The Poetical Works Of Robert Burns; With A Sketch Of The Author's Life Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byRobert Burns

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... wi' zeal and fervour, Fu' fast that night. They hoy't out Will, wi' sair advice; urged They hecht him some fine braw asft; promised It chanced, the stack he faddom't thrice,2 Was timmer-propt for thrawin'; timber--twisting He taks a swirly auld moss oak knotty For some black, grousome carlin; loathsome And loot a winze, and drew a stroke, oath Till skin in blypes cam haurlin' shreds--peeling Aff's nieves that night. hands A wanton widow Leezie was, As canty as a kittlin; merry--kitten But, och! that night, amang the shaws, wooda She got a fearfu' settlin'! She through the whins, and by the cairn, gone And owre the hill gaed scrieven, scrambling Where three lairds' lands meet at a burn,8 To dip her left sark-sleeve in, Was bent that night. 1 A gutter at the bottom of a dung-hill. 2 Take an opportunity of going, unnoticed, to a hean-stack, and ftit horn it three times round. The last fathom of the last time yon will catch in your arms the appearance of your future conjugal yoke-fellow.--B. Yon go out, one or more, for this is a social spell, to a Vol. I. 9 Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, fail As through the glen it wimpl't; wheeled Whyles round a rocky scaur it strays; ciar Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't; eddy Whyles glittered to the nightly rays, Wi' bickering, dancing dazzle; racing Whyles cookit underneath the braes, TH Below the spreading hazel, Unseen that night. Arming the brackens, on the brae, fern Between her and the moon, The deil, or else an Outler quey, unhoused cow Gat up and gae a croon: moan Poor Leezie's heart maist lap the hool; case Near lav'rock-height she jumpit, la But mist a fit, and in the pool foot Out-owre the lugs she plumpit, ears Wi' a plunge that night. In order, on the clean hearth-stane, The luggies...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... wi' zeal and fervour, Fu' fast that night. They hoy't out Will, wi' sair advice; urged They hecht him some fin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217605982

ISBN - 13:9780217605984

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