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grass widow and her cow

an enchanting account of countrylife in wartime Britain

by Barbara Paynter

  • 255 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Robson Books/Parkwest in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Paynter, Barbara.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Farm life -- England.,
    • Army spouses -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Robson Books, 1997.

      StatementBarbara Paynter.
      GenrePersonal narratives, British., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811.5 .P37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL393183M
      ISBN 101861050909
      LC Control Number98070055

      PREFACE. The Publishers offer in this little volume well known and long loved stories to their young readers. The tales which have delighted the children of many generations will, they feel assured, be equally welcome in the nurseries of the present day, which, with the popularity and antiquity of the contents of the volume, justify them in styling it The National Nursery Book.   But her latest scandal is big enough to make even her oft-married mother blanch. Delilah is exiled to Kenya and her favorite stepfather's savanna manor house until gossip subsides. Fairlight is the crumbling, sun-bleached skeleton of a faded African dream, a world where dissolute expats are bolstered by gin and jazz records, cigarettes and safaris/5(34).

        Directed by J. Lee Thompson. With Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin. A four-time widow discusses her four marriages, in which all of her husbands became incredibly rich and died prematurely because of their drive to be rich.7/10(K).   California prayer book – a deck of cards. California widow – a woman separated from her husband, but not divorced. Calling- courting. Calumet- long stemmed pipe. Calzoneras- pants slit outside of leg below the knees. Camas- staple food of Native Americans northwest and Canada. Came apart- horse bucking. Camino real- public highway.

      Iâ m trying to find a book I read awhile back, it was about a young woman who discovers she can see ghosts during a visit to a cave or multiple caves as a child, and her family and friends are aware of her gift, and her roommate is a ghost, and she goes to help her sister get rid of a ghost either in her house or a house sheâ s trying to sell.   When itself cow declines the wastage from her body as urine how fool Indian Hindus thinks its sacred and medicated? It means This Hindus are even more backward in knowledge than a cow. Importance of Cow dung and urine in Hinduism by Cow is so revered in Hinduism that even its wastes are considered sacred..


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[Barbara Paynter]. The Grass Widow's Tale book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. mud pikced up by the set-back heels of the new season's shoes spattered mini-skirted legs to the thigh with minature cow-pats, which dried greenish-grey and clung like glue.

didn't even know she wrote a long series of contemporary mysteries 4/5. Barbara Paynter is the author of The Grass Widow & Her Cow ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(4).

The Grass Widow and Her Cow: An Enchanting Account of Country Life in Wartime Britain by Barbara Paynter. Pavilion Books, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality. In 9 libraries. An enchanting account of country life in wartime Britain. The last thing that Barbara Paynter's husband said to her as he boarded a train at Paddington in August was "Get a farm going darling".

That is precisely what she did. A unique insight into the dramatic changes to one woman's lifestyle in wartime, written with great humour, optimism and plenty of practical advice. Grass, however, had been a prisoner of war at 17, and the Americans had forced him to look at Dachau: it is something he mentions when he is interviewed.

Occasionally he will say that he broke with his youthful past at that moment; in this book he says he did not believe what he saw. Probably both are true. Book From the Diary of A Snail, by G Grass, revd by M Gallant; drawing of Grass including one for cow's udder, which his family refuses to eat.

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Grass Widow Grave To give grass. To confess yourself vanquished. To be knocked down in a pugilistic encounter is to " go to grass ; " to have the sack is also to go to grass, as a cow which is no longer tit for milking is sent to pasture.

Her grandmother would never let her back in the house after that. Jim lies on the grass and looks up the sky. He listens to the bees and looks at the flowers.

He thinks that Ántonia is just like she was when she was a little girl. He tells her that some day he's going to go. After making a fire and putting a pot of water to boil. Suddenly Konrad feared that the cow might fall off. “Just to be careful, I’ll go tie her up on the roof”, he thought.

In a hurry, Konrad tied a piece of rope around the cow and slipped the other end down the chimney. Downstairs, Konrad tied the rope around his waist, securing the cow. The Story of the Widow's Son MARY LAVIN road, letting her cow graze the long acre of the wayside grass, in order to spare the few poor blades that pushed up through a book at the other end!" said the widow, with the pride of those who cannot read more than a line or two.

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Grass brushed the skin above her ankle, tickling her. 0 She invented a deity of her own, a mysterious Corambe, half pagan and half Christian, and like Goethe erected to him a rustic altar of the greenest grass, the softest moss and the brightest pebbles. The cow, the cottage, and the garden were to them great riches.

And thankful to her God was the widow, for the mercies He had bestowed on her; not the least of which was the happiness she found in her boy, who was to her all that she could wish.

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