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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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Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introd. and Notes

William Motherwell - Ballads, Scots - 1873 - 9 pages
...sea wi' me. "Make ready, make ready my merrymen a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." "Now, ever alakel my master dear, I fear a deadly storm! "I saw the...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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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 554 pages
...In the ballad "Sir Patrick Spens," one of the seamen warns his captain against the voyage by saying, "I saw the new moon late yestreen/ Wi' the auld moon...gang to sea, master,/ I fear we'll come to harm." 700.36/685.20 THE APPEARANCE OF A STAR . . . ABOUT THE PERIOD OF THE BIRTH OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ....
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The Georgics of Virgil: A Critical Survey

L. P. Wilkinson - History - 1969 - 363 pages
...portion is visible'. He goes on, however,41 to compare the lines in the ballad of Sir Patrick Spens, I saw the new moon late yestreen Wi' the auld moon in her arms. But there, surely, the phenomenon is taken as a sinister portent, whereas in Virgil it is the...
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3, Mathematics and the Sciences of ...

Joseph Needham - Science - 1959 - 877 pages
...the 'Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens' puts it: I saw the new moon yestereen Wi' the old moon in her arms, And if we gang to sea, Master, I fear we'll come to harm. Kuhnert (5), in an elaborate paper, has shown that this phenomenon was recognised by the Chinese under...
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Poetry Then and Now: Approaches to Pre-twentieth Century Poetry

Sheila Hales - English poetry - 1994 - 160 pages
...fou o' gude red goud Out o'er the sea wi' me. Make ready, make ready, my merry men 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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The Shorter Science and Civilisation in China:

Joseph Needham, Colin A. Ronan - Science - 1985 - 472 pages
...the 'Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens' puts it: I saw the new moon yestereen Wi' the old moon in her arms, And if we gang to sea, Master, I fear we'll come to harm. The phenomenon was recognised by the Chinese, and Ssuma Chhien says: When the sky is serene, then the...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...The Return "Mak ready, mak ready, my merry men a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." "Now ever alack, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. "I saw the...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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Complete Poems of Andrew Lang: The Essential Library

Peter-Eric Philipp, Andrew Lang - Poetry - 2000 - 440 pages
...o' gude red goud, Out o'er the sea wi' me. "Make ready, make ready, my merry-men a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." "Now ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm! They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Under Pressure: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five

A. J. Hill - History - 2010 - 256 pages
...thin streamers of oil wavered up toward the distant surface. Otherwise, nothing moved. THE BEGINNING "I saw the new moon late yestreen Wi' the auld moon...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." —TRADITIONAL BALLAD MONDAY, AUGUST 3O, 192O, 12:OO— BOSTON NAVY YARD. At noon on Monday, August...
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Swim the Moon

Paul Brandon - Fiction - 2002 - 384 pages
...CALLING In dreams begins responsibility. — William Butler Yeats, Old Play, Epigraph, Responsibilities I saw the new moon late yestreen Wi' the auld moon in her arm; And if we gang to sea, master, 1 fear we'll come to harm. —Anonymous 1 SCOTLAND, LAST JULY Sorrow washed over me completely, like...
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