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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. VOL. II.— T Oh Caledonia ! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as 1 view each well-known scene, Think what is now, and what hath been, Seems as, to me, of...
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Recollections of Childhood, Or, Sally, the Faithful Nurse

Primogenita - 1840 - 125 pages
...dear Sally was located, — one which might be apostrophized in the beautiful language of the Poet, " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, " Land of the mountain and the flood, — " LAND of my SIRES" So might Sally add ; she would scarcely perhaps enter into the sentiment so expressed, but the same...
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The interdict [by I. Steward].

Isabella Steward - 1840
...the parlour, and lay the cloth. We must look lively, and. welcome the young Geraldine " CHAPTER X. Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires t whut mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knis me to thy rugged strand I Scott. OUR evening...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...doubly dying, shall go down To the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. O Caledonia, stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic...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 all...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...vile dust, from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonour'd, and unsung. II. O Caledonia ! stern and wild,1 Meet nurse for a poetic child ! Land of brown heath...the filial band, That knits me to thy rugged strand ! Still, as I view each well-known scent;, Think what is now, and what hath bceu, Seems as, to me,...
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Marriage

Susan Ferrier - 1841 - 434 pages
...brought tears into her eyes as they pictured home, and her heart responded to the well-known lines, — " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood! Land of the mountain...the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand ? " But her feelings arose to rapture when Lochmarlie burst upon her view, in all the grandeur, beauty,...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volume 15

1841
...from youth to age—MILTON, honourable and honoured ' Caledonia, stern and wild, Meet nurse of the poetic child, Land of brown heath and shaggy wood,...of the mountain and the flood, Land of my sires;' name—Milton, scholar, philosopher, poet, patriot, Christian! Need I recall to recollection star-searching...
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Compton Audley; or, Hands not hearts

lord William Pitt Lennox - 1841 - 281 pages
...heart." KO CHAPTER XII. TOUR IN SCOTLAND. O Caledonia, stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child 1 Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain, and the flood ! WALTER SCOTT. KAVENSWORTH seemed to have now attained the height of his wishes ; he was in possession...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1852
...sermons on each Sabbath," he could not renew, except faintly, his acquaintance with the country as the " Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, land of the mountain and the flood." Yet his health " kept up very well ;" and in strength and safety he arrived in Leeds on the 1st of...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 348 pages
...Minstrel in Scott's Lay, breaks out, at the thought of his beloved country, into this apostrophe : " 0 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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