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Penelope's Progress

BEING SUCH EXTRACTS FROM
THE COMMONPLACE BOOK
OF PENELOPE HAMILTON
AS RELATE TO HER
EXPERIENCES IN
SCOTLAND

BY

KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN

 
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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY
The Riverside Press, Cambridge
1898

 

COPYRIGHT, 1897 AND 1898, BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1898, BY KATE DOUGLAS RIGGS

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

 

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TO

G. C. R.

 

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THE BIRDS' CHRISTMAS CAROL. Illustrated. Square 12mo, 50 cents.

THE STORY OF PATSY. Illustrated. Square 12mo, 60 cents.

A SUMMER IN A CAÑON. A California Story. Illustrated. 16mo, $1.25.

TIMOTHY'S QUEST. A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, who cares to read it. 16mo, $1.00.

The Same. Holiday Edition. Illustrated. Crown 8vo, $1.50.

A CATHEDRAL COURTSHIP, AND PENELOPE'S ENGLISH EXPERIENCES. Illustrated. 16mo, $1.00.

PENELOPE'S PROGRESS. In unique Scottish binding. 16mo, $1.25.

POLLY OLIVER'S PROBLEM. Illustrated. 16mo, $1.00.

The Same. In Riverside School Library. 60 cents, net.

THE VILLAGE WATCH-TOWER. 16mo, $1.00.

MARM LISA. 16mo, $1.00.

NINE LOVE SONGS, AND A CAROL. Music by Mrs. Wiggin. Words by Herrick, Sill, and others. Square 8vo $1.25.


THE STORY HOUR. A Book for the Home and Kindergarten. By Mrs. Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. Illustrated. 16mo, $1.00.

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS. By Mrs. Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. A Book of Nursery Logic. 16mo, $1.00.

THE REPUBLIC OF CHILDHOOD. By Mrs. Wiggin and Nora A. Smith. In three volumes, each, 16mo, $1.00.

I. FROEBEL'S GIFTS.

II. FROEBEL'S OCCUPATIONS.

III. KINDERGARTEN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE.

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Boston and New York.

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  1. CONTENTS
     

    PART FIRST. IN TOWN

     
  2. PAGE
  3. I.
    A Triangular Alliance
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    1
  4. II.
    "Edina, Scotia's Darling Seat"
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    12
  5. III.
    A Vision in Princes Street
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    18
  6. IV.
    Susanna Crum couldna say
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    29
  7. V.
    We emulate the Jackdaw
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    38
  8. VI.
    Edinburgh Society, Past and Present
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    48
  9. VII.
    Francesca meets th' Unconquer'd Scot
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    60
  10. VIII.
    "What made th' Assembly shine?"
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    70
  11. IX.
    Omnia Presbyteria est Divisa in Partes Tres
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    82
  12. X.
    Mrs. M'Collop as a Sermon-Taster
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    93
  13. XI.
    Holyrood awakens
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    101
  14. XII.
    Farewell to Edinburgh
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    117
  15. XIII.
    The Spell of Scotland
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    124
  16.  

    PART SECOND. IN THE COUNTRY

     
  17. XIV.
    The Wee Theekit Hoosie in the Loaning
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    137
  18. XV.
    Jane Grieve and her Grievances
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    147
  19. XVI.
    The Path that led to Crummylowe
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    161
  20. XVII.
    Playing Sir Patrick Spens
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    168
  21. XVIII.
    Paris comes to Pettybaw
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    182
  22. XIX.
    Fowk o' Fife
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    190
  23. XX.
    A Fifeshire Tea-Party
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    207
  24. XXI.
    International Bickering
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    214
  25. XXII.
    Francesca entertains the Green-Eyed Monster
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    224
  26. XXIII.
    Ballad Revels at Rowardennan
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    234
  27. XXIV.
    Old Songs and Modern Instances
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    244
  28. XXV.
    A Treaty between Nations
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    255
  29. XXVI.
    "Scotland's burning! Look out!"
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    260
  30. XXVII.
    Three Magpies and a Marriage
    ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    265


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