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Page 209 - You should not have told any body, For thieves they are ganging many : If they were to light upon you They would rob you of every penny. O! never mind, says the old man, Thieves I fear on no side ; My money is safe in my bags, In the saddle on which I ride.
Page 171 - Heart of oak are our men, We always are ready : Steady, boys, steady ! We'll fight and we'll conquer again and again.
Page 31 - My very heart would surely break, When this I think upon, Did not my courage singular " Bid pensive thoughts begone. No man on earth that draweth breath, More courage had than I ; I dar'd my foes unto their face, And would not from them fly.
Page 230 - Westminster Drollery, or, a choice collection of the newest Songs and Poems both at Court and Theaters, by a Person of Quality, with additions. London, Printed for H. Brome at the Gun in St Paul's Churchyard, near the West End, 1671,
Page 30 - That he designed to have sent them to prison; but he saw they were too strong a party for him to contend with, and so he must leave them;" but, without losing a moment, he took a turn through the market, found other two justices of peace, kept a court, and assembled sixty stout fellows, with whom he retook the two criminals, and sent them to prison.
Page 234 - O father, O father, an ye think it fit, We'll send him a year to the college yet; We'll sew a green ribbon round about his hat, And that will let them ken he's to marry yet. Lady Mary Ann was a flower...
Page 34 - Then be content and not relent, My silly soul until The time may come wherein thou may'st Perform thy latter will. In hopes whereof I poured forth This with a dying breath ; As joyfully as man could do Who hath in sight his death. Then wantonly and rantingly I am resolved to die, And with undaunted courage I Shall mount the fatal tree...
Page 30 - As soon as he observed them in the fair, he desired his brother-in-law, Lesmurdie, to bring him a dozen stout men, which he did. They attacked the villains, who, as they had several of their accomplices with them, made a desperate resistance. One of them made a pass at Braco with his hanger, intending to run him through the heart; but it slanted along the outside of the ribs, and one of his men immediately stabbed the fellow dead. They then carried Macpherson and [Peter...
Page 253 - Muses," whose poetical merits Sir Walter Scott, from some points of view, can hardly be said to have exaggerated, when declaring him to have been "justly raised to a level with Chaucer by every judge of poetry, to whom his obsolete language has not rendered him unintelligible.