Legends of the braes o' Mar [by J. Grant].

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Pagina 102 - Then, after we had staid there three hours, or thereabouts, we might perceive the deer appear on the hills round about us (their heads making a show like a wood), which, being followed close by the...
Pagina 101 - I found many of them armed for the hunting. As for their attire, any man, of what degree soever, that comes amongst them, must not disdain to wear it, for if they do...
Pagina 102 - The manner of the hunting is this: five or six hundred men do rise early in the morning, and they do disperse themselves divers ways, and seven, eight, or ten miles...
Pagina 101 - Their habit is shoes with but one sole apiece ; stockings (which they call short hose) made of a warm stuff of divers colours, which they call tartan : as for breeches, many of them, nor their forefathers never wore any, but a jerkin of the same stuff that their hose is of, their garters being bands or wreaths of hay or straw, with a plaid about their shoulders, which is a mantle of divers colours, of much finer and lighter stuff than their hose, with blue flat caps on their heads, a handkerchief...
Pagina 40 - It fell about the Martinmas, When the wind blew shrill and cauld, Said Edom o' Gordon to his men,
Pagina 102 - Thus, the first day, we travelled eight miles, where there were small cottages, built on purpose to lodge in, which they call Lonquhards.
Pagina 102 - Tinkhell, are chased down into the valley where we lay ; then all the valley on each side being waylaid with a hundred couple of strong Irish greyhounds, they are let loose as occasion serves upon the herd of deer, that with dogs, guns, arrows, dirks, and daggers, in the space of two hours, fourscore fat deer were slain...
Pagina 41 - I a' my fee, For ae blast o' the western wind, To blaw the reek frae thee." O then bespake her daughter dear, — She was baith jimp and sma': "O row' me in a pair o' sheets, And tow me owre the wa'!
Pagina 39 - ... of the place where they were to meet. John Gordon, Lord of Glenluce and Longormes, son to Alexander Gordon, Bishop of Galloway, Lord of the Bedchamber to the King of France, getting instantly notice of this, immediately acquainted the king, who forthwith...
Pagina 40 - As fast as she could drie *, To see if, by her fair speeches, She could with him agree. As...

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