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  • "D'ye see yon dandilly maiden," said Dame Gourlay, "a 'glistenin' wi 'gowd and jewels, that they are lifting up on the white horse behind that hare-brained callant in scarlet, wi' the lang sword at his side?"

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • “D’ye see yon dandilly maiden,” said Dame Gourlay,

    The Bride of Lammermoor


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  • a vain and spoiled woman.

    January 2, 2008