"Aberdeen Journal" Notes and Queries, Volume 8

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"Aberdeen Daily Journal" Office, 1915 - Aberdeen (Scotland)

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Page 43 - King! Long live our noble King! God save the King! Send him victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us! God save the King!
Page 225 - Thy Father has written for thee.' 'Come, wander with me,' she said, 'Into regions yet untrod; And read what is still unread In the manuscripts of God.' And he wandered away and away With Nature, the dear old nurse, Who sang to him night and day The rhymes of the universe. And whenever the way seemed long, Or his heart began to fail, She would sing a more wonderful song, Or tell a more marvellous tale.
Page 204 - Or thorns compose so rich a crown? 4 [His dying crimson, like a robe, Spreads o'er his body on the tree; Then am I dead to all the globe, And all the globe is dead to me...
Page 205 - A thousand ages in thy sight Are like an evening gone ; Short as the watch that ends the night Before the rising sun.
Page 195 - Decoration ; and the names of those selected shall be transmitted by the Senior Officer in command of the Naval force, brigade, regiment, troop, or company, to the Admiral or General Officer commanding, who shall in due manner confer the Decoration as if the acts were done under his own eye.
Page 69 - At length lost the favour even of his own friends ; And, despised by all mankind, floundered in the mud of contempt, His success was forgotten, His triumph ceased with the occasion that gave it birth, His glory vanished like the morning dew ; And, They who once adored him as a hero and a god, Did at last curse him As a madman and a deyil ! CAPTAIN — What about the wanderings of Charlie ? MAN IN BLACK — The history of them forms a perfect romance.
Page 41 - Belts, or any Part whatsoever of what peculiarly belongs to the Highland Garb ; and that no Tartan, or party-coloured Plaid or Stuff shall be used for Great Coats, or for Upper Coats...
Page 195 - It is ordained that in the event of a gallant and daring act having been performed by a Squadron Ship's Company a detached body of Seamen and Marines not under fifty in number or by a Brigade Regiment Troop or Company in which the...
Page 124 - ... violence of an epidemic. Small as is the place which this fact occupies in English history, it was probably, if we consider all the consequences that have flowed from it, the most momentous in that of the eighteenth century — incomparably more so than any event in the purely political or military annals of the country.
Page 190 - What is that, Mother ? The swan, my love ! He is floating down, from his native grove ; No loved one, now, no nestling, nigh, He is floating down, by himself, to die; Death darkens his eye, and unplumes his wings, Yet the sweetest song, is the last, he sings. Live so, my love, that when death shall come, Swanlike and sweet, it may waft thee home!

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