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Page 93 - THE snow had begun in the gloaming, And busily all the night Had been heaping field and highway With a silence deep and white. Every pine and fir and hemlock Wore ermine too dear for an earl, And the poorest twig on the elm-tree Was ridged inch deep with pearl.
Page 115 - Of a' the games that e'er I saw, Man, callant, laddie birkie wean. The dearest, far aboon them a', Was aye the witching channel stane. Chorus.— Oh for the channel stane, The fell gude game, the channel stane ; There's no a game that e'er I saw Can match auld Scotland's channel stane. " I've been at bridals unco glad Wi* courting lasses wondrous fain, But what is a' the fun I've had Comparit wi' the channel stane ? Oh for, &c.
Page 174 - Up to this time Bruno had remained sitting in the same position as he was when Emmy had gone to stand by him. Now that she was silent he came to his senses, sprang up, and walked two or three times up and down the room ; then suddenly standing still before Emmy, he said in an impassioned tone : ' Oh, Emmy, do not make the temptation too great for me. I may not, I cannot, accept your magnanimous proposition. I should be ashamed of myself if I could make a bad use of this noble impulse of your heart....