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Second Series ;

COLLECTED AND ARRANGED

BY

JEDEDIAH CLEISHBOTHAM,

SCHOOLMASTER AND PARISH-CLERK OF GANDERCLEUGU.

Hear, Land oʻCakes and brither Scots,
Frae Maidenkirk to Jonny Groats',
If there's a hole in a' your coats,

I rede ye tent it,
A chiel's amang you takin' notes,
An' faith he'll prent it.

BURNS.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL.S. III. & IV.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY M. CAREY & SON, NO. 126, CHESNUT-STREET,

1818.

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, sacó déi una maletilla vieja cerrada con una cadenilla, y abriéndola, halló en ella tres libros grandes y unos papeles de muy buena letra es: critos de mano.-Don QUIXOTE, Part I. Capitulo 32.

It is mighty well, said the priest ; pray, landlord, bring me those books, for I have a mind to see them. With all my heart, answered the host; and, going to his chamber, he brought out a little old cloke-bag, with a padlock and chain to it, and opening it, he took out three large volumes, and some manuscript papers written in a fine character. - JARVIS's Translation.

THE

HEART OF MID-LOTHIAN.

CHAPTER I.

'Tis the voice of the sluggard, I've heard him complain,
“You have waked me too soon, I must slumber again ;"
As the door on its hinges, so he on his bed,
Turns his side, and his shoulders, and his heavy head.

DR WATT.

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The mansion-house of Dumbiedikes, to which we

now to introduce our readers, lay three or four miles—no matter for the exact topography-to the southward of St Leonard's. It had once borne the appearance of some little celebrity; for the “auld laird,” whose humours and pranks were often mentioned in the ale-houses for about a mile round it, wore a sword, kept a good horse, and a brace of grey-hounds; brawled, swore, and betted at cock-fights and horse-matches; followed Somerville of Drum's hawks, and the Lord Ross's hounds, and called himself point device a gentle

But the line had been veiled of its splendour in the present proprietor, who cared for no rustic amusements, and was as saving, timid, and retired, as his father had been at once grasping and selfishly extravagant,--daring, wild, and intrusive.

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VOL. II.

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