The Gentle Shepherd; A Scots Pastoral Comedy. by Allan Ramsay

The Gentle Shepherd; A Scots Pastoral Comedy. by Allan Ramsay

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1743 edition. Excerpt: ...seeing a that's done In ilka place, beneath or yont the Moon. E L s P A. These second-sighted souk, his peace be here See things far aff, and things to come, as clear As I can fee my thumb; wow, can he tell (Speer at him soon as he comes to himsell) How soon we'll fee Sir William? Whisht, he heaves, And speaks out broken words like ane that raves. Symox. S Y M O N. Act III. Scene III. He'll soon grow better.--Elspa, haste ye gae And fill him up a tals of usquebae.. ir W 1 L L. starts up and speaks. "A Knight that for a L YON fought, "Against a herd of Bears, "Was to lang toil and trouble brought, "In which some thousands shares: "But now again the L YO N rares, "And joy spreads owre the plain, "The LYON has defeat the Bears, "The Knight returns again. "THAT Knight, in a few days, shall bring "A Shepherd frae the fauld, "And shall present him to his King, "A Subjecl true and bauld. "He Mr. Patrick shall be calsd;--"All you that hear me now, "May well believe what I haw tauld, "For it shall happen true. S Y M 0 N. Friend, may your spaeing happen soon and weel; But, faith, I'm redd you've bargain'd with the deel, To tell some tales that fowks wad secret keep; Or do you get them tald you in your sleep? Sir Will. Howe'er I get them, never fash your beard, Nor come I to redd fortunes for reward; But I'll lay ten to ane with ony here, That all I prophesy shall soon appear. S Y M O N. You prophesying souks are odd kind men! They're here that ken, and here that disna ken, The wimpled meaning os your unko tale, Whilk soon will make a noise o'er muir and dale. G L A u d, 'Tis nae sina' sport to hear how Sym believes, And takes't for gospel what the spaeman gives, Of...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236636996
  • 9781236636997