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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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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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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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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 Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - Digital images - 1900 - 582 pages
...Keep the house frae reif and wear. 'TWIST YE, TWINE YE! EVEN SO1 From Chapter iv, TWIST ye, twine ye 1 even so, Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope and fear...life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending, I .. >, what varied shapes attending t Passions wild and follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for...
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Reminiscences of the Life and Work of Edward A. Lawrence, Jr

Meta Lander - 1900 - 519 pages
...And is there not always this mingling in human life, according to the old song of Meg Merrilles? ( Twist ye, twine ye, even so Mingle shades of joy and woe, Hope and fear, and bliss and strife, In the mystic thread of life. It was early in December, and the rough weather gave...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 2

John Ruskin - 1903
...pearl on every scale. [Not hitherto printed, see preceding note.] "TWIST YE, TWINE YE"1 Twist ye, tuine ye ! even so Mingle shades of Joy and Woe, Hope and...life. While the mystic twist is spinning, And the infants life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending, Lo ! what varied shapes attending! Passion's...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 2

John Ruskin - 1903
...scale. [Not hitherto printed, see preceding note.] "TWIST YE, TWINE YE"1 Twist ye, twine ye ! even do Mingle shades of Joy and Woe, Hope and Fear, and Peace and Strife, In t/ie thread of human life. While the mystic twist is spinning, And the infant's life beginning, Dimly...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1904 - 923 pages
...green. Over bank and over brae, Hie away, hie away. From n'averley. 1814. TWIST YE. TWINE YE ! EVEN SO l dare to discover some province, some gift of my own. There's a faculty pleasant to exercise, ha VJii the thread of human life. While the mystic twist is spinning. And the infant's life beginning,...
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The Waverley Novels...

Sir Walter Scott - 1907
...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...peace, and strife, \ ; In the thread of human life. 1 The outline of the above description, as far as the supposed ruins are concerned, will be found somewhat...
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The Poetical Works

Sir Walter Scott - 1909 - 970 pages
...Michael and his spear, Keep the house frae reif and wear. Chap. in. THE SPINDLE SONG. (By MEG MERRILIES.) TWIST ye, twine ye ! even so Mingle shades of joy...life beginning, Dimly seen through twilight bending, JLo, what varied shapes attending ! Passions wild, and follies vain, Pleasures soon exchanged for pain...
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