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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 Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1865 - 393 pages
...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 in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.' 12 They hadna sail'd upon the sea A day...
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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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The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads

William Allingham - Ballads, English - 1865 - 397 pages
...dear, I fear a deadly storm. II " 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." " gane," sufficed. " half-fou," half-bushel. They hadna sailed upon the sea A day but barely three,...
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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 in her arm, And if we gang to sea, Master, I fear we'll come to harm." Sir Patrick Spens. Saturation of vapour...
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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
...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, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league,...
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Sunshine and Showers: Their Influences Throughout Creation. A Compendium of ...

Andrew Steinmetz - Meteorology - 1867 - 432 pages
...FKOM THE MOON, SUN, HALOES, ETC. 285 " 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." Sir Patrick Spent. Saturation of vapour in the upper regions of the atmosphere is the cause of this...
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Scottish Ballads and Songs, Historical and Traditionary, Volume 1

James Maidment - Ballads, Scots - 1868
...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'll come to harm." They hadna sailed a league, a league, A...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: ballads, collected by sir W. Scott. Repr ...

Scottish border - 1869
...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'll cor 1 come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 11-12

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - English literature - 1869
...wi' me. 'Make haste, make haste, my merry men a', 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 I fear, and I fear, my dear master, That we will come to harm.' ' Betide me weel, betide me wae,...
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