Scottish Notes and Queries, Bände 1-3

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D. Wyllie and Son, 1888
 

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Seite 158 - Treasury of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, or any three or more of them, for the time being...
Seite 56 - I would my daughter were dead at my foot, and the jewels in her ear ! Would she were hearsed at my foot, and the ducats in her coffin!
Seite 32 - Those joyous hours are past away ; And many a heart, that then was gay, Within the tomb now darkly dwells, And hears no more those evening bells. And so 'twill be when I am gone ; That tuneful peal will still ring on, While...
Seite 16 - at first laughed at me ; but when I explained my meaning to him, he encouraged me to go on; and, that I might make fair copies in the day time of what I had done in the night, he often worked for me himself. I shall always have a respect for the memory of that man.
Seite 33 - HOW oft, when thou, my music, music play'st, Upon that blessed wood whose motion sounds With thy sweet fingers, when thou gently sway'st The wiry concord that mine ear confounds, Do I envy those jacks that nimble leap To kiss the tender inward of thy hand, Whilst my poor lips, which should that harvest reap, At the wood's boldness by thee blushing stand! To be so tickled, they would change their state...
Seite 135 - And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shall thou go, and dust shall thou eat all the days of thy life...
Seite 50 - Gospel consists in the use of a peculiar word for ' fish ' (o-fy-dpiov), ' opsarion,' • "sotahiiri which properly means what was eaten along with the bread, and specially refers to the small, and generally dried or pickled fish eaten with bread, like our ' sardines,' or the ' caviar ' of Russia, the pickled herrings of Holland and Germany, or a peculiar kind of small dried fish, eaten with the bones, in the North of Scotland. Now just...
Seite 12 - The slender acacia would not shake One long milk-bloom on the tree; The white lake-blossom fell into the lake As the pimpernel dozed on the lea; But the rose was awake all night for your sake, Knowing your promise to me ; The lilies and roses were all awake, They sigh'd for the dawn and thee.
Seite 16 - Beads upon it, at arms' length, between my eye and the stars ; sliding the Beads upon it till they hid such and such Stars from my eye, in order to take their apparent distances from one another ; and then, laying the Thread down on a Paper, I marked the Stars thereon by the Beads...
Seite 34 - Hope, up and down, above the earth to heaven, and below the earth to hell, as free to thee and thine as ever God gave it to me and mine...

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