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Scenes of my youth, to memory dear, How oft I think upon you here; Of nays when every passing care Was light as summer dreams. ...Article : 388 words
Here is a forlorn-looking Irishman, accompanied by his wife and two children, found begging within the very precincts of the Court; and the woman (usually the ...Article : 976 words
Our wean's the maist wonnerfu' wean e'er I saw, It would tak' me a lang summer day tae tell a' His pranks, frae the morning till night shuis his ee. When he sleeps like a p[?] 'tween father and ...Article : 406 words
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