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agus Alexander ancient appears authority bard battle became bishop called Celtic Celts century chief Christian Church clan Collection Columbanus Community connection contributions course crest death died district Donald Duncan Earl early Edinburgh English fact Fraser Gael Gaelic Gaelic Society Gall Gille give given Glasgow Grant hand head held High Highland House Iain interest Inverness Irish Islands James John King known land language later Library lived MacDonald Mackay Mackenzie MacLeod Manse means meeting Neil North original period plant present probably published received record reference regard river Road Roman Ross saint schools Scotland Scottish singing Society songs South Street style thing took tradition tunes various volume West witnessed young
187 ページ - Sometimes you shall see them with open mouths and their breath restrained, as if they were expiring and not singing, and by a ridiculous interruption of their breath, they appear as if they were altogether silent. At other times, they look like persons in the agonies of death; then, with a variety of gestures, they personate comedians; their lips are contracted, their eyes roll, their shoulders are shaken upwards and downwards, their fingers move and dance to every note. And this ridiculous behaviour...
184 ページ - As come it will for a' that — That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree, and a' that ; For a' that, and a' that, It's coming yet for a' that, That man to man, the world o'er, Shall brothers be for a
19 ページ - ... yea, it is said to be so powerful to consolidate and knit together, that if they be boiled with dissevered pieces of flesh in a pot, it will join them together again.
169 ページ - Dan shall be a serpent by the way, An adder in the path, That biteth the horse heels, So that his rider shall fall backward.
187 ページ - Next they lay down their manly vigour, and with their voices endeavour to imitate the softness of women. Then, by an artificial circumvolution, they have a variety of outrunnings. Sometimes you shall see them with open mouths and their...
71 ページ - ... anything they shall do in our service, by killing, wounding, apprehending, or imprisoning such as shall make opposition to our authority, or by seizing such as they have reason to suspect, the same being always done by order of our privy council, their committee, or of the superior officer...
37 ページ - Shony, I give you this cup of ale, hoping that you'll be so kind as to send us plenty of sea-ware, for enriching our ground the ensuing year ;' and so threw the cup of ale into the sea.
320 ページ - Chief having acknowledged, the gathering was brought to a close with the singing of
169 ページ - Frowning he speaks, and shakes The dark crest streaming o'er his shaded helm In triple wave ; whilst dreadful ring around The brazen bosses of his shield, impressed With this proud argument. A sable sky Burning with stars ; and in the midst full orb'd A silver moon, the eye of night, o'er all Awful in beauty pours her peerless light.