He dwelt some time on an ancient "Kyrie Eleeson," and at last glided, unconsciously as it were, into the "Land o' the Leal." I'm wearin' away, Jean, Like snaw wreaths in thaw, Jean, I'm wearin' awa, Jean, To the Land o' the Leal. There's nae sorrow there, Jean, There's nae caul or care, Jean, The days aye fair, Jean, I' the Land of the Leal.
Some minds, when excited, naturally speak in figures and similitudes. They do not on that account feel less deeply. This is obvious in our commonest modes of speech. It depends upon the individual." "Kyrie Eleeson!" "Well, abuse my figures of speech as much as you please. What I insist upon is, that you shall not abuse the lady. When did you ever hear me breathe a whisper against her?" "Oho!
"It is useless; without repentance and faith 'twould but increase " and the prelate paused. "Let us pray. It is all we can do." And all present knelt round the bed, while the plaintive cry arose from the lips of the prelate, and was echoed from all around: "Kyrie eleeson: Christe eleeson: kyrie eleeson."