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" Now, ever alake ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm ! " I saw the new moon late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm. "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 46
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 181

1895
...visibility, and a prognostic of the advancing cyclone, as the old ballad-monger properly expressed it : — ' I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi" the auld moon...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm.' But the portent is special to these latitudes ; further south — at Malta, for instance — the phenomenon...
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1806
...gude red goud, " Out o'er the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' ! " Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear, " I fear a deadly storm ! t " I saw the new moon, late yestreen, " Wi' the auld moon in her arm ; " And if we gang to sea,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1821
...gude red goud, " Out o'er the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a ' ! " Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear,...gang to sea, master, " I fear we'll come to harm." • Gane—Suffice. f Half-fou—l\\e eighth part of a peck. They hadna sail'da league, a league, A...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 1

Scottish border - 1821
...gude red goud, " Out o'er the sea wi' me. '' Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a' ! " Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear,...gang to sea, master, " I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sail'da league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisting of Historical and ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1821
...gude red goud, " Out o'er the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready, my merrymen a'! " Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake, my master dear, " I fear a deadly storm ! " I saw the new inoon, late yestreen, " Wi' the auld moon in her arm; " And, if we gang to sea, master, " I fear well...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 18

1863
...foreboded. Great confidence is placed in this old prognostic : " I saw the new moon late yestreen AV'i' the auld moon in her arm, And if we gang to sea, master, I f'uar we'll come to harm." — Sir Patrick Spens. (6.) Haloes predict a storm (rain and wind, or snow...
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Minstrelsy: Ancient and Modern: With an Historical Introduction and Notes

William Motherwell - 1827 - 399 pages
...half-fou o' gude red gowd Out owre the sea wi' me. " Make ready, make ready my merrymen a' ! Our gude ship sails the morn." " Now, ever alake ! my master dear,...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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Minstrelsy: ancient and modern, with an historical intr. and notes, by W ...

Minstrelsy - 1827
...half-fou o' gude red gowd Out owre the sea wi' me. "Make ready, make ready my merrymen a'! Our gude ship sails the morn." "Now, ever alake! my master dear,...we gang to sea, master, I fear we'll come to harm." They hadna sailed a league, a league, A league but barely three, When the lift grew dark, and the wind...
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The Legendary Cabinet: A Collection of British National Ballads, Ancient and ...

John Docwra Parry - 1829 - 436 pages
...snow or sleet, Our ship maun sail, the morn. 0 ever alack ! my master dear, I fear a deadly storm. 1 saw the new moon late yest'reen, Wi' the auld moon...in her arm ; And if we gang to sea, master, I fear we '11 suffer harm. They hadna' sailed a league on sea, A league but barely one, of year;" which the...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Technical and Critical Journal for the ..., Volume 10

1841
...prognostic of a storm occurs in an ancient ballad, entitled " Sir Patrick Spens," of Scottish history: — " I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon...we gang to sea master, I fear we'll come to harm." NOTES ON TRINIDAD IN 1803. — By Capt. GH Columbine, RN (Concluded from p. 593.) THE CURRENTS. —...
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