Waverly Novels: St. Rowan's well

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A. and C. Black, 1852

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Page 151 - The thane of Fife had a wife: where is she now? What, will these hands ne'er be clean? No more o' that, my lord, no more o' that: you mar all with this starting.
Page 261 - Now the wasted brands do glow, Whilst the screech-owl, screeching loud, Puts the wretch, that lies in woe, In remembrance of a shroud. Now it is the time of night, That the graves, all gaping wide, Every one lets forth his sprite, In the church-way paths to glide.
Page lxxviii - Gird thy sword upon thy thigh, O most Mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty. And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness ; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.
Page 120 - For there in lofty air was seen to stand The stern Protector of the conquer'd land ; Drawn in that look with which he wept and swore, Turn'd out the members, and made fast the door, Ridding the house of every knave and drone, Forced — though it grieved his soul — to rule alone. The Frank Courtship.— CRABBE.
Page 185 - ... black oak, and finally into a long saloon, or parlour, where there was a prodigious fire, and about twelve candles of the largest size distributed in sconces against the wall. There were seated the Commissioners, who now held in their power the ancient mansion and royal domain of Woodstock.
Page viii - ... though they well knew the doors were all locked, and there could be none there. Presently after they heard also all the wood of the King's Oak brought by parcels from the dining-room, and thrown with great violence into the presence-chamber, as also the chairs, stools, tables, and other furniture...
Page xiv - One of the servants now lighted a large candle, and set it in the doorway between the two chambers, to see what passed ; and as...
Page xi - Candles put out as before. They had the said bitch with them again, but were not by that protected: the bitch set up a very piteous cry; the clothes of their beds were all pulled off; and the bricks, without any wind, were thrown off the chimney tops into the midst.

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