Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland

A. Gardner, 1896 - 434 páginas

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Página 90 - He answered and said unto them, "When it is evening ye say, 'It will be fair weather; for the sky is red.
Página 350 - There's some say that we wan, some say that they wan, Some say that nane wan at a', man : But one thing I'm sure, that at Sheriffmuir A battle there was, which I saw, man. And we ran, and they ran, and they ran, and we ran, And we ran, and they ran awa, man.
Página 360 - They that wash on Monday, Have all the week to dry; They that wash on Tuesday, Are not so much awry ; They that wash on Wednesday, Are not so much to blame; They that wash on Thursday, Wash for shame ; They that wash on Friday, Wash in need ; And they that wash on Saturday, O!
Página 204 - It's hardly in a body's pow'r, To keep, at times, frae being sour, To see how things are shar'd ; How best o...
Página 320 - Hesperus ! thou bringest all good things — Home to the weary, to the hungry cheer, To the young bird the parent's brooding wings, The welcome stall to the...
Página 189 - If Candlemas Day be fair and bright Winter will have another flight But if Candlemas Day be clouds and rain Winter is gone and will not come again.
Página 242 - March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, A bushel of March dust is worth a king's ransom.
Página 176 - The Man in the Wilderness The Man in the Wilderness asked of me, "How many strawberries grow in the sea?" I answered him, as I thought good, "As many red herrings as grow in the wood.
Página 300 - GRACE. SOME hae meat, and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it ; But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thanket. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF PEG NICHOLSON. PEG Nicholson was a gude bay mare, As ever trode on airn ; But now she's floating down the Nith, An' past the mouth o
Página 7 - A Knight of Cales, A Gentleman of Wales, And a Laird of the North Countree ; A Yeoman of Kent With his yearly Rent Will buy 'em out all three.

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