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Page 34 - I tell you, captain, — if you look in the maps of the 'orld, I warrant you shall find, in the comparisons between Macedon and Monmouth, that the situations, look you, is both alike. There is a river in Macedon ; and there is also moreover a river at Monmouth...
Page 459 - Thou ling'ring star, with less'ning ray, That lov'st to greet the early morn, Again thou usher'st in the day My Mary from my soul was torn. O Mary! dear departed shade! Where is thy place of blissful rest? Seest thou thy lover lowly laid? Hear'st thou the groans that rend his breast?
Page 171 - Seaforth will, ere many generations have passed, end in extinction and in sorrow. I see a chief, the last of his house ; both deaf and dumb. He will be the father of four fair sons, all of whom he will follow to the tomb. He will live careworn and die mourning, knowing that the...
Page 263 - By pretension to Second Sight, no profit was ever sought or gained. It is an involuntary affection, in which neither hope nor fear are known to have any part.
Page 460 - THESE, as they change, ALMIGHTY FATHER, these Are but the varied God. The rolling year Is full of THEE. Forth in the pleasing Spring THY beauty walks, THY tenderness and love. Wide flush the fields ; the softening air is balm ; Echo the mountains round ; the forest smiles ; And every sense, and every heart is joy. Then comes THY glory in the Summer months, With light and heat refulgent. Then THY sun...
Page 459 - The voice of the Lord is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the Lord is upon many waters.
Page 260 - Hood," wrote Sir Walter Scott to Mr. Morritt, " will now be ' Cabarfeidh ' herself. She has the spirit of a chieftainess in every drop of her blood, but there are few situations in which the cleverest women are so apt to be imposed upon as in the management of landed property, more especially of a Highland estate. I do fear the accomplishment of the prophecy that, when there should be a deaf' Cabarfeidh,
Page 351 - She look'd at a boat, with the breezes that swung Away on the wave, like a bird of the main ; And aye as it lessen'd, she sigh'd, and she sung, Fareweel to the lad I shall ne'er see again...