Do not lift him from the bracken, Leave him lying where he fell- Better bier ye cannot fashion: None beseems him half so well As the bare and broken heather, And the hard and trampled sod, Whence his angry soul ascended To the judgment seat of God!
William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1813 - 1965)
Source: The Widow of Glencoe
Contributed by: Zaady
Fhairshon had a son, Who married Noah's daughter, And nearly spoiled to Flood, By trinking up ta water: Which he would have done, I at least believe it, Had the mixture peen Only half Glenlivet.
Source: The Massacre of the Macpherson
They bore within their breasts the grief That fame can never heal- That deep, unutterable woe Which none save exiles feel.
Source: The Island of the Scots
Fhairshon swore a feud Against the clan M,Tavish; Marched into their land To murder and to rafish; For he did resolve To extirpate the vipers, With four-and-twenty men And five-and-thirty pipers.
Nowhere beats the heart so kindly as beneath the tartan plaid!
Source: Charles Edward at Versailles on the Anniversary of Culledon
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