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" O 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! "
A System of English Grammar - Page 165
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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The United States Literary Gazette, Volume 1

1825
...Manners of the Romans. By George Watterston. Sketches of Connecticut, forty years since. 1 vol. 12mo. Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand. SCOTT. O'Halloran ; or the Insurgent Chief. An Irish Historic Tale of 1798. By the author of "The Wilderness,"...
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Manderville; or, The Hibernian chiliarch

Francis S. Higginson - 1825
...coolly premeditated, and deliberate murder ! " CHAPTER XXIX. " Land of my sires ! what mortal band Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand 1 " WALTER SCOTT. Sir Henry Mortimer, whose agitation had been extreme during the time he was speaking,...
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - 1825 - 740 pages
...ABERDEEN; CORRESPONDENT MEHRKR OF THE SOCIETY OP SCOTTISH ANTIQUARIES, &C. &C. 11 Land of brown heath anil shaggy wood. Land of the mountain and the flood. Land of my sire» ! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand !" WALTKR...
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Beauties of the Modern Poets: In Selections from the Works of Byron, Moore ...

1826 - 392 pages
...doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonoured, and unsung. O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band Scott. Still, as I view each well known scene, ' '• Think what is now, and what hath been, Seems...
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Continental Adventures: A Novel, Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1826 - 400 pages
...beautiful lines that I have heard you repeat a hundred times, with such enthusiasm — spouting after them O Caledonia ! stern and wild ! Meet nurse for a poetic...Land of the mountain and the flood ! Land of my sires ! "No," exclaimed Caroline, "but now I exclaim," O Italy ! serene and mild ! Meet nurse for a romantic...
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Continental Adventures: A Novel, Volume 1

Charlotte Anne Eaton - 1826 - 400 pages
...lines that I have heard you repeat a hundred times, with such enthusiasm — spouting after them 0 Caledonia ! stern and wild! Meet nurse for a poetic...heath and shaggy wood ! Land of the mountain and the nood ! Land of my sires ! " No," exclaimed Caroline, " but now I exclaim," O Italy ! serene and mild...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Complete in One Volume..

Walter Scott - 1827 - 489 pages
...dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence lie sprung. Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. II. 0 (Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires! wh.it mortal hand Can e'er untie tbe filial band. That knits me lo thy rugged strand ! Still, as I...
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The Picture of Scotland, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1827
...generally and decidedly mountainous country : it is, as one of its greatest poets has described it, a Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. The smooth beautiful face of the Saxon is not more dissimilar to the harsh and strongly marked visage...
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The picture of Scotland

Robert Chambers - 1827
...and decidedly mountainous country : it is, as one of its greatest poets has described it, a I , rind of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. The smooth beautiful face of the Saxon is not more dissimilar to the harsh and strongly marked visage...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1828 - 383 pages
...Minstrel, in Scott's Lay, breaks out, at the thought of his beloved country, into this apostrophe : " O Caledonia, stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand !" Personification is the investing of qualities, or things inanimate, with the character of persons,...
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