History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted September 22, 1831, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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The Club, 1857 - Berwickshire (Scotland)
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Page 137 - I chanced to espy Among the mountains ; never one like this ; So lonesome, and so perfectly secure; Not melancholy ; no, for it is green, And bright, and fertile, furnished in itself With the few needful things that life requires.
Page 162 - LANG hae thought, my youthfu' friend, A something to have sent you, Tho' it should serve nae ither end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps, it may turn out a sang, Perhaps, turn out a sermon.
Page 78 - Christ, and by devising and phantasing vain opinions of purgatory and masses satisfactory, to be done for them which be departed, the which doctrine and vain opinion by nothing more is maintained and upholden, than by the abuse of trentals, chantries, and other provisions made for the continuance of the said blindness and ignorance ; and further considering and understanding, that the alteration, change, and amendment of the same, and converting to 1547.
Page 54 - A little lowly hermitage it was, Down in a dale, hard by a forest's side, Far from resort of people, that did pass In travel to and fro : a little wide There was...
Page 192 - I have," answered the Principal. " Then you must have remarked, that when you try to raise the kite by itself, there is no getting it up ; but only add a long string of papers to its tail, and up it goes like a laverock!
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Page 89 - Observed on the right several very regular terraces cut on the face of a hill. They are most exactly formed, a little raised in the middle like a firm walk, and about 20 feet broad, and of very considerable length. In some places were three, in others five flights, placed one above the other, terminating exactly in a line at each end, and most precisely finished. I am told that such tiers of terraces are not uncommon in these parts, where they are called baulks.
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Page 78 - Among the Records in the custody of the Master of the Rolls, pursuant to Stat. 1 and 2 Viet. c. 94, and preserved in the Tower of London, it is thus contained to wit, Rot. Pat., 9 Edw. II. p. 2. M. 18.' Pro Abbate de I Rex omnib? ad quos etc. Salutem. Licet de Dorkestr'.

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