The Antiquary, Volumen2

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James Ballantyne and Company, 1816 - 370 páginas
 

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Página 35 - So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed, And yet anon repairs his drooping head, And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore Flames in the forehead of the morning sky...
Página 35 - I know each lane, and every alley green, Dingle, or bushy dell, of this wild wood, And every bosky bourn from side to side, My daily walks and ancient neighbourhood...
Página 56 - As when a gryphon through the wilderness With winged course, o'er hill or moory dale, Pursues the Arimaspian, who, by stealth, Had, from his wakeful custody, purloin'd The guarded gold...
Página 9 - Well, tell the provost I wish to have the stones, and we'll not differ about the water-course. — It's lucky I happened to come this way to-day." ' They parted mutually satisfied ; but the wily clerk had most reason to exult in the dexterity he had displayed, since the whole proposal of an exchange between the monuments (which the council had determined to remove as a nuisance, because they encroached three feet upon the public road) and the privilege of conveying the water to the burgh, through...
Página 275 - O weel may the boatie row And better may she speed, And weel may the boatie row That earns the bairnies' bread! The boatie rows, the boatie rows, The boatie rows fu' weel, And lightsome be their life that bear The merlin and the creel!

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