forth.

But Ralph secretly makes Free shipping over $The Well of the World's End from English Fairy Tales. The Well of the World's End is an Anglo-Scottish Border fairy tale, recorded in the Scottish Lowlands, collected by Joseph Jacobs in English Fairy source was The Complaynt of Scotland, and he notes the tale's similarity to the German Frog that tale, it is Aarne-Thompson typeThe Frog King.