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  Granny Weatherwax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the triple nature of a coven (maiden, mother and crone), Granny Weatherwax is the crone.
Granny Weatherwax nursed her mother until the time of her death, and is a distant cousin to Galder Weatherwax, a former Archchancellor of the Unseen University.
Granny Weatherwax is the only known witch to have successfully 'Borrowed' a swarm of bees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Granny_Weatherwax   (1297 words)

 Granny Esmerelda Weatherwax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Granny's special talent is to be able to get into the minds of animals and bees.
Granny is quite attractive and not as old as she would have us believe, has difficulty growing warts, with the complexion of a rose, all her own teeth and piercing sapphire blue eyes.
When picking herbs from her garden Granny uses a knife and holds a chair in front of her with a leather hat, gloves and apron as a second line of defence.
www.area51b.freeserve.co.uk /dworld/granny.htm   (457 words)

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If it wasn't well known that Granny Weatherwax was tough, anyone might have thought she had just had the shock of her life and was practically desperate to take part in a bit of ordinary everyday bickering.
Granny Weatherwax had nothing against trolls but she felt instinctively that if more trolls stopped wearing suits and walking upright, and went back to living under bridges and jumping out * Many of the more traditional dwarf tribes have no female pronouns, like 'she' or 'her'.
One thing about Granny Weatherwax's broomstick - it was one of the very old-fashioned ones, built in the days when broomsticks * Nanny Ogg sent a number of cards home to her family, not a single one of which got back before she did.
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 Terry Pratchett - Equal Rites excerpt
Granny was old and tired and not entirely clear about things after a long day, but to survive as a witch requires an ability to jump to very large conclusions and as she stared at the staff in the flames and heard the scream her hands were already reaching for the big fl kettle.
Granny took the child in her arms and tried to comfort her; she wasn't sure how one went about it, but a distracted patting on the back and vague reassuring noises seemed to work, and the screams became wails and, eventually, sobs.
Granny didn't mingle her thoughts with the bees very often, partly because insect minds were strange, alien things that tasted of tin, but mostly because she suspected that the Swarm was a good deal more intelligent than she was.
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 Granny Weatherwax...
There have to be good witches and bad witches - Granny Weatherwax is a bad witch that has to be good because she knows not only the difference between right and left but also between right and wrong.
Granny Weatherwax had never heard of psychiatry and would have had no truck with it even if she had.
...Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was.
www.y2012.de /faces/weatherwax.html   (518 words)

 The Witches
To say that Granny weatherwax has a powerful personality would be a huge understatement and a fatal one were she ever to hear anyone say it.
Although Granny has all the characteristics of a bad witch she has always come down on the side of good however there are several people who would disagree with that analysis.
Granny Weatherwax is definitly the unspoken leader of the three witches.
www.ankhmorpork.brfc.net /witches.htm   (559 words)

 Amazon.com: Equal Rites: Books: Terry Pratchett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Granny is a traditional witch; she doesn't hold with living in towns and selling love potions and other sundry matters.
Granny Weatherwax, the town witch who delivered young Esk, knows that the girl must now learn to control the extraordinary powers she has been bequeathed before they start to control her.
As Granny sees it, wizardry is high magic composed of science, "jommetry" and power, while witchcraft is a magic grounded in nature, herbs and "headology." Esk feels she can handle either type of magic and she turns wizardry on its ear as she proceeds to demonstrate what she can accomplish.
www.amazon.com /Equal-Rites-Terry-Pratchett/dp/0061020699   (2764 words)

 Amazon.ca: Witches Abroad: Books: Terry Pratchett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You don't tell Granny Weatherwax that anything is impossible for her to do, though, nor do you tell her you need her help, not unless you don't want her to come.
Granny's character is especially well-developed in this novel, and the new-found insights into her childhood offer quite a telling new insight into her personality.
Granny Weatherwax is one of my favorite Discworld characters, combining an acid tongue with Socratic wisdom - tough as nails and proud of it.
www.amazon.ca /Witches-Abroad-Terry-Pratchett/dp/0575049804   (1819 words)

