Berna Boyle, Volume 2

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Page 108 - He had laugh'd on the lass with his bonny black eye, And she fled to the forest to hear a love tale, And the youth it was told by was Allen-a-Dale ! (Rokeby, Canto III, Oxford Standard Authors, Sir Walter Scott's Poems (1964), p.
Page 29 - Sue,' he cried, and fairly burst out into sobs. Poor Susie was terribly frightened : she crept up to him. 'Oh, Willie! Willie! what is the matter ?' Instead of answering, he took her by the shoulders and turned her out of the room, locking the door after her ; then he threw himself once again upon the bed.
Page 199 - Evening Song of the Tyrolese Peasants.'] There is a saying to the effect that " a lie travels round "the world while Truth is putting on her boots," and it has been stated that it appears somewhere or other in Bacon.

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