To the merse and to Allanbank there came word that the land was returning to his home.
But it was not here that Hepburn fell; that was elsewhere in the merse.
Ainslie was a native of the merse, his father and family living in Dunse.
So I took a farm which lay partly in the Lammermoors and partly in the merse.
A merse mist alang the Tweed, in a harvest morning's gude indeed.
The less valuable clay soil of the merse has been much improved by drainage.
That seaside resort is a mushroom beside Berwick of the merse, standing on its dignity of many sieges.
In the extreme north-east the high grounds descend in like manner into the rich low grounds of the merse.
He also harried the merse and Lothian, the Scots retiring before him without a battle.
Even in the fertile merse there were parishes of which the minister received only from four to eight pounds sterling in cash.