There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things: there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die? George Henry Borrow
I lingered around them, under the benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers, for the sleepers in that quiet earth. EmilyJane Bronte«
Wuthering Heights, ch.34, closing words.
O Caledonia! stern and wild, Meet nurse for a poetic child! Land of brown heath and shaggy wood, Land of the mountain and the flood. Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand! Sir Walter Scott
The Lay of the Last Minstrel, canto 6, stanza 2.
Speak out, sir, and do not Maister or Campbell memy foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor! Sir Walter ScottSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Rob Roy to Francis Osbaldistone. Rob Roy, ch.34.
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