Tait's Edinburgh Magazine

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William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone
W. Tait, 1845

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Page 210 - Thou brakest the heads of Leviathan in pieces, and gavest him to be meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.
Page 43 - But ye maun gi'e up your English lord, Whan your young babe is born ; For, gin ye keep by him an hour langer, Your life shall be forlorn." " I will gi'e up this English lord, Till my young babe be born ; But the never a day nor hour langer, Though my life should be forlorn.
Page 198 - ... around. The beauty and novelty of such a scene in the animal kingdom long arrested my attention, but, after twenty-five minutes' of constant observation, I was obliged to withdraw my eye from fatigue, without having seen the torrent for one instant change its direction, or diminish in the slightest degree the rapidity of its course.
Page 132 - Modern Cookery in all its Branches, reduced to a System of Easy Practice. For the use of Private Families. In a Series of Receipts, all of which have been strictly tested, and are given with the most minute exactness. By ELIZA ACTON. New Edition : with Directions for Carving, and other Additions.
Page 367 - Athol, lad wi' the philabeg, Down by the Tummel, or banks o' the Garry Saw ye our lads, wi' their bonnets and white cockades, Leaving their mountains to follow Prince Charlie ? Follow thee ! follow thee ! wha wadna follow thee ? Lang hast thou loved and trusted us fairly : Charlie, Charlie, wha wadna follow thee, King o...
Page 15 - I know not in the world an affection equal to that of Dante. It is a tenderness, a trembling, longing, pitying love : like the wail of /Eolian harps, soft, soft ; like a child's young heart...
Page 126 - I dinna ken muckle about the law,' answered Mrs. Howden; 'but I ken, when we had a king, and a chancellor, and parliamentmen o" our ain, we could aye peeble them wi' stanes when they werena gude bairns — But naebody's nails can reach the length o
Page 120 - No man had ever supported with more firmness the privileges of the House, nor sustained the dignity of his office with more authority. His knowledge of the Constitution equalled his attachment to it. To the Crown he behaved with all the decorum of respect, without sacrificing his freedom of speech. Against encroachments of the House of Peers he was an inflexible champion.
Page 15 - Paradise ; his gazing in her pure transfigured eyes, her that had been purified by death so long, separated from him so far : — one likens it to the song of angels ; it is among the purest utterances of affection, perhaps the very purest, that ever came out of a human soul.
Page 154 - Chatham shows a disposition to come near you, but with those resources which he never fails to have as long as he thinks that the closet door stands ajar to receive him. The least peep into that closet intoxicates him, and will to the end of his life.

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