Tales From Scottish Ballads

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Tales From Scottish Ballads by Elizabeth W. Grierson

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The Lochmaben HarperThe Laird o' LogieKinmont WillieThe Gude WallaceThe Warlock o' OakwoodMuckle-Mou'ed MegDick o' the CowThe Heir of LinneBlack Agnace of DunbarThomas the RhymerLord SoulisThe Brownie of BlednockSir Patrick SpensYoung BekieThe Earl of Mar's DaughterHynde HornThe Gay Gos-Hawk

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moonlight, but she stole behind one of the buttresses that cast heavy shadows on the grass, and waited.

Nearly a quarter of an hour passed before another figure issued from the same little postern and joined her. This time it was the young French noble, his finery hidden by a guard's long cloak.

"Pardon me, sweetheart," he said, throwing aside his disguise and putting his hand caressingly on her shoulder, "but 'tis not my fault that thou art here before me. I had to dance a minuet with her Majesty the Queen; she was anxious to show the court dames how 'tis done in Denmark, and, as thou knowest, I have learned the Danish steps passably well dancing it so often with thee. So I was called on, and Arthur Seaton, and a mention was made of thee, but Gertrud Van Hollbell volunteered to fill thy place."

"Gertrud is a good-natured wench, and I will tell her so; but did her Majesty not notice my absence?"

"Nay, verily, she was so busy talking with me, and I gave her no time to miss thee," s

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