The Mistletoe and the Sword by A. Seton

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ISBN 100891904425
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The descriptions of the British countryside in AD 60, aswell as the depictions of the various British tribes, were excellent. The Mistletoe And The Sword By Anya Seton - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time : Anya Seton. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mistletoe and the Sword by Anya Seton (Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Anya Seton's The Mistletoe and the Sword tells the story of Roman officer Quintus Tullius's adventures in Britain at the time of Boudicea's uprising. Arriving in Britain to join the Ninth 'Hispana' Legion, Quintus is determined to find the bones of his grandfather, who had been killed by Druids a century before/5(9).

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The Legend of the Mistletoe Bough is a horror story which has been associated with many mansions and stately homes in England. A new bride, playing a game of hide-and-seek or trying to get away from the crowd during her wedding breakfast, hides in a chest in an attic and is unable to is not discovered by her family and friends, and suffocates or dies of thirst.

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Another famous chapter in mistletoe folklore comes from Norse mythology. As the story goes, when the god Odin’s son Baldur was prophesied to.

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This book is really four short stories with holiday magic at their heart. The characters have different struggles (one realizes she's fallen for her best friend's boyfriend, while another, in a twist on The Gift of the Magi, wishes she could afford a real gift for her guy).In the end, all the characters learn a lesson -- and get kissed.3/5.

Washington Irving (), American author, notes another tradition in kissing beneath the mistletoe in Old Christmas From the Sketch Book of Washington Irving: "The mistletoe is still hung up in farm-houses and kitchens at Christmas; and the young men have the privilege of kissing the girls under it, plucking each time a berry from the bush.

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From the master of the Christmas novel, The Mistletoe Secret is a moving holiday story about two people who brave loneliness and loss to find love. Twenty-nine-year-old Kelly Arrington is at a low point in life.

Briefly married, her husband abandoned her before the birth of their stillborn child.5/5(1). The mystical power of mistletoe, and the tradition of kissing under this plant, owes its origin to the legend of Goddess Frigga and her son Balder. Frigga was the Goddess of Love and her son, Balder, was the God of the Summer Sun.

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