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" Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope and fear, and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life. "
Waverley Novels - Page 42
by Walter Scott - 1829
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The Lyrics and Ballads of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1894 - 248 pages
...your sires, and endure it no more ! 'TWIST YE, TWINE YE' From Guy Manncring. (MEG MERRILIES' SONG) TWIST ye, twine ye ! even so, Mingle shades of joy...and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life. Whilst the mystic twist is spinning, And the infant's life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - Engelse digkuns - 1894 - 319 pages
...weaving here and in the " Bard " compare the paraphrase of the gipsy's song in " Guy Mannering " : — " Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...and peace and strife In the thread of human life. Now they wax and now they dwindle, Whirling with the whirling spindle," etc. 17, 18. The names of the...
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Lessons in Vocal Expression: Processes of Thinking in the Modulation of the ...

Samuel Silas Curry - Elocution - 1895 - 316 pages
...practise the same extract in a variety of ways, with changes in point of view, situation, and purpose. 234 TWIST ye, twine ye ! even so, mingle shades of joy...and peace and strife, in the thread of human life. from " Guy Mannering." 235. A MODEST WIT. A SUPERCILIOUS nabob of the east, haughty, being great, purse-proud,...
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Latin and Greek verse translations, by W. Baker

William Baker - English poetry - 1895 - 133 pages
...by night To a wild headland, rock-based in the sea. ST JOHN'S COLL., CAMBRIDGE, SCHOLARSHIPS, 1891. Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...and peace and strife, In the thread of human life. Whilst the mystic twist is spinning, And the infant's life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending,...
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Guy Mannering or the astrologer

Walter Scott - 1896
...following paraphrase of what, from a few intelligible phrases, he concluded to be its purport : — Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life. * The outline of the above description, as far as the supposed ruins are concerned, will be found somewhat...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...this, and rise with day, Gentle lords and ladies gay. SONG OF MEG MERRILLS AT THE BIRTH OF THE INFANT. TWIST ye, twine ye! even so, Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope, and fear, and peace, and strife, la the thread of human life. While the mystic twist Is spinning, And the infant's life beginning, Dimly...
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Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Since

Walter Scott - 1898
...the following paraphrase of what, from a few intelligible phrases, he concluded to be its purport : Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...twilight bending, Lo, what varied shapes attending ! * T>II • outline of the above description, as far as the supposed ruins are concerned, will be...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...and rise with day, Gentle lords and ladies gay. SONG OF MEG MERRILliiS AT THE BIRTH OF THE INFANT. TWIST ye, twine ye ! even so, Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope, and fear, and peace, In the thread of human life. While the mystic twist is spinning, And the infant's life beginning, Dimly...
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Gray's English Poems: Original, and Translated from the Norse and Welsh

Thomas Gray - 1898 - 290 pages
...weaving here and in the Bard compare the paraphrase of the gipsy's song in Guy Mannering [c. IV.]: 'Twist ye, twine ye! even so Mingle shades of joy...and peace and strife In the thread of human life. ***** Now they wax and now they dwindle Whirling with the whirling spindle' &c. Bradshaw. 27. Cf....
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The Age of Fable; Or, Beauties of Mythology

Thomas Bulfinch - Courage - 1898 - 501 pages
...of life, and another twisted its bright and dark lines together, and another severed it at will. " Twist ye, twine ye ! even so, Mingle shades of joy...and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life." — SCOTT. Before the threshold of hell they passed through a group of beings who are enumerated as...
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