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  • The milk-cows were nipping the clovery parks, and chewing their cuds at their leisure; -- the wild partridges whidding about in pairs, or birring their wings with fright over the hedges; -- and the blue-bonneted ploughmen on the road cracking their whips in wantonness, and whistling along amid the clean straw in their carts.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith


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