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" The Editor dismisses this little volume from his hands with mingled pleasure and regret : pleasure, from the recollection of several agreeable hours spent in its arrangement, during the intervals of severer study ; and regret at bidding adieu to the investigation... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 5
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802 - 444 pages
...history, which were either obscure, or had escaped general notice. To the latter object attention has been constantly paid, not only in the notes, but in...during the intervals of severer study ; and regret at hidding adieu to the investigation of Scotish literary antiquities, a subject which he can never expect...
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Poems and Ballads

John Leyden, Walter Scott - 1858 - 394 pages
...Albania." At the close of the preface, which is dated Dec. 20, 1802, is the following sentence : — " The Editor dismisses this little volume from his hands...spent in its arrangement, during the intervals of severe study ; and regret at bidding adieu to the investigation of Scottish Literary Intiquities, a...
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The Border Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 16

Nicholas Dickson, William Sanderson - 1911
...In the preface to this work he says : — " The editor dismisses this little volume from his hatula with mingled pleasure and regret; pleasure, from the...in its arrangement, during the intervals of severer stndy ; and regret at bidding adieu to the investigation of Scottish literary antiquities, a subject...
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Journal of a Tour in the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland in 1800

John Leyden - 1903 - 318 pages
...the same year, Scenes of Infancy, Descriptive of Teviotdale. In the preface to the former he says : " The Editor dismisses this little volume from his hands...and regret at bidding adieu to the investigation of Scotish literary antiquities, a subject which he can never expect to resume." The present time, therefore,...
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Journal of a Tour in the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland in 1800

John Leyden - 1903 - 318 pages
..."The Editor dismisses this, "little" Yf>'].ume from \**j his hands with 'mangled1' plejagure and •SN regret : pleasure, from the recollection , of several...and regret at bidding adieu to the investigation of Scotish literary antiquities, a subject which he can never expect to resume." The present time, therefore,...
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