Glints I' the Gloamin': Songs and Poems

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Printed at the "Free Press" Office, 1891 - 208 pages
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Page 143 - O Caledonia ! stern and wild, meet nurse for a poetic child, • land of brown heath and shaggy wood, land of the mountain and the flood, land of my sires!
Page 44 - ... we will strive to conduct ourselves to the end of this diplomatic controversy in such a way as that, if, unhappily, it is to end in violence or rupture, we may at least be able to challenge the verdict of...
Page 54 - In his singing robes we sec him, And his music fills our ears, As we stand convulsed with laughter, Or subdued to tender tears. And we loved him as a singer, With his quaint and happy rhymes ; With his fervour, force, and freedom — Like the bards of former times.
Page 53 - He has reached the better shore ! And his ringing, manly accents We will hear on earth no more.
Page 120 - Foul fa' ye, Barley Johnny — He bumps against a stan' an' noo Forgaithers wi

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