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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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The Genius and Character of Burns

1845 - 122 pages
...the course to steer, Yet runs himself life's mad career, Wild as the wave; Here pause—and, thro' the starting tear, Survey this grave. " The poor inhabitant...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 Complete Works of Robert Burns

James Currie - 1845
...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 glow, And softer...
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The Genius and Character of Burns

1845 - 122 pages
...life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here pauss—and, thro' the starting tear, Survey this grav t \ "The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn, and wise to know, And keenly felt the friendly clow, And softer llaine; But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his nair.c ! < " Reader,...
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The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Ayr, Bute

Scotland - 1845
...was himself sensible of his errors, and unreservedly acknowledged them, as in the following lines : " The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to learn, and wise to know, And keenly felt the social glow, And softer flame ; But thoughtless follies bid him low, And stained his name." John London...
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The lonely hearth, the Songs of Israel, Harp of Zion, and other poems

William Knox - 1847
...were the hopes she gave, But ere she closed her sixteenth year We bore her to the grave. THE BARD'S GRAVE. The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn...flame ; But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stained his name. — BURNS. BENEATH that thorn, so old and gray, That stands beside this lonely way,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...Survey this grave. с Too. d Basbfub r To lubmit tamely, to sneak. /Oler. f To laaient, to 'mourn. The poor inhabitant below, Was quick to learn and...know, And keenly felt the friendly glow, And softer (lame, But thoughtless fouies laid him low. And stain'il his name. Reader, attend — whether thy soul...
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Sylvan's pictorial handbook to Coila or the land o' Burns

Sylvan (pseud.) - 1848
...and not, like the miser's gold, be merely a legacy to an undeserving kindred. c ~? XN/ ATHANATOS. VTA HERE PAUSE: AND THROUGH THE STARTING TEAR, SURVEY...FLAME ; BUT THOUGHTLESS FOLLIES LAID HIM LOW, AND STAJN'D HIS NAME. READER, ATTEND : WHETHER THY SOUL SOARS FANCY'S FLIGHTS BEYOND THE POLES, OR DARKLY...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...ligh. la there a man, whose judgment clear, Can others teach the course to steer, Yet rune, liiin-dt', life's mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here pause —...wise to know. And keenly felt the friendly glow, And toftcr fíame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And stain'd his name ! Reader, attend — whether...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1898
...solely on the weight and force of that which with entire fidelity it utters, Burns could show him. The poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise...softer flame ; But thoughtless follies laid him low And stain'd his name. Every one will be conscious here of a likeness to Wordsworth.1' Can you or any of...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...mad career, Wild as the wave ; Here pause — and, thro' the starllng tear, Survey this grave. This poor inhabitant below Was quick to learn and wise...-flame, But thoughtless follies laid him low, And staiu'd his name'. Reader, attend — whether thy soul Soars fancy's flights beyond the pole, Or darkling...
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