The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V.

The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,008 / 199 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 497
Added to site: 2007.07.26
mnybks.net#: 17730
Genre: Poetry
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ce to the east of Fleurs, the neat quaint abbey-town of Kelso, with its magnificent bridge, nestles amid greenery, close to the river. And afar to the south, the eye, tired at last with so vast a prospect, and with such richness and variety of scenery, rests itself on the cloud-capt range of the Cheviots, in amplitude and grandeur not unmeet to sentinel the two ancient and famous lands.

Upwards of thirty years ago, the ducal coronet of Roxburghe was worn by a nobleman who was then known, and is still remembered on Tweedside, as the "Good Duke James." The history of his life, were there any one now to tell it correctly, would be replete with interest. I cannot pretend to authentic knowledge of it; but I know the outline as I heard it when a child--as it used to be recited, like a minstrel's tale, by the gray-haired cottager sitting at his door of a summer evening, or by some faithful old servant of the castle, on a winter's night, over his flagon of ale, at the rousing hall-fire. And from all I have eve

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