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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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Ballads from Scottish History

Norval Clyne - Ballads, Scots - 1863 - 249 pages
...with me. " Be't wind or weet, be't snaw or sleet, Our ship shall sail the morn." " Now ever alack, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. " I saw the...late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And I fear, I fear, my master dear, That we shall come to harm ! " They hadna sailed a league, a league,...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...ready, make ready, my merrymen a'I I fear a deadly storm! 41 1 saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi 1 the auld moon in her arm; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league, but barely three, When the lift' grew dark, and the...
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Playtime with the poets: a selection of the best English poetry for the use ...

Playtime - 1863
...PATRICK SPENS. " Make ready, make ready, my merry men all, Our gude ship sails the morn." " Alas ! alas ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! " I saw the new moon late yestreen With the old moon in her arm ; And if ye go to sea, master, I fear ye'll come to harm." They had not...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...Out o'er the sea wi' me. 3 Noit. 4 Builuil. Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' I 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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Early Scottish Ballads

William Motherwell - Ballads, Scots - 1864 - 354 pages
...f o' gude red gowd 0ut owre the sea wi' me. " Mak ready, mak ready, my merry men a' ! 0ur gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake ! my master dear,...in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we 11 come to harm." * "Gane:" suffice. t "Half-fou :" the eighth part of a peck. They hadna sailed...
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Early Ballads Illustrative of History, Traditions and Customs

Robert Bell - Ballads - 1864 - 224 pages
...eighth part of a peck. ' Make ready, make ready, my merry mca a*. Our gude ship sails the morn.' ' Xow, ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! ' I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the old moon in her arm ; And. if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.' They hadna sailed...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...o' gude red gowd Out owre the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' I Our gude ship sails the morn." "Now, ever alake! my master dear,...auld moon in her arm; And if we gang to sea, master, 1 (ear we'll come to harm.71 They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league, but barely three, When...
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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1865 - 393 pages
...gude red goud Out-o'er the sea wi' me. 10 ' Mak' ready, mak' ready, my merry men a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn.' ' Now ever alake ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. ' gane,' sufficed. ' half-fou,' half-bushel. . H ' I saw the new moon late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...And that gave me my jolly red nose. From the Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. Sir Patrick Spens. I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm. From Play ford's Musical Companion, 1687. Begone, dull Care, I prithee begone from me ; Begone, dull...
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Sunshine and Showers: Their Influences Throughout Creation. A Compendium of ...

Andrew Steinmetz - Meteorology - 1867 - 432 pages
...the old moon, stormy weather is foreboded. Great confidence is placed in this old prognostic: — " I saw the new moon late yestreen ' Wi' the auld moon...we gang to sea, Master, I fear we'll come to harm." Sir Patrick Spens. Saturation of vapour in the upper regions of the atmosphere is the cause of this...
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