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" Our gude ship sails the morn." " 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. "
English and Scotch Historical Ballads - Page 72
edited by - 1871 - 260 pages
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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...
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Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction ..., Volume 1

William Motherwell - Ballads, English - 1846
...wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! " I saw the...moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we '11 come to harm." They hadna sailed a league, a league,...
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The Bucolics and Georgics of Virgil: With Notes, Excursus, Terms of ...

Virgil, Thomas Keightley - 1847 - 396 pages
...just described, is thus graphically depicted in the old Scottish ballad of Sir Patrick Spence : — " I saw the new moon late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm." Niger, we may observe, is merely dark. — 430. At si virgineum, etc. ' but if she pours a virgin blush...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 ! 'I saw the...moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm; i Broad, large. * Gold. • Suffice. 4 The eighth part of a peck. i280A.D.] SIR PATRICK SPENS. And...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 ! 'I saw the...moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm; i Broad, large. 3 Gold. 3 Suffice. < The eighth part of a peck. And if we gang to sea, master, I fear...
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The New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 7

1858
...SCOTLAND. " 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...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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Thalatta: a book for the sea-side [verse, compiled by S. Longfellow].

Thalatta, Samuel Longfellow - 1853 - 206 pages
...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. ' I saw the...moon, late yestreen, Wi' 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,...
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Thalatta: A Book for the Sea-side

Sea poetry - 1853 - 206 pages
...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.' They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark and the wind blew loud, And...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 25-26

Literature - 1868
...old ballad of Sir Patrick S,-enB : " 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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The Yellow frigate; or, The three sisters, Volume 1

James Grant - 1855
...town. CHAPTER XXX. THE GOOD SHIP HAEEY. " Yest'reen I saw the new moon With the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm. They had na' sailed a league, a league, A league, but barely three, AVhen the lift grew dark, the wind blew...
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