The Scottish Review, Volumen 34


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Página 356 - Mercy, mercy, Lady Frendraught, Will ye not sink with sin ? For first your husband killed my father, And now you burn his son." O then out spoke her, Lady Frendraught, And loudly did she cry — " It were great pity for good Lord John, But none for Rothiemay. But the keys are casten in the deep draw well, Ye cannot get away.
Página 166 - And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true; and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.
Página 130 - I had no table even to myself, much less a room to work in, but sat at the corner of the family table with my writing-book, with everything going on as if I had been making a shirt instead of writing a book.
Página 139 - Herminius, I have sought thee Through many a bloody day. One of us two, Herminius, Shall never more go home. I will lay on for Tusculum, And lay thou on for Rome...
Página 1 - And they sat down to eat bread ; and they lifted up their eyes, and looked, and behold, a company of Ishmaelites came from Gilead with their camels, bearing spicery, and balm, and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.
Página 361 - To help the common-weill take cuire. Use no deceit : mell not with treason : And to all men do right and reason. Both unto word and deed be true : All kind of wickedness eschew. Slay no man, nor thereto consent : Be nought cruel, but patient.
Página 266 - Moran,' replied the blue-eyed chief, 'thou ever tremblest, son of Fithil ! thy fears have increased the foe. It is Fingal, king of deserts, with aid to green Erin of streams.
Página 70 - I expect it will be the first book every wise matron will put into the hand of her daughter, and even the reviewers will relax of their severity in favour of the morality of this little work. Enchanting sight ! already do I behold myself arrayed in an old mouldy covering, thumbed and creased, and filled with dog's-ears.
Página 221 - In 1626, he wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury: "The Patriarch also, this New Year's tide, sent me the old Bible formerly presented to his late Majesty, which he now dedicates to the king, and will send it with an epistle. What estimation it may be of is above my skill, but he values it as the greatest antiquity of the Greek Church.
Página 135 - ... not one that most of us would have ventured on, still it seems to have secured her a worshipper unrivalled. I think she must have been a dull woman with a great genius distinct from herself, something like the gift of the old prophets, which they sometimes exercised with only a dim sort of perception what it meant. But this is a thing to be said only with bated breath, and perhaps further thought on the subject may change even my mind. She took herself with tremendous seriousness, that is evident,...

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