Bread Upon the Waters (Google eBook)

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Harper [& brothers], 1870 - 269 pages
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Page 176 - Saddled and bridled, And booted rade he: A plume in his helmet, A sword at his knee ; But toom cam' his saddle A' bluidy to see, O hame cam' his gude horse, But never cam
Page 103 - ... feet wanted a little exercise. But when at last occurred the name of Duncan Brown, and the worthy old Doctor, with a voice rather tremulous, spoke earnestly of the Dux's industry, attention, and perseverance, saying that he had never had a fault to find with him since he came to the school; and how, in leaving for college, the best wishes of every master and he was sure he might say every class-mate went with Duncan Brown, there arose a perfect storm of " roughing," of the sincerity...
Page 175 - HIGH upon Hielands and laigh upon Tay Bonnie George Campbell rade out on a day, Wi' saddle and bridle sae gallant to see ; Hame cam' his guid horse, but never cam
Page 41 - Denoone, amongst many other fresh trees with leaves, the Lord struck the said tree immediately thereafter; so that the whole leaves fell from it, and the tree withered, never bearing leaf thereafter, remaining...

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