QuŔ opinen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.
Abbey Abbotsford ancient arches bank beautiful beautifully Berwick Border branch Bridge building called Castle celebrated central Chapel charges church CLAN Cloth complete contains Cover cross distance Dunbar Earl east East Lothian Edinburgh elegant English Engraved enter feet figures fitted five four Gala Glasgow ground GUIDE Hall hand head Hill Home HOTEL House Illustrated interesting interior Italy James John Kelso King LAKES land light Loch lofty looking Lord magnificent Melrose MENZIES miles monks Monument North opposite original Palace parties passed picturesque Plates pointed Post present Price Public Railway reach remains rising river rock Rooms Royal ruins says SCENERY Scotland Scottish seat side Sir Walter Scott situated stands STATION Stirling stone STREET style surmounted Tartan tourist tower town transept Travelling Tweed village wall whole window woods
PÓgina 12 - Life of Andrew Melville. Containing Illustrations of the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Scotland in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Crown 8vo, 6s.
PÓgina 27 - The moon on the east oriel shone, Through slender shafts of shapely stone, By foliaged tracery combined ; Thou would'st have thought some fairy's hand, "Twixt poplars straight, the osier wand, In many a freakish knot, had twined ; Then framed a spell, when the work was done, And changed the willow wreaths to stone.
PÓgina 62 - And sudden, as he spoke, From the sharp ridges of the hill, All downward to the banks of Till, Was wreathed in sable smoke. Volumed and vast, and rolling far, The cloud enveloped Scotland's war As down the hill they broke ; Nor martial shout, nor minstrel tone, Announced their march ; their tread alone, At times one warning trumpet blown, At times a stifled hum, Told England, from his mountain-throne King James did rushing come. Scarce could they hear or see their foes Until at weapon-point they...
PÓgina 12 - Every step in Scotland Is historical; the shades of the dead arise on every side; the very rocks breathe. Miss Strickland's talents as a writer, and turn of mind as an individual, in a peculiar manner fit her for painting a historical gallery of the most illustrious or dignified female characters in that land of chivalry and song."— Mtackwwid'e Mayasiite.
PÓgina 13 - Edition, 5s. ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE LYRIC POETRY AND MUSIC OF SCOTLAND. By WILLIAM STENHOUSE. Originally compiled to accompany the ' Scots Musical Museum,' and now published separately, with Additional Notes and Illustrations.
PÓgina 54 - Bosomed in woods where mighty rivers run, Kelso's fair vale expands before the sun : Its rising downs in vernal beauty swell, And, fringed with hazel, winds each flowery dell ; Green spangled plains to dimpling lawns succeed, And Tempe* rises on the banks of Tweed ; Blue o'er the river Kelso's shadow lies, And copse-clad isles amid the waters rise...
PÓgina 50 - ... deranged in her understanding; and by the vulgar, with some degree of terror. The cause of her adopting this extraordinary mode of life she would never explain. It was, however, believed to have been occasioned by a vow, that, during the absence of a man to whom she was attached, she would never look upon the sun. Her lover never returned: he fell during the civil war of 1745-6, and she never more would behold the light of day.
PÓgina 18 - There's a silver shower on the alders dank, And the drooping willows that wave on the bank. I see the Abbey, both turret and tower, It is all astir for the vesper hour; The monks for the chapel are leaving each cell, But where's Father Philip, should toll the bell ? III.