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The Kraken

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6zc810f
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f

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Title The Kraken
Description rfere blown about the sky like sheets of paper. Fishermen feared to cast nets and farmers had difficulty getting onto rainsoaked fields; seeds rotted village of Skyum ran short of supplies and people became hungry and ill. Everyone was discouraged and some folks turned to old rituals to drive away the evils that had befallen them. One day a young man mounted on an old work horse came trotting into the Reenberg yard. "Tell Tnger Marie and Frederick to r.nms tn the nhumhyard this evening," he said. "The young folks are gathering to drive away the evil curse that hangs over "It's about time that someone did something," said grandmother, who happened to be outside. "I'll tell them. They'll be there." Inger and Frederick returned home later in the "Clap your hands, stomp your feet, Let your arms fly, high Vanish hags, vanish trolls. Melt into the sky," chanted Inger Marie, as she marched around the kitchen, waving her arms. She actually frightened little Karen who hid under the table. "There was a woman there," continued Inger Marie, "a stranger who led us in old-time chants. She told us that a wicked old hag, hiding somewhere in the shadows, is responsible for all our troubles. She wants us to find her, that she may be punished." "Nonsense," replied mother. "old hags of that sort died years ago." "They could return." declared "Grandfather, what is a Kraken?" asked Frederick, "Don1t say that word!" exclaimed grandfather. "No one has dared speak of it these many years. We were told that if we ever breathed its name, it may-return to haunt us." "Well, what is it? A man down in the churchyard was talking about it," replied Frederick. "I could not hear all that he had to say." "Well, then the spell is broken, and I may as 73
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Identifier 086_The Kraken.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323475
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f/323475