 Who's Who: Witches of Discworld
Granny Weatherwax was the most highly-regarded of the leaders they didn't have." She was also the original witch who made her debut in Equal Rites, although Granny has changed substantially since then.
Granny is accomplished at both, but headology is the more fundamental part of witchcraft on the Discworld.
Where Granny Weatherwax sometimes seems troubled by her vocation as a 'good' witch, Nanny Ogg has no such problems.
www.discworldmonthly.co.uk /whoswho_witches.php   (581 words)

 Quotes List
It was one of the few sorrows of Granny Weatherwax's life that, despite all her efforts she'd arrive at the peak of her career with a complexion like a rosy apple and all her teeth.
A problem, however, was that Granny saw every flight simple as a straight line from A to B and was unable to get alongside the idea that other users of the air might have any rights whatsoever; the flight migration patterns of an entire continent had been changed because of that simple fact.
Grany Weatherwax had nothing against trolls but she felt instinctively that if more trolls stopped wearing suits and walking upright, and went back to living under bridges and jumping out and eating people,as nature intended, then the world would be a happier place.
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 Weatherwax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granny Weatherwax, a character from Terry Pratchett's Discworld series
Seema Aissen Weatherwax (born 1905), a Ukrainian political activist and photographer
Frank and Rudd Weatherwax, American actors and animal trainers
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 Newsgroup Discussions: Granny after CJ
she offered the same to granny but granny could see the cost (the elf queen would control you) and was not willing to pay that way, her way she only owe's herself and the witch who trained her (and that don't count).
It may well be that Granny has had to work harder than some to gain her current mastery, but it is repeatedly emphasised throughout the novels that she is the most powerful and highly respected witch in the Ramtops.
Granny having an extraordinary aptitude for magic is not inherently contradictory with Granny not having an extraordinary "spark" of magic.
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 Esmerelda "Granny" Weatherwax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Granny Weatherwax lives near Bad Ass in Lancre.
Judging by Granny Weatherwax's personality, you would think that she was a "bad witch".
She has a short temper and a sharp tongue, and is competitive, selfish and ambitious.
www.angelfire.com /bc2/disc/granny.html   (152 words)

 dracothelizard: Well, you guys had long enough to ask me
Granny would also make them think they were very, very happy with whatever they got.
Granny and Sir would argue over who gets to lead, resulting in both of them trying to lead the other, which would also be bad.
Granny wins home the giant teddy from the shooting gallery, after having a chat with the shooting gallery's owner about the way the guns are bent so they don't shoot straight.
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 Cat's Corner, Quote Page 2
Granny very carefully lifted the crown off her head--it was an effort, it didn't like it much--and laid it on the table.
Granny nodded, and fished in the deepest recesses of her cloak.
She [Granny] looked down at a landscape of sudden death and jagged beauty, and knew it was looking back at her, as a dozing man may watch a mosquito.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Terry Pratchett - Witches Abroad at Epinions.com
As they near Genua, Granny Weatherwax is getting nervous, she has seen a mirror with the reflection of her sister in it.
This sister is making the stories come true by using mirror magic and Granny has to stop her, by stopping the stories from coming true.
The friendly banter which is exchanged between nanny ogg and granny weatherwax is very funny, this is where Terry Pratchetts humour is, with similarities and whit.
www.epinions.com /content_119542746756   (646 words)

 Maskerade (Discworld S.) Book at Shop Ireland
Esme Weatherwax as an author's agent is a formidable figure.
Maskerade is the story of two witches, Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg.
Favourite bits of this book would have to be Nanny Ogg's cooking, Agnes's voice, and Granny Weatherwax (one of my all time favourite discworld characters).
www.shopireland.ie /books/reviews/0552142360   (1265 words)

