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Under the eildon tree

Sydney Goodsir Smith

Under the eildon tree

by Sydney Goodsir Smith

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Published by Scotsoun in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSydney Goodsir Smith ; reading by Alexander Scott, Donald Campbell ; introduction by Alexander Scott.
ContributionsScott, Alexander, 1920-, Campbell, Donald.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20596455M

Books with Sydney Goodsir Smith. Arts of Resistance: Poets, Portraits and Landscapes of Modern Scotland by. Alexander Moffat. avg rating — 2 ratings — published add/edit characters Sydney Goodsir Smith's 'Under the Eildon Tree' An Essay by. Eric Gold. His Scottish blood was immensely important: Byron’s mother had been a Gordon. But the Learmonths of Ercildoune provided Lermontov with an even better poetic lineage. One of them had fought with Duncan against Macbeth; another was Thomas the Rhymer, who kissed the Queen of Elfland under the Eildon Tree, according to the ballad.

May 09,  · Thomas the Rhymer and his Eildon Tree Thomas the Rhymer meets the faerie queen under the Eildon Tree by Katherine Cameron An intimate association between faeries and trees is found even further back in the literary tradition, in the ballad of ‘Thomas the Rhymer.’. Sep 28,  · As in Borrobil Jean is a slightly more compelling character than Donald although, older now, she has lost the charming habit of inventing words as she did in the earlier book. For much of The Eildon Tree they are under the protection of two knights, Hugh of the Hill and Gilbert of the Long Bow, both of whom are very brave but otherwise slightly.

In the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer, the Scots poet is taken away by the Queen of Elfland as he sits beneath an ancient thorn known as the Eildon tree. In another old rhyme, the Ballad of Sir Cawline, a lady dares the hero to go to Eldridge Hill where a hawthorn grows, to await there the faery king. Nov 19,  · Come riding down by the Eildon Tree. Her skirt was o the grass-green silk, Her mantle o the velvet fyne, At ilka tett of her horse's mane Hung fifty siller bells and nine. True Thomas he pulld aff his cap, And louted low down on his knee: "Hail to thee, .


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Under the Eildon tree: a poem in XXIV elegies. [Sydney Goodsir Smith]. All under the Eildon Tree. ‘Now, ye maun go wi’ me,’ she said, 25 ‘True Thomas, ye maun go wi’ me, And ye maun serve me seven years, Thro weal or woe as may chance to be.’ She’s mounted on her milk-white steed, She’s taen True Thomas up behind, And aye, whene’er her bridle rang, The steed gaed swifter than the wind.

In William Croft Dickinson's children book The Eildon Tree (), two modern children meeting Thomas the Rhymer and travel back in time to a critical point in Scottish history.

Thomas is one of the main characters of Alexander Reid's play The Lass wi the Muckle Mou (). Nigel Tranter, Scottish writer authored the novel True Thomas ().Known for: Prophecy.

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