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Page 471 - Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. " I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.
Page 78 - And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Page 300 - Their beds are made in the heavens high, Down at the foot of our good lord's knee, Weel set about wi' gillyflowers : , I wot sweet company for to see.
Page 306 - I wish I were where Helen lies, Night and day on me she cries; And I am weary of the skies, For her sake that died for me.
Page 197 - When a Mammonite mother kills her babe for a burial fee, And Timour-Mammon grins on a pile of children's bones, Is it peace or war ? better, war! loud war by land and by sea, War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred thrones.
Page 197 - ... he does not perform ; make his criticism somewhat suicidal. Does the condemnation come through the press ? The condemned may remind those who write, of the fact that it is not quite honest to utter a positive verdict on a book merely glanced through, or to pen glowing eulogies on the mediocre work of a friend while slighting the good one of an enemy ; and may further ask whether those who, at the dictation of an employer, write what they disbelieve, are not guilty of the serious offence of adulterating...
Page 79 - ... the species. If a dry season be gradually prolonged, the large mammal will suffer from the drought sooner than the small one : if such alteration of climate affect the quantity of vegetable food, the bulky herbivore will first feel the effects of stinted nourishment; if new enemies are introduced, the large and conspicuous quadruped or bird will fall a prey, while the smaller species conceal themselves and escape. Smaller animals are usually also more prolific than larger ones.
Page 495 - I think, have prepared you to admit that scepticism in regard to the caveevidence in favor of the antiquity of man had previously been pushed to an extreme. To escape from what I now consider was a legitimate deduction...