Miscellanea Perthensis (Google eBook)

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Page 192 - UPON a simmer Sunday morn, When Nature's face is fair, I walked forth to view the corn, An' snuff the caller air. The rising sun owre Galston muirs Wi' glorious light was glintin ; The hares were hirplin down the furs, The lav'rocks they were chantin Fu
Page 94 - Here's to budgets, bags, and wallets ! Here's to all the wandering train ! Here's our ragged brats and callets ! One and all cry out Amen!
Page 94 - With the ready trick and fable, Round we wander all the day; And at night, in barn or stable, Hug our doxies on the hay.
Page 3 - In a corner of a little garden, without informing any person of the circumstance, I wrote in the mould, with my finger, the three initial letters of his name ; and, sowing garden cresses in the furrows, covered up the seed, and smoothed the ground.
Page 3 - I smiled at the report, and seemed inclined to disregard it ; but he insisted on my going to see what had happened. Yes...
Page 175 - Gualtier returned with the answer, it was impossible for him to gain admittance to the patient. The conspirators had strained every nerve to hinder the Chief from consummating his recantation ; and every avenue was...
Page 87 - I AM a son of Mars who have been in many wars, And show my cuts and scars wherever I come ; This here was for a wench, and that other in a trench, When welcoming the French at the sound of the drum.
Page 82 - Tis a note of enchantment; what ails her? She sees A mountain ascending, a vision of trees; Bright volumes of vapour through Lothbury glide, And a river flows on through the vale of Cheapside...
Page 38 - Shenandoah. It is in a hill of about 200 feet perpendicular height, the ascent of which on one side is so steep, that you may pitch a biscuit from its summit into the river which washes its base. The entrance of the cave is in this side, about two-thirds of the way up.
Page 93 - See the smoking bowl before us, Mark our jovial ragged ring! Round and round take up the chorus, And in raptures let us sing Chorus A fig for those by law protected!

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