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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 Poetical Melange

1828
...go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonoured, and unsung. Land of brown beath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood,...the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I 'view each well-known scene, Think what is now, and what hath been, Seems as, to me,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Walter Scott - 1831 - 490 pages
...doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. II. O Caledonia! stern and wild. Meet nurse for a poetic...Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the Glial band That knits me to thy rugged strand! Still, as I view each well-known scene, Think what is...
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A Review of Captain Basil Hall's Travels in North America: In the Years 1827 ...

Richard Biddle - 1830 - 149 pages
...she would not thrill with enthusiasm, when " auld lang syne," recalled the recollection of that— " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood ;" or that, she could ever cease to exclaim — " Land of my sires wbat mortal hand, Can e'er untie...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 27

1830
...female infantile flesh and blood may —might — must — have felt many mysterious emotions from the " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. " " I have been thinking lately a good deal of Mary Duff. How very odd that I should have been so utterly,...
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Captain Hall in America

Richard Biddle, American - 1830 - 120 pages
...she would not thrill with enthusiasm, when "auldlang syne," recalled the recollection of that — " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood; or that she could ever cease to exclaim — " /„•';•'/ of my sires, what mortal hand Can e'er...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 9

...the reigns of Henry V. and VI. of England, and James I. of Scotland, many of them went over to the " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood — Land of the mountain and the flood" — and settled there as mechanics and manufacturers in those towns and villages which had been so...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 882 pages
...sprung, Unwept, unhonored, and unsung. O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child 1 Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain...the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene, Think what is now, and what hath been, Seems, as to me, of...
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Crayon Sketches, Volume 2

William Cox - 1833
...prime, showing the deep and rooted feelings of the man, &e well as the inspiration of the poet : " O Caledonia ! stern and wild ! Meet nurse for a poetic...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand !" Mankind owes Scott a debt of gratitude which it can never liquidate. The untiring admiration of...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 6

1838
...and left them with regret ; nor was Scotland forgotten. " O Caledonia ! stern and wild, Meet nnrse for a poetic child Land of brown heath, and shaggy wood ! Land of the mountain and the flood !" Many an hour we mused by thy Yarrow's stream, and bifeathed thy Ettrick breeze. We held mental communication...
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Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, Volume 5

1833
...appropriate to the day, the immortal Sir Walter Scott's soul-stirring invocation to country, beginning: " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood; Land of my sires,1' &c. &c. The unanimous thanks of the meeting were voted to Lord Kenyon, for the very able manner...
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