One day in spring Sir Walter Scott strolled forth with Lady Scott to enjoy a walk around Abbotsford. In their wanderings they passed a field where a number of ewes were enduring the frolics of their lambs. “Ah,” exclaimed Sir Walter, “ ’its no wonder that poets, from the earliest ages, have made the lamb the emblem of peace and innocence.” “They are, indeed, delightful animals,” returned her ladysliip; “especially with mint sauce.”
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 32, 9 December 1879
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