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Стр. 65 - his wife, naked, in a cold night, into the open fields, where, before next morning, she became furiously mad. This injury made a deeper impression upon Hamilton than the benefit he had received, and from that moment he vowed to be revenged of the Regent. Party rage strengthened and inflamed his private resentment. His kinsmen
Стр. 59 - she bade thee mell with no woman, nor use their counsel, nor let them touch thy body, nor thou theirs ; for, if thou do it, thou wilt be confounded and brought to shame.' By this man had spoken these words unto the king's grace, the even-song was near done, and the king paused on
Стр. 396 - illustriousisland, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge and the blessings of religion ;
Стр. 58 - came to Lithgow, where he happened to be for the time at the council, very sad and dolorous, making his devotion to God, to send him good chance and fortune in his voyage. In this meantime, there came a man clad in a blue gown in at the kirk-door, and belted about him a roll of
Стр. 23 - (Lady of the Lake:) Ye towers, within whose circuit dread, A Douglas by his sovereign bled, And thou, O sad and fatal mound! That oft hast heard the death-axe sound, As on the noblest of the land, Fell the stern headsman's bloody hand! The
Стр. 23 - And thou, O sad and fatal mound! That oft hast heard the death-axe sound, As on the noblest of the land, Fell the stern headsman's bloody hand! The last execution of great note which took place at Stirling, was that of Hamilton, archbishop of St
Стр. 43 - Of all the palaces so fair, Built for the royal dwelling, In Scotland, far beyond compare ,-* Linlithgow is excelling; And in its park, in jovial June, How sweet the merry linnet's tune, How blythe the blackbird's lay ! The wild buck bells from ferny brake, The coot dives merry on the lake,— The saddest heart might pleasure take To see a scene so gay.
Стр. 146 - and, for its reduction, borrowed from the castle of Dunbar, then belonging to the Duke of Albany, two great cannons, whose names, as Pitscottie informs us with laudable minuteness, were " Thrawn-mouth'd Meg and her Marrow -" also "two great botcards, and two moyan, two double falcons, and four quarter falcons ;
Стр. 147 - at the pier o' Leith, Fu' loud the wind blaws frae the ferry ; The ship rides by the Berwick Law, And I maun leave my bonnie Mary.