The Braemar Highlands; Their Tales, Traditions, and History

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W.P. Nimmo, 1869 - 343 pagina's

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Pagina 151 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
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Pagina 227 - ... day is come, the lords and gentlemen of their companies do ride or go to the said places, sometimes wading up to the...
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Pagina 228 - Then after we had stayed 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...
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Pagina 36 - Shades of the dead ! have I not heard your voices Rise on the night-rolling breath of the gale!" Surely the soul of the hero rejoices, And rides on the wind o'er his own Highland vale.
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