The Bannatyne Miscellany, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Ballantyne and Company, 1827 - Scotland
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Page 321 - I'll neither grieve, nor yet rejoice, To see him gain, what I have lost! The height of my disdain shall be, To laugh at him ! to blush for thee ! To love thee still ; but go no more A begging at a beggar's door!
Page 321 - And changed the object of thy will, It had been lethargy in me, Not constancy, to love thee still. Yea, it had been a sin to go And prostitute affection so; Since we are taught no prayers to say To such as must to others pray. Yet do thou glory in thy choice, Thy choice of his good fortune boast...
Page 321 - He that can love unloved again, Hath better store of love than brain; God send me love my debts to pay While unthrifts fool their love away! Nothing could have my love o'erthrown If thou hadst still continued mine; Yea, if thou hadst remained thy own, I might perchance have yet been thine.
Page 324 - I DO confess thou'rt smooth and fair, And I might have gone near to love thee, Had I not found the slightest prayer That lips could speak, had power to move thee; But I can let thee now alone As worthy to be loved by none.
Page iii - THOMAS KINNEAR, ESQ. ^TREASURER.] THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF KINNOULL. DAVID LAING, ESQ. [SECRETARY.] THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF LAUDERDALE. THE REVEREND JOHN LEE, DD 55 THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUESS OF LOTHIAN. COLIN MACKENZIE, ESQ. THE HONOURABLE JH MACKENZIE, LORD MACKENZIE. JAMES MACKENZIE, ESQ. JAMES MAIDMENT, ESQ. 60 THOMAS MAITLAND, ESQ. GILBERT LAING MEASON, ESQ. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE VISCOUNT MELVILLE. WILLIAM HENRY MILLER, ESQ. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE EARL OF MINTO.
Page ii - ESQ. 20 HENRY COCKBURN, ESQ. DAVID CONSTABLE, ESQ. ANDREW COVENTRY, ESQ. JAMES T. GIBSON CRAIG, ESQ. WILLIAM GIBSON CRAIG, ESQ. 25 HON.
Page 317 - But not that passion which with fools' consent Above the reason bears imperious sway, Making their lifetime a perpetual lent, As if a man were born to fast and pray. No, that is not the...
Page 371 - I. THE Club shall consist of a limited number of Members ; at no time to exceed ONE HUNDRED. II. The objects of the Club shall be the Printing and Publication of Works illustrative of the History, Literature, and Antiquities of Scotland. III. A General Meeting shall be held annually on the First Monday of December, for the election of Office-bearers and other matters ; and the President shall have power to call Extraordinary General Meetings, upon three weeks' notice given to the resident Members.
Page 109 - Zit perseveir, as in thy preichins past, For to discharge thy conscience and cure. Quhat Justice sauld ! vhat pilling of the pure ! Quhat bluidy murthers ar for gold forgivin ! God is not sleipand, thoght he tholde, be sure. Cry out, and he shall heir the from the Heuin ; And wish the king, his court, and counsell clenge, Or then the Lord will, in his wrath, revenge.

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