North wind

by Gwyneth Jones

Publisher: VGSF in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 281 Downloads: 973
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Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Gollancz, 1994.

StatementGwyneth Jones.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15069393M
ISBN 100575059206

  Once we were in the street, the north wind blew me and the big fellow to the friend’s house just as quickly as it would blow leaves off a tree. The doorway was piled high with wreaths. Song of Solomon Awake, O north wind, &c. — These winds may signify the several dispensations of God’s Spirit. Blow upon my garden — This verse is spoken by the spouse. And she calls the garden both hers and his, because of that oneness which is between them, Song of Solomon That the spices may flow out — That my graces may be exercised. Our Creativity Capitalizing on our resourcefulness, innovation, ingenuity, and expertise See Project Highlights. The North Wind tore angrily at the cloak, but all his efforts were in vain. Then the Sun began to shine. At first his beams were gentle, and in the pleasant warmth after the bitter cold of the North Wind, the Traveler unfastened his cloak and let it hang loosely from /

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Not only is this book full of invaluable research. “Well,” said the lad, “there’s no help for it but to go to the North Wind again;” and away he went. So he came to where the North Wind lived late in the afternoon.

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The story concerns a competition between the North Wind and the Sun to decide which is the stronger of the two. The challenge was to make a passing traveler remove his cloak. However hard the North Wind blew, the traveler only wrapped his cloak tighter to keep warm, but when the Sun shone, the traveler was overcome with heat and soon took his cloak off.

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What follows is a series of wonderful adventures and experiences in which the great North Wind teaches Diamond the most valuable lessons that a human being can learn – about truth, goodness, beauty and love. The book is said to have inspired writers like CS Lewis.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by George MacDonald. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

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