The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

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Little, Brown & Company; Shepard, Clark and Brown, 1857
 

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Page 270 - The kirk was deck'd at morning-tide, The tapers glimmer'd fair; The priest and bridegroom wait the bride, And dame and knight are there. They sought her baith by bower and ha'; The ladie was not seen ! She's o'er the Border, and awa' Wi' Jock of Hazeldean. LULLABY OF AN INFANT CHIEF. Am—
Page 269 - WHY weep ye by the tide, ladie ? Why weep ye by the tide ? I'll wed ye to my youngest son, And ye sall be his bride : And ye sall be his bride, ladie, Sae comely to be seen "— But aye she loot the tears down fa
Page 275 - Navies are stranded: Faster come, faster come, Faster and faster, Chief, vassal, page and groom, Tenant and master. Fast they come, fast they come ; See how they gather ! Wide waves the eagle plume, Blended with heather. Cast your plaids, draw your blades, Forward each man set! Pibroch of Donuil Dhu, Knell for the onset! NORA'S VOW. AIR—
Page 272 - O, hush thee, my babie, the time soon will come, When thy sleep shall be broken by trumpet and drum; Then hush thee, my darling, take rest while you may, For strife comes with manhood, and waking with day. O ho ro, i ri ri, &c. PIBROCH OF DONALD DHU.
Page 99 - and seemed to claim from him this attempt to celebrate them in a Border tale. 1 1 [See the Introduction to the third canto of Marmion. . . . " It was a barren scene, and wild, Where naked cliffs were rudely piled; But ever and anon between Lay velvet tufts of softest green; And well the lonely infant knew Recesses where the wallflower grew,
Page 235 - o'er him,— No mother to weep, and no friend to deplore him, And thou, little guardian, alone stretch'd before him,— Unhonour'd the Pilgrim from life should depart ? When a Prince to the fate of the Peasant has yielded, •* 'With scutcheons of silver the coffin
Page 234 - His remains were not discovered till three months afterwards, when they were found guarded by a faithful terrier-bitch, his constant attendant during frequent solitary rambles through the wilds of Cumberland and Westmoreland. I CLIMB'D the dark brow of the mighty Hellvellyn, Lakes and mountains beneath me gleam'd misty and wide ; All was still, save by fits, when the eagle was
Page 173 - dogs; the shouts of men, And hoofs, thick beating on the hollow hill. Sudden the grazing heifer in the vale Starts at the noise, and both the herdsman's ears Tingle with inward dread. Aghast, he eyes The mountain's height, and all the ridges round, Yet not one trace of living wight discerns,
Page 164 - busks, she bounes, She mounts the barb behind, And round her darling William's waist Her lily arms she twined. XXXVII. And, hurry! hurry! off they rode, As fast as fast might be ; Spurn'd from the courser's thundering heels The flashing pebbles flee. And on the right, and on the left, Ere they could snatch a view,
Page 83 - GLENFINLAS; OB, LORD RONALD'S CORONACH. " For them the viewless forms of air obey, Their bidding heed, and at their beck repair; They know what spirit brews the stormful day, And heartless oft, like moody madness stare, To see the phantom-train their secret work prepare.

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