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" Caledonia ! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 347
by Walter Scott - 1833
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...sires, what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That kHi me to thy rugged strand ? Still, as L view each well-known scene, Think what is now, and...better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettrick...
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Essays and Nature Studies: With Lectures

William John Clarke Miller - 1899 - 220 pages
...following lines, wherein Sir Walter Scott speaks of the scenes around three of his favourite rivers : " Still, as I view each well-known scene, Think what...better still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none shall guide my lonely way, Still feel the breeze down Ettrick...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1899 - 325 pages
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ? Still, as I view each well-known scene,...me, of all bereft Sole friends thy woods and streams are left : And thus I love them better still Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's stream still let...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1899 - 211 pages
...the flood, 5 Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can ere untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...and what hath been, Seems, as to me, of all bereft, 10 Sole friends thy woods and streams were left ; And thus I love them better still, Even in extremity...
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The Novels and Poems of Sir Walter Scott: Poems and ballads

Walter Scott - 1900
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's streams still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettrick break,...
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - 1900 - 570 pages
...flood, 20 I^and of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...love them better still, Even in extremity of ill. liy Yarrow's streams still let me stray, 3 Though none should guide my feeble way : Still feel the...
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 8

Julian Hawthorne - 1902
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ? Still as I view each well-known scene,...love them better still, Even in extremity of ill. THE PARTING OF MARMION AND DOUGLAS. NOT far advanced was morning day, When Marmion did his troop array...
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English Poems from Chaucer to Kipling

Thomas Marc Parrott, Augustus White Long - 1902 - 401 pages
...the flood, 20 Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene, Think what is now, and what hath been, 25 Seems as, to me, of all bereft, Sole friends thy woods and streams were left; And thus I love them...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - 1903
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to ihy l җJ4 ; c M d O f an c; h! Y( & oo still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Etlrick break,...
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Poetry of the People: Comprising Poems Illustrative of the History and ...

Martin Charles Flaherty - 1903 - 403 pages
...the flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...still, Even in extremity of ill. By Yarrow's streams still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way ; Still feel the breeze down Ettrick break,...
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