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" Caledonia ! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 347
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With Memoir of the Author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1862 - 612 pages
...sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy ragged strand ! Ktill, as I view each well-known scene, Think what is now,...better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettricke...
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Études sur l'Irlande contemporaine, Volume 2

cardinal Adolphe Louis Albert Perraud - Ireland - 1862
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me Ui thy rugged strand? Still, as I view each well-known scene Think what is now, and what hath been, Scems as, to me, of ail bereft, Sole friends thy woods and streams were left, And thus, 1 love them...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...mouldering tops between, With venerable grandenr mark the scene. GOLDSMITH. — Traveller, Line 100. View each well-known scene, Think what is now, and what hath been. SCOTT. — Lay of the Last Minstrel, Canto VL Stanza 2. Tho" from troth I haply err, The scene preserves...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1864
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettricke...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still as I view each well-known scene,...love them better still, Even in extremity of ill. FROM 'MARMION.' 265. PITT AND Fox. To mute and to material things, New life revolving summer brings...
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Beauties of Modern British Poetry: Systematically Arranged ...

David Grant - English poetry - 1865 - 416 pages
...and the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can ere untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still as I view each well-known scene,...thy woods and streams were left ; And thus I love thee better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's streams still let me stray, Though none should...
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Poetical works. With a biogr. and critical memoir by F.T. Palgrave

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1866
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene....still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's streams still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way; Still feel the breeze down Ettrick break,...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...the flood, land of my sires! what mortal hand can e'er untie the filial band, that knits me to thy rugged strand! still, as I view each well-known scene,...better still even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, though none should guide my feeble way: still feel the breeze down Ettrick...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Bart

Walter Scott - 1866 - 740 pages
...sires ! what mortal baud Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! StiH, as I view each well-known scene, Think what is now,...better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettricke...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...streams were left; And thus I love them better still, Ev'n in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's streams still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble...
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