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" Now, ever alake ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! " I saw the new moon late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm. "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 46
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: First Series, Containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...o'er the sea wi' me. "Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." — "Wow, ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm!...gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm."' They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league hut barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1867
...Sunday's full, Never brought good, and never wool." " I saw the old moon late yestreen With the new moon in her arm, And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.*" Sailors of all nations will second the truth of these presages. A halo round the moon is accounted...
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Selections from the Early Ballad Poetry of England and Scotland

Richard John King - Ballads, English - 1842 - 291 pages
...of gude red goud, Out o'er the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear,...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift3 grew dark, and the wind...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1842 - 699 pages
...me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn." — "Now, ever ahike, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm! "I saw the...to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm. "II They haiina sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three. When the lift grew dark, and the wind blew...
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The Book of British Ballads

Samuel Carter Hall - Ballads, English - 1844 - 152 pages
...half-fou o' gude red gowd Out owre the sea wi' me. ' Make ready, make ready my merrymen a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn.' — ' Now, ever alake ! my master...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.' They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league hut barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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The Book of the Farm: Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward ...

Henry Stephens - Agricultural laborers - 1844 - 679 pages
...it, is a sign of stormy weather, as we learn from the old ballad of Sir Peter Spens, which says, " I saw the new moon late yestreen, wi' the auld moon in her arm, And, ever alack, my master dear, I fear we'll suffer harm." Seeing the new moon very young, " like the paring...
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Chronicles of Gretna Green, Volume 1

Peter Orlando Hutchinson - Anecdotes - 1844
...from certain prognostications of foul weather and pitiful luck. " Alack, my dear master," said he, " I fear a deadly storm. I saw the new moon, late yestre'en, with the old moon in her arms; and, if we put to sea, I dread lest evil betide us." These forebodings,...
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Ballads and Metrical Tales

Ballads, English - 1845 - 242 pages
...of gude red goud, Out o'er the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn." — " Now, ever alake, my master...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art
...half-fou o' gude red gowd Out owre the sea wi' me. Make haste, make haste, my merry men a', Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now ever alake, my master dear,...late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And I fear, and I fear, my dear master, That we will come to harm." " Betide me weel, betide me wae, This...
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The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Roxburgh, Peebles, Selkirk

Scotland - 1845
...from tlie ballad of Sir Patrick Spens, supposed to refer to an early f*i --" of Scottish history. " 1 saw the new moon late yestreen, wi' the auld moon in her arm. And ever alack, my master dcar, 1 fear we suffer harm." Haloes are seen only when the cirro-strati are...
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