Gems Of Beauty, Or, Literary Gift For

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byEmily Percival

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... GEMS OF BEAUTY. THE HIGHLAND REAPER. BY D. Fo' yellow lie the corn-rigs Far doun the braid hillside; It is the bonniest har'st-field Alang the shores o' Clyde. An' I'm a puir har'st lassie, Wha stand the lee-lang day, Shearin' the corn-rigs o' Ardbeg Aboon sweet Rothsay Bay. O, I had ance a true-love; Now I hae nane ava; An' I had three braw brithers, But I hae tint them a'. My father and my mither Lie i' the mools this day; I sit my lane amang the rigs Aboon sweet Rothsay Bay. It's a bonnie bay at mornin', An' bonnier i' the noon; But it's bonniest when the sun draps, And red comes up the moon; When the mist creeps ower the Cumbrays, An' Arran peaks are gray, And the great black hills, like sleepin' kings, Sit grand roun' Rothsay Bay. Then a wee sigh stirs my bosom, An' a wee tear blinds my e'e, As I think o' that far Countrie Whar I wad like to be; But I rise content i' the mornin', To work while work I may, I' the bonnie har'st-fields o' Ardbeg Aboon sweet Rothsay Bay. FLORENCE DUDLEY'S REVENGE. BY MRS. ABDY. Florence Dudley's engagement was made known among her friends and acquaintance, and the intelligence was received with universal dissatisfaction. Every one considered that Medhurst was quite unworthy of her, and for once the voice of the many spoke truly. Florence Dudley was a generally popular person; not for her beauty--she had no attractions beyond those of a graceful figure, and an intelligent countenance; not for her fortune--she possessed merely a small independence, and the income of the uncle with whom she resided expired with his life; not for her position in society--she had no titled friends, and had never even dreamed of an introduction to Almacks. Florence Dudley was decidedly clever; but cleverness of itself is seldom a passport to a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853. Excerpt: ... GEMS OF BEAUTY. THE HIGHLAND REAPER. BY D. Fo' yellow lie the corn-rigs Far doun the braid hillside; It is the bonniest har'st...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217218725

ISBN - 13:9780217218726

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