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  • He attended his master at holytide, partly in the character of a domestic, or guardian, should there be cause for his interference; but it was not difficult to discern, by the earnest attention which he paid to Catharine

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The wren, to seek for which used to be the sport dedicated to the holytide, was left unpursued and unslain.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • He attended his master at holytide, partly in the character of a domestic, or guardian, should there be cause for his interference; but it was not difficult to discern, by the earnest attention which he paid to Catharine Glover, that it was to her, rather than to her father, that he desired to dedicate his good offices.

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

  • Dorothy had no sooner possessed herself of a slight packet of the rumours which were flying abroad than she bounced into her master's bedroom, who had taken the privilege of age and the holytide to sleep longer than usual.

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

  • And now lay by thy work, lass, for it is holytide eve, and it becomes us to go to the evening service, and pray that

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

  • The wren, to seek for which used to be the sport dedicated to the holytide, was left unpursued and unslain.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • And now lay by thy work, lass, for it is holytide eve, and it becomes us to go to the evening service, and pray that Heaven may send thee a good Valentine tomorrow.”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Dorothy had no sooner possessed herself of a slight packet of the rumours which were flying abroad than she bounced into her master’s bedroom, who had taken the privilege of age and the holytide to sleep longer than usual.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The holytide is expended, and the fast has begun.”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • The holytide is expended, and the fast has begun. "

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

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