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3 edition of The frogs of Windham found in the catalog.

The frogs of Windham

The frogs of Windham

an original comic opera in three acts

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Published by J.J. Kiernan in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by N.W. Leavitt ; composed by Burton E. Leavitt
    SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
    ContributionsLeavitt, N. W.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination24 p
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15206142M

    These maps listed reported sightings of deformed frogs in the area. The two counties I looked at closely were Windham County and Rutland County, which is located north of my uncle‘s property. When I went to see if there was any information listed for Windham County, this is what I found.   The night was still and the voices of the contestants sounded clearly into the village, the piping of the smaller being construed into “Colonel Dyer,” and the grumble of the bull-frogs into “Elderkin, too.” The “frog scare” was a subject of pleasantry directed against Windham for years afterward.

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    Book list The Wonderful World of Shel Silverstein Shel Silverstein's masterful collections of poems and drawings are at once outrageously funny and profound — beloved by children of all ages. THE WINDAM FROGS. On a cloudy night in July, , the people of Windham, Connecticut, were awakened by screams and shrill voices. Some sprang up and looked to the priming of their muskets, for they were sure that the Indians were coming; others vowed that the voices were those of witches or devils, flying overhead; a few ran into the streets with knives and fire-arms, while others fastened.


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The frogs of Windham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The bizarre story of the Great Windham Frog Fight spread across the United States and all the way to Europe during the 18 th century.

People celebrated it in song and print in the 19 th century and commemorated by foot frog sculptures in the 20 th. In addition, those sculptures appeared in a Zippy the Pinhead comic in the 21 st. One ballad, called The Bull-Frog Fight.

Five Green and Speckled Frogs: A Count-and-Sing Book Priscilla Burris. out of 5 stars Board book. $ # Tuesday David Wiesner out of 5 stars Paperback.

$ # Everything You Need to Know About Frogs and Other Slippery Creatures DK. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ # Frog and Toad and Friends Box Set (I. But the legend of the battle of the frogs will forever come to life whenever someone is shown a note from the Windham Bank.

References: 1. Higbee, Lillian Marsh. Bacchus of Windham and the Frog Fight, (Source of quotations). Larned, Ellen D. History of Windham County Connecticut, Wrocester, Mass.

Charles Hamilton, 3. Todd. His book, ''Legendary Connecticut,'' documents almost legends from around the state. 52 is the Windham Frog Fight. On a June night in the residents of Windham. By Michael Hoberman. Visitors to Willimantic, a former city now consolidated with the town of Windham, may wonder why the bridge that spans the Willimantic River is so festively decorated with frog bronze sculptures by Leo Jensen were part of a design for a new bridge approved for construction in the s, but the answer to why frogs were incorporated into the design.

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Details *. The best children's picture books, fiction or nonfiction, about frogs/toads. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Frogs and Toads All Sang, by Arnold Lobel and Adrianne Lobel Each page of this book delivers a delightful slice-of-amphibian-life poem accompanied by a vibrant, charming illustration.

Subjects include: a toad who’s concerned with the appearance of his skin; polliwog school (where they only learn to wiggle, squirm, and giggle); and the. Full text of "The Battle of the frogs, at Windham, with various accounts and three of the most popular ballads on the subject" See other formats (lass F \ f- frogs, AT WINDHAM/WITH VARIOUS ACCOUNTS AND THREE OF THE MOST POPULAR BALLADS OX THE SUBJECT, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY WILLIAM L.

WEAVER. 8Pcs xIn Green Frog Leaf Strip Patchwork Cotton Fabric-Fat Quarters Fabric Bundles Baby-Fat Quarters Fabric Autumn-Patchwork Fabrics for Quilting Sewing Doll Cloth-Fabric Sewing Material Craft. About five miles from Windham. The cause was this:—the summer’s sun: Had dried their pond away there: So shallow, that to save their souls: The bull-frogs could not stay there.

So in a regiment they hopp’d, With many a curious antic, Along the road which led unto: The river Minnomantic. Soon they in sight of Windham came; All in. ASSEMBLE THE BOOK: Open the cover page (like a folder) and slip the pages inside so that when you open the cover you'll see page 1 -- the unfolded edges of the pages will go against the folded part of the cover.

Close the cover page and tap the book so everything lines up. Put three or four staples along the edge to hold the book together.

Today, the pond where Windham's early settlers battled the frogs is somewhat larger, about six acres, owing to the water level having been raised by a higher dam. It is located about a mile east of the old village, now called Windham Center, on the road toward Scotland, Connecticut.

This modern road, State Ro was designated a Scenic. The Book Doctor investigates why frogs (and toads) are omnipresent in children’s stories from all over the world, from Aboriginal myth to Jeremy Fisher – and recommends her favourite froggy.

Book/Printed Material The Battle of the frogs, at Windham, with various accounts and three of the most popular ballads on the subject. About this Item. Title The Battle of the frogs, at Windham, with various accounts and three of the most popular ballads on the subject.

This frog book takes kids along the adventure of one very large frog family. After Mother and Father frog watch all of their eggs hatch and grow into frogs, they quickly realize their pond is much too little. They know it’s time to move ponds and set off out of the security of their tiny pond to find a new home big enough for the entire.

Select one of our new collections here, or you can click on "new arrivals" in the red banner to scroll through all of our new fabrics. If you are interested in seeing what we have on order that will be here soon, click on "Coming Soon". Title The Frogs of Windham Contributor Names Leavitt, Burton E.

(composer) Created / Published. This informative title introduces readers to the fundamentals of frog life; kids will be fascinated by hatching tadpoles, the development into froglets, and the list of predators frogs must avoid.

Although this is a nonfiction book, it is so engaging that it seems, at times, like a story. Giant Frogs in Willimantic. The story behind the giant frogs on the bridge: In the mids, local Windham-ites were awakened by a horrible flood of noises, a sort of bellowing and shrieking that seemed to come directly from above.

The townspeople were terrified. Frogs and Windham have been linked ever since. The site of the “Bullfrog Battle” — located near Windham’s border with nearby Scotland, Connecticut, alongside a state highway — is now.The Battle of the Frogs is a local legend in Windham, Connecticut that took place in Legend.

The so-called battle was actually a large-scale death of frogs in a millpond known as Frogsometimes misrepresented asthere was a severe drought happening in Windham.The following account of the events which led to the Frogs of Windham legend originally appeared in John Warner Barber's book, Connecticut Historic Collections, published in It was taken from earlier accounts.

"On a dark cloudy dismal night in the month of July, A. D.the inhabitants of Windham, a small town in the Eastern part of.