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The Ayrshire Legatees By John Galt
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The Ayrshire Legatees By John Galt
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John Galt (2 May 1779 – 11 April 1839) was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Because he was the first novelist to deal with issues of the Industrial... More > Revolution, he has been called the first political novelist in the English language. He was the founder of the city of Guelph in Canada, and father of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt of Montreal. Galt's novels are best known for their depiction of Scottish rural life, tinged with ironic humor. The Ayrshire Legatees was originally published in 1821 and it touches the lives of the humble Pringle family of Scotland which turned upside down with the news that they have been named the recipients of a relative's inheritance.< Less
Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: Scotland’s National Poet – the Bard of Ayrshire By Robert Burns
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This anthology contains a complete compendium of all poems and songs written by Scotland's national poet - Robert Burns. Arranged according to the date they were written, this anthology contains... More > both famous and lesser known works by Burns. Written in his distinct style, replete with slang and terminology native to his homeland, the poet covers subjects such as love, longing, celebration, politics and emotional expression. Deeply enthralled by the folk history of Scotland, Burns set about finding and collating texts which he used for inspiration. To this day, Burns' poem Auld Lang Syne is sung around the world at the moment the New Year comes in. Other poems, such as A Man's A Man For A' That, are celebrated for their heartfelt depth of sentiment and lyrical beauty. Known for his staunch views against poverty, which were expressed both in his poems and his letters in standard English, Burns abides as an early source of inspiration for both liberal and democratic socialist movements in the UK.< Less
Volume 1827, Dalekanium --- Dalgarven Mill – Museum of Ayrshire Country Life and Costume By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1827, Dalekanium---Dalgarven Mill – Museum of Ayrshire Country Life and Costume Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and... More > a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: Scotland’s National Poet – the Bard of Ayrshire (Hardcover) By Robert Burns
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This anthology contains a complete compendium of all poems and songs written by Scotland's national poet - Robert Burns. Arranged according to the date they were written, this anthology contains... More > both famous and lesser known works by Burns. Written in his distinct style, replete with slang and terminology native to his homeland, the poet covers subjects such as love, longing, celebration, politics and emotional expression. Deeply enthralled by the folk history of Scotland, Burns set about finding and collating texts which he used for inspiration. To this day, Burns' poem Auld Lang Syne is sung around the world at the moment the New Year comes in. Other poems, such as A Man's A Man For A' That, are celebrated for their heartfelt depth of sentiment and lyrical beauty. Known for his staunch views against poverty, which were expressed both in his poems and his letters in standard English, Burns abides as an early source of inspiration for both liberal and democratic socialist movements in the UK.< Less
The Kilmarnock Collection By John C Grant
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"Life is short - it has to be. It is every spark that illuminates our skies - gone, all too quickly, sometimes without warning - and leaving constellations of darkness within our souls. This... More > book is a scliff of life, a moment from Kilmarnock, a point in time that will never again return. Please cherish these compositions and give each and every person the immortality they truly deserve." - John C Grant. This book contains over 160 compositions for the Scottish Fiddle. Each piece of music has been written to reflect the sights, sounds and 'well kent' characters of the town of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland in 2018.< Less
The Kilmarnock Collection (Sheet Music Only) By John C Grant
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This is the sheet music only for the "Kilmarnock Collection".
The Parish Churches of Loudoun and their Clergy up to 1845: Part 1:LOUDOUN KIRK By Alastair Hendry
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The History of Loudoun Kirk, nr Galston, Ayrshire, researched by Alastair Hendry. Once the parish kirk of Loudoun, which fell into a state of disrepair after the reformation. It later became the... More > burial vault of the Campbells of Loudoun. It has since had the remains of the chancel restored thanks to Historic Scotland, The Heritage Lottery Fund and local donors, too numerous to mention individually. As a kirk, it has been re-dedicated and is now suitable for small services, including weddings and Christening. It lies in a lovely tranquil wooded area and is a favourite walk for many locals as well as being popular with visitors to the area, in particular those interested in family history. The burial ground holds many interesting memorial stones including, Lady Flora Hastings, Thomas Fleming (covenantor), Janet Little (poetess known as the Scottish Milkmaid) and many other interesting characters. More information can be found on our web site:- www.loudounkirk.org< Less
The Letters of Robert Burns By Robert Burns
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The Letters of Robert Burns. This ebook contains the letters written by the famous Scottish poet, who was born in Alloway, Ayrshire in 1759 and lived till 1796. He is just as famous for flirting with... More > the ladies as he is for his poetry.< Less
The Convoy Is To Scatter By Walter John Baker
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This is a very personal book written by W. J. Baker in 1945. It is a powerful and interesting account of how he and the crew of HMS Ayrshire worked together to survive and support other ships during... More > one of the Second World War's greatest naval disasters - PQ 17.< Less

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