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The Miller was of manly make,
To meet him was na mows;
Christ's Kirk on the Green.
It was after sunset, as we have already stated, when Halbert Glendinning returned to the abode of his father. The hour of dinner was at noon, and that of supper about an hour after sunset at this period of the year. The former had passed without Halbert appearing; but this was no uncommon circumstance, for the chase or
other pastime which occurred, made Halbert a frequent neglecter of hours; and his mother, though angry