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" Is there a man, whose judgment clear Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here pause— and, through the starting tear, Survey this grave. The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn, and wise... "
The Poetical Works of Robert Burns - Page xvii
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...heave a sigh. le there a man, whose Judgment clear. Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave; Here...pause— and, through the starting tear. Survey this «rave. The poor Inhabitant below Was quink to learn and wis? to know, And keenly felt the friendly...
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Early Discipline Illustrated; Or, The Infant System Progressing and Successful

Samuel Wilderspin - Child development - 1832 - 266 pages
...biographers cannot be disputed, that there was " a far better epitaph in the one he wrote for himself:" — " The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn, and...softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name." The whole is surrounded by a palisade, adorned with unusually fine Scotch thistles...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 6

Children's periodicals - 1838
...communication with the northern wizard at Abbotsford, and we bent over the restingplace of Burns. " The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn, and...softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd hid name." " Bonnie Edinburgh" gave us pleasure, and Old Holyrood awakened many associations...
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My object in life, Issue 324

Frederic William Farrar - Christian life - 1833 - 115 pages
...— " Is there a man whose judgment clear Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs himself his mad career Wild as the wave ? Here pause — and through the starting tear Survey this grave." Believe me, this dual life will not do. You cannot be pardoned and yet retain the offence. You cannot...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834 - 394 pages
...heave a sigh. Is there a man, whose judgment clear, Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here...softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name ! Reader, attend — whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole, Or darkling...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...runs, himself. life's mad career, Wild as ihe wave ; Here pause — and thro' the starting tear,Survey this grave. The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise to know, Arid keenly felt the friendly elow, And softer flame. But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stnin'd...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1835 - 260 pages
...heave a sigh. Is there a man, whose judgment clear, Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave; Here...through the starting tear, Survey this grave. The poor inhahitant helow, Was quick to learn and wise to know, And keenly felt the friendly glovr, And softer...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...sigh. la there u man, v. ьчч- judgment cli'ur, Can others teach the courbe to sti-er, Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here...And softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him tow, And »tain'd his name ! Reader, attend — whether thyaoul Soars fancy's Sights beyond the pole,...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...Yet runs, himself, life's mad career, Wild as the wave; Here pause—and, thro' the starting tear, The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise...softer flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name ! Reader, attend—whether thy soul Soars fancy's nights beyond the pole, Or darkling...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...understand it. All that can be said upon this subject, is said by Robert Burns in his Bard's epitaph — The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise...softer flame ; But thoughtless follies laid him low And stain 'd his name. * See Barrow's first sermon. Reader, attend — whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights...
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