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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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Phrenological Journal and Magazine of Moral Science, Volume 11

1838
...shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. O Caledonia I stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand I 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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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Sketch of His Life

Walter Scott, J. W. Lake - 1838 - 443 pages
...down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonoured, and unsung. Ο. Ξ Caledonia! stem and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land of...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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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...flood, Land of my sires ! what mortal hand Can e'er unite the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scene,...
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The Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science, Volumes 11-12

1838
...shall go down To the vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. O Caledonia I stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land...Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires I what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I...
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A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1838
...by no " dun umbrage" over cliff or rock ; and you would hardly suppose that you were entering the " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the MOUNTAIN and the FLOOD," as Scott so magnificently expresses it.* But where all is new, in scenery and in inhabitants, you naturally...
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Scotland, Volume 2

William Beattie - 1838
...sufficiently apparent in the storm-scene so forcibly delineated in the fore-ground of the picture. SCOTLAND. " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood — Land of the mountain and the flood 1" " 'Twas here the Son of Fingal towered along, And midst his mountains rolled the flood of song ;...
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Mary and Florence at Sixteen: A Continuation of Grave and Gay

Ann Fraser Tytler - 1838 - 340 pages
...hand the spring of human feelings, binding us still more closely to the land of our fathers, to the " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood." Then seating himself by me, he continued, in a low voice, which I alone could hear, ' Oh ! what does...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...understand the feeling of the bard, when, in the fervour of a patriot's enthusiasm, he exclaims, — " ' O, Caledonia ! stern and wild ! Meet nurse for a poetic...the flood — Land of my sires — what mortal hand Shall e'er untie the filial band That binds me to thy rugged strand :" ' " Had that bard himself, the...
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The Buds of Hope: A Collection of Miscellaneous Poems

Margaret Richardson - 1839 - 218 pages
...; That when my soul this frame hath burst, My pains, and sorrows,-r-all may cease. N SCOTLAND. " Oh Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...and the flood : Land of my sires, what mortal hand Can«'er nnl.ii: the filial band, That knits me to thy nigged strand," SCOTT. Scotland ! — thou land...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volumes 53-54

John William Carleton - 1865
...the dog, whatever its breed and for whatever purpose intended. AUTUMN DAYS IN SCOTLAND. BY HORVAL. " O Caledonia, stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. Land of my tires ! what mortal hand Can c't'r untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand? " SCOTT....
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