Strange Visitor, The

DESCRIPTION: "A wife was sitting at her reel ae nicht... and aye she wished for company." A body comes in in pieces: Large feet, small legs and thighs, at last a great head. She asks about each part; the visitor explains its purpose. Which is to take her soul
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Montgomerie)
KEYWORDS: death loneliness
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Montgomerie-ScottishNR 196, "(A wife was sitting at her reel ae nicht)" (1 text)
DT, STRANVIS

File: MSNR196

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