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" ... impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she strove to refrain from the vibration, which she believed would occasion the strange and... "
Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745: William Maxwell, earl of ... - Page 344
by Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1845
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62

Scotland - 1847
...with the belief that they were fairies — who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eyelid to another —...strange and magnificent apparition to become invisible." But whether the eye winked or not, there they were — substantial able-bodied fellows ; ' what could...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Sir Walter Scott - 1848
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...than the presence of fairies, or even demons."— .Scorr, ante, voL xx. pp. 83.] English soldiery with unusual rigour.1 From Invergarry the fugitive...
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Periodical Criticism, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1835
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment. Obliged to fly, though now so old and infirm that he was...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Periodical criticism

Sir Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1835
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment. Obliged to fly, though now so old and infirm that he was...
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Periodical criticism, Volume 20

Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1835
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...•which he had depended had fallen to crush him, apd he only met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment....
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Tales of a Grandfather: Scotland

Sir Walter Scott - 1836
...impressed with the belief that they weru fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...than the presence of fairies, or even demons."— SCOTT, ante, vol. xx. pp. 83. J English soldiery with unusual rigour.1 From Invergarry the fugitive...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Tales of a grandfather

Walter Scott - France - 1836
...were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of tlie eye-lid to another, she strove to refrain from the...than the presence of fairies, or even demons."— SCOTT, ante, vol. xx. pp. 83. J English soldiery with unusual rigour.1 From Invergarry the fugitive...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1816
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment. Obliged to fly, though now so old and infirm that he was...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment. Obliged to fly, though now so old and infirm that he was...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...impressed with the belief that they were fairies, who, according to Highland tradition, are visible to men only from one twinkle of the eye-lid to another, she...met the Chevalier to exchange mutual condolences. Yet Lovat lost neither heart nor judgment. Obliged to fly, though now so old and infirm that he was...
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