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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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Sunshine and Showers: Their Influences Throughout Creation. A Compendium of ...

Andrew Steinmetz - Meteorology - 1867 - 432 pages
...Great confidence is placed in this old prognostic : — " I saw the new moon late yestreen Wi' the aukl moon in her arm, And if 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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Balmerino and Its Abbey: A Parochial History

James Campbell - Abbeys - 1867 - 433 pages
...ever alack, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. * As will suffice. J The eighth part of a peck. " I saw the new moon 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 sail'da league, a league,...
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Ballads: Scottish and English. With illustr. by J. Lawson

Ballads - 1867
...me. •Suffice. *The eighth part of a peck. " Make ready, make ready, my merry men a' I Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! cf I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And, if we gang to sea, master,...
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Scottish Ballads and Songs, Historical and Traditionary, Volume 1

James Maidment - Ballads, Scots - 1868
...o' gude red gowd, Out cure 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 sailed a league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Scottish Ballads and Songs, Historical and Traditionary, Volume 1

James Maidment - 1868
...with me." " Be't wind or weet, be't snaw or sleet, Our ships maun sail the morn." " 0 ever alack ! my Master dear, I fear a deadly storm." I saw the...late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm . And if ye gang to sea, maister, I fear we'll suffer harm." They had na sailed a league on sea, A league but...
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The Legendary Ballads of England and Scotland

John S. Roberts - Ballads, English - 1868 - 628 pages
...* Next. f Served. } The eighth of a peck. / " Mak ready, mak ready, my merry men a', Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deidly storm. " I saw the new moon late yestreen,* \Vi' the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: ballads, collected by sir W. Scott. Repr ...

Scottish border - 1869
...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...arm ; And, if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll cor 1 come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 11-12

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - English literature - 1869
...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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...ready, make ready, my merry-men a'I Our gude ship sails the morn." — "Now. ever alnko. my master dear, I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sail'da U ague, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...And that gave me my jolly red nose. From the Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. .SirPatrich Spens. I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm. From Playford's Musical Companion, 1687. Begone, dull care, I prithee begone from me ; Begone, dull...
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