The Token: A Gift for All Seasons

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D. Appleton, 1856 - 288 pagine

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Pagina 37 - See the front o' battle lour! See approach proud Edward's power — Chains and slaverie! Wha will be a traitor knave? Wha can fill a coward's grave? 10 Wha sae base as be a slave? Let him turn and flee! Wha for Scotland's King and law Freedom's sword will strongly draw, Freeman stand, or freeman fa'?
Pagina 38 - Let him follow me! By Oppression's woes and pains! By your sons in servile chains! We will drain our dearest veins, But they shall be free! Lay the proud usurpers low! Tyrants fall in every foe ! Liberty's in every blow! Let us do or die...
Pagina 160 - Solomon's Temple; and, though last not least, A feather from the Angel Gabriel's wing, Dropt in the Virgin's chamber.
Pagina 103 - I'm come hame to marry thee. 0 sair, sair did we greet, and muckle did we say; We took but ae kiss, and I bad him gang away; 1 wish that I were dead, but I'm no like to dee; And why was I born to say, Wae's me! I gang like a ghaist, and I carena to spin; I daurna think on Jamie, for that wad be a sin; But I'll do my best a gude wife aye to be, For auld Robin Gray he is kind unto me.
Pagina 160 - Nearer we hail Thy sunny slope, ARCETRI, sung of Old For its green wine ; dearer to me, to most, As dwelt on by that great Astronomer, Seven years a prisoner at the city-gate, Let in but in his grave-clothes. Sacred be His villa (justly was it called The Gem !) Sacred the lawn, where many a cypress threw Its length of shadow, while he watched the stars!
Pagina 103 - AULD ROBIN GRAY When the sheep are in the fauld, and the kye at hame, And a' the warld to rest are gane, The waes o' my heart fa' in showers frae my e'e, While my gudeman lies sound by me. Young Jamie lo'ed me weel, and sought me for his bride; But saving a croun he had naething else beside: To make the croun a pund, young Jamie gaed to sea; And the croun and the pund were baith for me. He hadna been awa...
Pagina 103 - When mournfu' as I sat on the stane at the door, I saw my Jamie's wraith, for I couldna think it he — Till he said, I'm come hame to marry thee.
Pagina 160 - GALILEO'S glass by night observed The phases of the moon, look round below On ARNO'S vale, where the dove-coloured steer Is ploughing up and down among the vines, While many a careless note is sung aloud, Filling the air with sweetness — and on thee, Beautiful FLORENCE, all within thy walls, Thy groves and gardens, pinnacles and towers, Drawn to our feet.
Pagina 103 - Rob maintain'd them baith, and wi' tears in his e'e Said, Jennie, for their sakes, O, marry me ! My heart it said nay; I look'd for Jamie back But the wind it blew high, and the ship it was a wrack...
Pagina 161 - That mountain-ridge a sea-mark to the ships Sailing on either sea. Downward he runs, Scattering fresh verdure through the desolate wild, Down by the City of Hermits...

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