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A Golfing Idyll

Auhtor: A Islay Bannerman

Language: english
Published: 1897

Genres:

poetry,  games,  humor
Downloads: 172
eBook size: 147Kb

Review by M. Erb, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Golfing Idyll':

... there. As to Golf I can, I think, hold my own with most of the Golfing sisterhood, and am well up in the jargon of the Links and game. One ...
... every word they uttered. The old man did not seem to mind my presence in the least. Before commencing his tale he looked round, saw me, and, with a ...
... six months gane, a drucken deevil,. You led the ball in waste and revel. Were staggerin' on destruction's brink,. Selling your very duds ...
... ill-condeetioned gabbin' deevil. Hoot, Skipper, nae offence was meant,. For you and I are weel acquaint. Now dicht your mou', and tell me true. How ...
... 'stilled by Haig. And, oh. a jolly time we had,. For my pairt I was skirlin' mad,. And Tammie, he was in his glory,. Just ripplin' o'er wi' ...
... meshes thro' I saw them bright. Glitterin' in the gloamin' light. 'Look, Skipper see these yellow boys,. The source and fount of human joys. With ...
... strange, uncanny, underhand. But spite of funk and fancy, all the same. I played weel up a rattlin' game. Holes three and four they fell to ...
... forthwith a splendid stroke. But of little good it proved to be,. For again I took the hole in three. 'Four up,' I said, 'my gallant foe. If ...
... the air,. Of souls in anguish and despair. Loud shouts of 'fore,' and clash of cleeks,. And demon golfers' yells and shrieks,. Commingling with ...
... prince of the rebel band,. Who fell defying Heaven's command. O'er lofty brow tossed his dishevelled hair,. A front deep lined with thought ...
... soul. I stand to lose name, fame, and purse,. Not that I care a tinker's curse. But you, should fortune now forsake you,. Your freedom gone, ...
... game I was about to witness,. It wasna in my power to compass. My fears they soon were realised,. And my poor play ...
... grim his look, he ne'er was surly,. 'Twas he that swore or e'en pretended. That nature's laws were clean suspended. (Save us, mortals, ...
... for auld Sin, he stood serene,. He little cared to view the scene. His arms were crossed, one hand on chin,. And on his face sardonic ...
... I'm weary and half dead,. Lost or saved, I maun win hame to bed.'. At my free speech old Sooty growled,. And at me glared malevolent and ...
... Killiegrew,. For she had with her presence blessed me,. And thro' my illness watched and nursed me. I had their warm congratulations,. And ...
... wanted mair investigation. 'Cummers,' says she, 'let's see his sark,. Aiblins it likewise bears the mark.'. 'Fie.' Jenny cried, ...
... mak' reflection,. Your ain will scarcely stand inspection.'. And snorting red, on mischief bent,. She turned to me for my consent. I saw that ...
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