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2 edition of Behind the distaff found in the catalog.

Behind the distaff

Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers" Association.

Behind the distaff

an account of the activities of The Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers" Association Ltd., Manchester.

by Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers" Association.

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Published by The Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers" Association Ltd. in Manchester .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21476328M

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  Y ou can understand the rationale behind a book on Queen Elizabeth I and the women in her life. The Virgin Queen, whether played by Cate Blanchett, Helen Mirren or . Distaff, in this context, is defined as "the female branch of the family": distaff. noun. 1a stick or spindle on to which wool or flax is wound for spinning. 2 [as modifier] of or concerning women: marriage is still the passport to distaff power. Phrases. the distaff side. the female side of a .

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Behind the distaff by Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers" Association. Download PDF EPUB FB2

DISTAFF dĭs’ tăf (כִּישׁﯴר, H) KJV SPINDLE. A stick used to hold flax or wool fibers during the process of spinning. One of the virtues of a noble woman is that “She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle”.

Spindle and distaff are reversed in the KJV. Distaff is an anthology of well told stories by women for everyone. These stories make use of the unlimited settings available to Science Fiction writers. The women behind Distaff remind us of our humanity in entertaining and enjoyable ways." Douglas Van Aartsen "An eclectic collection of tales, each standing out well from the s: 4.

Behind the Distaff - An account of the Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers' Association Ltd Manchester Delivery & returns This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order.

The distaff Gospels is an excellent tool for authors. I'm presently working on a series that takes place in the fifteenth century, and find The Distaff Gospels inspiring. The French version is followed by the English translation of each "gospel" truth. Definitely worth the read. I'm keeping this one Behind the distaff book my bed!/5.

Books Behind the distaff an account of the activities of the Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers' Association Ltd., Manchester. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” is a prize-winning nonfiction book by the journalist Katherine Boo.

I was drawn to this book because I noticed these slums in. Proverbs (NIV) In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers. From to '79 he served as Director of Cataloging for the Jockey Club Information Systems and also served on the Keeneland July sales selection committee.

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A fragment of Erinna, The Distaff, translated by Translated by In his introduction, Page says: "This beautiful fragment is part of Erinna's 'Distaff', a poem written in sorrow for the death of Baucis, a friend of her girlhood. A distaff (/ ˈ d ɪ s t ɑː f /, / ˈ d ɪ s t æ f /, also called a rock) is a tool used in is designed to hold the unspun fibers, keeping them untangled and thus easing the spinning is most commonly used to hold flax, and sometimes wool, but can be used for any type of is wrapped around the distaff, and tied in place with a piece of ribbon or string.

“Behind the Beautiful Forevers” is a prize-winning nonfiction book by the journalist Katherine Boo. I was drawn to this book because I noticed these slums in Mumbai, right alongside the glittering modern airport. Other articles where The Distaff is discussed: Erinna: known in antiquity for “The Distaff,” a hexameter poem of lament for a friend, written in the local Dorian dialect.

Surviving fragments of her work include three epigrams. She is said to have died at the age of Noun. A distaff was originally a short staff that held a bundle of fibers - of flax or wool, for example - ready to be spun into yarn or thread.

Since spinning was a basic daily task customarily done by women, the distaff. - A common fan fiction meme is the 'Girl Harry' story. Some of those are really good, but most seem to be little more than an attempt to have non-canon pairings without having to deal with slash hatred.

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The Distaff Gospels (Les Évangiles des Quenouilles), a fascinating fifteenth-century collection of more than popular beliefs, constitutes a kind of encyclopedia of late medieval women’s women’s beliefs and experiences are recounted within the narrative frame of traditional gatherings where women meet with their spindles and distaffs to spin.

DISTAFF. dis'-taf (pelekh): This word occurs once in Proverbs ; "spindle" is found in the same passage. In the Revised Version (British and American) the meanings of the two words have been exchanged.

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It’s a portion from the Book of Proverbs (chapter –31) that is traditionally sung before the Friday night Shabbat meal. The origin of the custom to sing Eishet Chayil on Shabbat is unknown, but it has been widely adopted by almost every Jewish community.

The Distaff Side book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Female Characters play various roles in the Odyssey patron goddess /5. “One more thing, gentlemen, before I quit. Thomas Jefferson once said that all men are created equal, a phrase that the Yankees and the distaff side of the Executive branch in Washington are fond of hurling at us.

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Throughout Proverbs, wisdom is anthropomorphized as a woman. As early as Proverbswisdom is compared to a woman who shouts in the streets, chastising fools and g: Behind the distaff.The Countess of Prague is the wonderfully exciting introduction to Beatrice von Falklenburg, known to her intimates as Trixie, who will lead us from Prague through Europe and occasionally beyond on a ten-book set of investigations that begins in and finishes in /5.

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