chapter  11
Edinburgh, 1908-11. The Folk-Song Society
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Letthem,therefore,appearintheirnativesimplicityandnakedness. PatrickMcDonald,quotedbyLucyBroadwoodintheIntroduction tojournal.l

ForafewyearsFannyTolmie,aftersendingDrHendersonherMSS, didnothearfromhim.He,however,wasremindedofherandher songs-ifreminderwasnecessary-byaninquiryinthesummerof I907fromayoungladystudyingGaelicwithhiminSutherland. WinifredParkerwasofHighlanddescent,proudofherfourGaelicspeakinggreat-grandmothers,'aRainy,aRoseandtwoRobertsons'; butsheherself,educatedinLondon,ParisandDresden,hadtoacquire herGaelic.Stillinhertwenties,shewasanenthusiasticworkeronthe literaryandeducationalsideofAnComunnGaidhealachandalsoa memberoftheFolk-SongSocietyinLondon.