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Page 417 - Wealth, my lad, was made to wander, Let it wander as it will; Call the jockey, call the pander, Bid them come, and take their fill. When the bonny blade carouses, Pockets full, and spirits high — What are acres?
Page 412 - HO! why dost thou shiver and shake, Gaffer Gray ? And why does thy nose look so blue ? " 'Tis the weather that's cold, 'Tis I'm grown very old, And my doublet is not very new, Well-a-day!" Then line thy worn doublet with ale, Gaffer Gray! And warm thy old heart with a glass. " Nay, but credit I've none, And my money's all gone ; Then say how may that come to pass ? Well-a-day!" Hie away to the house on the brow, Gaffer Gray, And knock at the jolly priest's door.
Page 412 - And warm thy old heart with a glass. 'Nay, but credit I've none, And my money's all gone; Then say how may that come to pass? Well-a-day!' Hie away to the house on the brow, Gaffer Gray; And knock at the jolly priest's door. 'The priest often preaches Against worldly riches, But ne'er gives a mite to the poor, Well-a-day!
Page 251 - to take care that the laws be faithfully executed," deploring that the American name should be sullied by the outrages of citizens on their own Government...
Page 249 - Villages of Lower Canada, as Deputies from all the Nations who were at the General Council held at the Miami, in the Year 1793, except the Chawauous, Miamis, and Loups.
Page 249 - I should have been able to bring you together, and make you friends. "Children — I have waited long and listened with great attention; but I have not heard one word from them. "Children — I...
Page 332 - ... which appear, or not, according to the heat of the weather or climate, open later in the day, or do not open at all, when they are removed from, a fouthern to a more northern latitude. Trefoil, woodforrel, mountain ebony, wildfenna, the African marigold, &c.
Page 249 - Children — I was in expectation of hearing from the people of the United States what was required by them : I hoped I...
Page 85 - It is incumbent on me, nevertheless, now to add, that I am greatly indebted to him for his counsels as well as conduct in every branch of my official duties ; and I have similar assistance, in the late occurrences, to acknowledge of my second Captain, Sir Andrew Douglas.