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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. "
Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer - Page 64
by Walter Scott - 1815 - 358 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, English and Latin: Ed. with an ...

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 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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The Waverley Novels, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1892
...afterwards attempted the following paraphrase of what, from a few intelligible phrases, he concluded to be its purport : — Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle...life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending, La, what varied shapes attending ! Passions wild, and Follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain,...
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Myths of Greece and Rome: Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art

Hélène Adeline Guerber - Legends - 1893 - 354 pages
...intermingled. Lachesis, the second, twisted it ; and under her fingers it was now strong, now weak. " Twist ye, twine ye ! even so, Mingle shades of joy...and peace, and strife, In the thread of human life. " SCOTT. Atropos, the third sister, armed with a huge pair of shears, remorselessly cut short the thread...
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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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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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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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Guy Mannering or the astrologer

Walter Scott - 1896
...afterwards attempted the following paraphrase of what, from a few intelligible phrases, he concluded to be its purport : — Twist ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle...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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Stories of Long Ago: In a New Dress

Grace Harriet Kupfer - Mythology, Greek - 1897 - 177 pages
...spinning and spinning away at a web, as a punishment for that foolish girl's vanity. "TWIST YE, TWINE YE" TWIST ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...and peace and strife, In the thread of human life. Passions wild and follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain ; Doubt and jealousy and fear, In...
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