1 edition of Christmas rhymes; or, three night"s revelry. found in the catalog.
Christmas rhymes; or, three night"s revelry.
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A few nights later, Anne prepared for the debut of her originally-written performance for the cast and crew of the Avonlea town Christmas Pageant. It was the second to last rehearsal before the curtain went up (metaphorically, of course, since the community hall did not have a stage curtain) and all their hard work would be displayed for the. As an alternative to seeking often non-existent political or sexual connotations in nursery rhymes, some rhymes have been reinterpreted to give them a Christian twist. Instead of retro-fitting sexual symbolism to a rhyme, Christian symbolism is read into it (much like the recent Christian reinterpretation of "Twelve Days of Christmas").
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Lamont collaborated with her sister on a volume of poetry, Christmas rhymes, or Three nights' revelry, inwhich she illustrated. She also wrote a novel published inLove versus money.
ReferencesBorn: c/ "Christmas Rhymes, or Three Nights' Revelry," written and illustrated by her and her sister Frances, and dedicated to Lady Dufferin, was published in Belfast in Towards the end of her life she settled in England, where she was a friend of Dickens and Ruskin.
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