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Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland
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Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland;
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Page 94 - He answered and said unto them, "When it is evening ye say, 'It will be fair weather; for the sky is red.
Page 208 - It's hardly in a body's pow'r, To keep, at times, frae being sour, To see how things are shar'd ; How best o...
Page 100 - Lylliard lies under this stane, Little was her stature, but great was her fame ; Upon the English louns she laid mony thumps, And when her legs were cutted off, she fought upon her stumps.
Page 324 - Hesperus ! thou bringest all good things — Home to the weary, to the hungry cheer, To the young bird the parent's brooding wings, The welcome stall to the...
Page 246 - March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, A bushel of March dust is worth a king's ransom.
Page 193 - If Candlemas Day be fair and bright Winter will have another flight But if Candlemas Day be clouds and rain Winter is gone and will not come again.
Page 180 - The Man in the Wilderness The Man in the Wilderness asked of me, "How many strawberries grow in the sea?" I answered him, as I thought good, "As many red herrings as grow in the wood.
Page 302 - GRACE. SOME hae meat, and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it ; But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thanket. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF PEG NICHOLSON. PEG Nicholson was a gude bay mare, As ever trode on airn ; But now she's floating down the Nith, An' past the mouth o