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" Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians. Now I am on my hobby-horse, I cannot help inserting... "
One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices - Page 80
by David Herschell Edwards - 1897
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 520 pages
...give you you the verses on the other sheet, as I suppose Mr. Ker will save you the postage.* Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians....
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1813 - 506 pages
...give yon the verses on the other sheet, as I suppose Mr. Kerr will save you the postage.* Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it than half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians....
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 714 pages
...shall give you the verses on the other sheet, as I suppose Mr. Ker will save you the postage.* Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired Poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the tire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians....
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The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs ..., Volume 1

Scottish songs - 1816 - 378 pages
...I am an enthusiast in old Scotch songs: I shall give you the verses on the other sheet— Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaven-inspired poet who composed this glorious frngment! There is more of the firc nf native genius in it than half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians."...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819 - 388 pages
...suppose Mr. Kerr will save you the postage.* ' " Should auld acquaintance be forgot." Sec Songi. Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genins in it than half a dozeu of modern English Bacchanalians....
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The prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819 - 658 pages
...shall give you the verses on the other sheet, as I suppose Mr. Ker will save you the postage.* Light be the turf on the breast of the heaveninspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English Bac• Here...
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The British Prose Writers...

British prose literature - 1819 - 364 pages
...suppose Mr. Kerr will save you the postage.* • " Should auld acquaintance be forgot." See Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaveninspired poet who composed this gloriou.ffragmerit ! There is more of the fire of native genins in it than half a dozen of modern English...
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1825 - 388 pages
...failed in his attempt to imitate or rival it. Burns, alluding to the old verses, exclaims, " Light be the turf on the breast of the heaven-inspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English bacchanalians."...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1825 - 756 pages
...failed in his attempt to imitate or rival it. Burns, alluding to the old verses, exclaims, " Light be the turf on the breast of the heaven-inspired poet who composed this glorious fragment! There is more of the fire of native genius in it, than in half a dozen of modern English bacchanalians."...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 484 pages
...give you the verses on the other sheet, as I suppose Mr. Kerr will save you the postage.* Light be the turf on the breast of the Heaven-inspired poet who composed this glorious fragment ! There is more of the fire of native genius in it than half a dozen of modern English Bacchanalians....
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