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Gleanings of Scotch, English, and Irish, scarce old ballads, chiefly ...
Vista completa - 1825
Annie appear arms auld ballad beautiful blood bloom body bonny bonny Annie brave called Charly charms comes court cried cruel daughter dear death Drone e'er Earl eyes face fair father fear fell fire flower follow frae friends Fyvie give gold gone Gordon grave green hand head hear heart heaven I'll John joys king laddie lady land leave live look lord maid mair mantle married Mary mind morn mother ne'er never night o'er owre piper play Queen ranting ride Rose Rosy sall Scotland seen side sing Sir James soon spring stand stay sweet sword tear tell thee thou thro Till took tree true unto young
Página 22 - THEY made her a grave, too cold and damp " For a soul so warm and true ; " And she's gone to the Lake of the Dismal Swamp *, " Where, all night long, by a fire-fly lamp,
Página 97 - A' for the sake of their true loves, For them they'll see nae mair. O lang lang may the ladyes sit, Wi' their fans into their hand, Before they see Sir Patrick Spens Come sailing to the strand ! And lang lang may the maidens sit, Wi' their goud kaims in their hair, A' waiting for their ain dear loves, For them they'll see nae mair.
Página 94 - O whare will I get a skeely skipper, To sail this new ship of mine?' O up and spake an eldern knight, Sat at the King's right knee, 'Sir Patrick Spens is the best sailor That ever sailed the sea.
Página 96 - O where will I get a gude sailor, To take my helm in hand, Till I get up to the tall top-mast, To see if I can spy land ? " " O here am I, a sailor gude, To take the helm in hand, Till you go up to the tall top-mast ; But I fear you'll ne'er spy land.
Página 97 - The ladyes wrang their fingers white, The maidens tore their hair, A' for the sake of their true loves ; For them they'll see na mair. O lang, lang, may the ladyes sit, Wi...
Página 190 - Henry had made for her a house of wonderfull working ; so that no man or woman might come to her, but he that was instructed by the king, or such as were right secret with him touching the matter. This house after some was named Labyrinthus, or Dedalus worke, which was wrought like unto a knot in a garden, called a Maze...
Página 181 - Gordon and his men Were round about the town. They had nae sooner sitten down, Nor sooner said the grace, Till Edom o' Gordon and his men Were closed about the place.
Página 25 - Soon as his well-known ship she spied, She cast her weeds away, And to the palmy shore she hied, All in her best array. In sea-green silk so neatly clad, She there impatient stood ; The crew with wonder saw the lad Repel the foaming flood.
Página 18 - Her well-known voice the hero heard ; He raised his death-closed eyes, And fix'd them on the weeping maid, And weakly thus replies : "In vain Matilda begs the life, By death's arrest denied : My race is run — adieu, my love" — Then closed his eyes and died. The sword, yet warm, from his left side With frantic hand she drew : " I come, Sir James the Rose...