Waverley Or 'Tis Sixty Years Since
George Robertson, 1898 - 484 páginas
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affection answered appeared arms asked attended Baron believe Bertram Bradwardine Brown called Captain cause CHAPTER character circumstances close Colonel command continued dear Dominie door Edward Ellangowan entered expressed eyes father favor feelings Fergus Flora followed gave give Glossin hand Hazlewood head heard heart Highland honor hope horse interest kind lady Laird land late least leave length letter light live look Lord Mannering means mind Miss morning natural never night Note observed occasion officer once opinion party passed perhaps person poor present received rendered replied respect Rose round Scotland seemed seen short side soon spirit supposed tell thing thought tion took turned voice Waverley whole wish young
Página 88 - The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loss. To give it then a tongue Is wise in man. As if an angel spoke, I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright, It is the knell of my departed hours: Where are they? With the years beyond the flood It is the signal that demands despatch: How much is to be done!
Página 94 - Entreat me not to leave thee or to return from following after thee, for. whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge. Thy people shall be my people and thy God my God. Where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried. The Lord do so to me and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.
Página 323 - Ecstasy! My pulse, as yours, doth temperately keep time, And makes as healthful music. It is not madness That I have utter'd : bring me to the test, And I the matter will re-word, which madness Would gambol from.
Página 5 - I'll have the current in this place damm'd up ; And here the smug and silver Trent shall run In a new channel, fair and evenly : It shall not wind with such a deep indent. To rob me of so rich a bottom here.
Página 126 - That weight of wood, with leathern coat o'erlaid, Those ample clasps of solid metal made, The close-press'd leaves...
Página 173 - My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here ; My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild deer, and following the roe, My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go.
Página 58 - But see, his face is black and full of blood; His eyeballs further out than when he...
Página 33 - With eyes severe and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances; And so he plays his part. The sixth age shifts Into the lean and...
Página 359 - These reveries he was permitted to enjoy, undisturbed by queries or interruption ; and it was in many a winter walk by the shores of Ulswater, that he acquired a more complete mastery of a spirit tamed by adversity, than his former experience had given him ; and that he felt himself entitled to say firmly, though perhaps with a sigh, that the romance of his life was ended, and that its real history had now commenced.
Página 190 - Waverley could ask particulars, a strong, largeboned, hard-featured woman, about forty, dressed as if her clothes had been flung on with a pitchfork, her cheeks flushed with a scarlet red where they were not smutted with soot and lampblack, jostled through the crowd, and, brandishing high a child of two years old, which she danced in her arms, without regard to its screams of terror, sang forth, with all her might — " Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling, Charlie is my darling, The young...