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  • In other versions of this ballad, subtitled The Mother's Malison, it is more obv ious that the two mothers would rather see their children dead than together.

    Clyde's Water (3)

  • "It's a topping day, too," added Malison from his vantage astride the coir-hawser reel.

    The Long Trick

  • Malison, delving into the inmost recesses of his chest.

    The Long Trick

  • "Well, I'm going to shift," said Malison, and the Committee of Supply broke up and passed down below.

    The Long Trick

  • "Gypsy's Malison" was rejected by the ingenious editors of the

    Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor

  • He had a word of compassion for the sheep-stealer, who was arrested and lost his ill-acquired sheep, “his first, last, and only hope of a mutton pie;” and vented his feelings in that sonnet (rejected by the magazines) which he has called “The Gypsey's Malison.”

    Charles Lamb

  • Indeed if Malison had killed him outright, he would have been rather pleased than otherwise.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • But, in justice to Malison, another fact must be mentioned, which, although inconsistent with the one just recorded, was in perfect consistency with the theological subsoil whence both sprang.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • Malison turned as white as a sheet with venomous rage.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • Malison had every reason for being as smooth-faced with the parents as he always was: he had ulterior hopes in Glamerton.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen


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