 The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
The effect that one's elders can have on you and your life, even after they've gone, is presented with marvelous effect by a series of mini-flashbacks where Tiffany remembers a series of relevant episodes involving her Granny Aching, a woman who took a decidedly unique and effective approach to shepherding.
The power of Granny Aching is quite evident, as is her similarity to Granny Weatherwax, Pratchett's more well-known witch, but at the same time she is different enough to not feel like a recycled character.
There are also those who might say that Tiffany may be a representation of what Granny Weatherwax may have been like when she was younger, but she is most definitely her own person...it is difficult to believe that Granny Weatherwax would have ever taken some of the attitudes that Tiffany does as her character advances.
www.scifidimensions.com /Jun03/weefreemen.htm   (611 words)

Atalanta de Plainswalker says: teach me please Granny Granny Weatherwax asks: What would you like me to teach you then, Atalanta de Plainswalker? tell atalanta makes you want to kick her doesn't it? You ask Atalanta de Plainswalker: makes you want to kick her doesn't it? > Atalanta de Plainswalker nods.
Granny Weatherwax stares down her nose at you.
witches granny wipes her butt with the badger in the privy JasminWort D'justice tells you: :P You whisper into the small stick.
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 Terry Pratchett's MASKERADE book review
And don’t forget the greatest witch in all the lands, Granny Weatherwax, lives in the small village of Bad Ass.
While Nanny works to get Granny interested in a trip to Ankh-Morpork to retrieve the young could-be-a-witch, the run-away herself manages to join the staff of the Opera House.
Thus we have Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg in the great city of Ankh-Morpork, trying to solve the mystery of the Ghost while also trying to convince Agnes that being a witch is not a bad thing (
www.feoamante.com /Stories/Reviews/T_Pratchet/Masque.html   (954 words)

Granny Weatherwax was the most highly regarded of the leaders they didn't have." [
Of course Granny Weatherwax made a great play of her independence and self-reliance.
QUOTATION; "Granny Weatherwax was not a jouster in the lists of love but, as an intelligent onlooker, she knew how the game was played." (Terry Pratchett in "Maskerade")
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 The Sea and Little Fishes
Granny Weatherwax: "I meant that I start off knowing they're not goin' to win too.
Granny normally only smiled if something bad was happening to someone deserving.
Granny had done that once before, when the mood had briefly taken her.
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 Gytha "Nanny" Ogg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An old "grandmotherly" witch, possibly part dwarfish and part of the Lancre coven (which includes herself, Granny Weatherwax, Agnes Nitt and sometimes Magrat Garlick.
She has been married at least three times, to Albert Ogg, Winston Ogg and Soberity Ogg, who all changed their surnames, since they were married into such an ancient lineage as the Oggs.
She likes to have all her family around in case of an emergency, like when she needs a cup of tea, or the floor washed.
www.angelfire.com /bc2/disc/nanny.html   (135 words)

 Waffle: Granny Weatherwax could so totally own Harry Potter.
Waffle: Granny Weatherwax could so totally own Harry Potter.
Granny Weatherwax could so totally own Harry Potter.
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 "Equal Rites" quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
What is the name of the village that Esk and her seven brothers were born in?
What animal did Granny Weatherwax say an elephant is most like?
Granny Weatherwax is turned in to a toad
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=145245   (155 words)

 Discworld Books
Once again the Witches set off under the leadership of Granny Weatherwax to do battle against evil.
This one sees Granny in all her glory do battle against the queen of the Elves.
There's a murder in the Opera House and it's up to Granny and Nanny to get to the bottom of it and the ghost who seems to be haunting the place.
www.geocities.com /samuelcaddick/pp/biblio.htm   (1111 words)

 Powell's Books - Witches Abroad by
Discworld's own version of the three witches —; Magrat Garlick, Granny Weatherwax, and Nanny Ogg —; grab their broomstricks and journey to Genua to save Princess Emberella from a fairy tale ending-happy fairy godmother.
Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named Desiderata who had a good heart, a wise head, and poor planning skills--which unforunately left the Princess Emberella in the care of her other (not quite so good and wise) godmother when DEATH came for Desiderata.
So now it's up to Magrat Garlick, Granny Weatherwax, and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far-distant Genua to ensure the servant girl doesn't marry the Prince.
www.powells.com /biblio/7-0061020613-1   (1197 words)

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