Guy Mannering: Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

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Estes, 1892 - Astrologers - 14 pages
 

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Page 169 - XXIX. All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key, As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds, Had been incorporate. A Midsummer
Page 111 - shall follow, to give the colonel time to pitch his camp ere I reconnoitre his position. Adieu, Delaserre; I .shall hardly find another opportunity of writing till I reach Scotland." CHAPTER XXII. Jog on, jog on, the footpath way, And merrily hent the stile-a : A merry heart goes all the day, Your sad tires in a mile-a.
Page 22 - been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. ... No magistrate could ever discover, or be informed which way one in a hundred of these wretches
Page 2 - her song, afterwards attempted the following paraphrase of what, from a few intelligible phrases, he concluded to be its purport: — Twist ye, twine ye! even so Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope and fear, and peace and strife. In the thread of human
Page 36 - and spent their life-blood ere ye had scratched your finger. Yes, there's thirty yonder, from the auld wife of an hundred to the babe that was born last week, that ye have turned out o' their bits o' bields, to sleep with the tod and the blackcock in the muirs
Page 81 - Our Polly is a sad slut, nor heeds what we have taught her. I wonder any man alive will ever rear a daughter ; For when she 's drest with care and cost, all tempting, fine, and gay. As men should serve a cucumber, she flings herself away.
Page 22 - by reason ot this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. ... No magistrate could ever discover, or be informed which way one in a hundred of these wretches
Page 36 - ride your ways, Laird of Ellangowan, ride your ways, Godfrey Bertram! This day have ye quenched seven smoking hearths, — see if the fire in your ain parlour burn the blyther for that. Ye have riven the thack
Page xlvi - T is Jupiter who brings whate'er is great, And Venus who brings everything that's fair. Such musings soon gave way to others. " Alas !" he muttered, " my good old tutor, who used to enter so deep into the controversy between Heydon and Chambers on the subject of
Page 7 - You have fed upon my seignories, Disparked my parks, and felled my forest woods, From mine own windows torn my household coat, Razed out my impress, leaving me no sign, Save men's opinions and my living blood, To show the world I am a gentleman. Richard II. WHEN the boat which carried the worthy captain on

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