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" Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a "
The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page 142
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
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John o' Arnha': to which is added The murderit mynstrell, and other poems

George Beattie - 1826 - 99 pages
...the light fantastic toe ;" then jingled in my ears the forcible and firmly clenched lines of Burns: " He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl," &c. " ....Hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels. Put life and mettle in their heels," &c. " As Tarnmie...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There tax. auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie ihem music was his charge: He screw'd the pipes and gait them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirt....
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Tam O'Shanter and Souter Johnny, a Poem

Robert Burns - 1830 - 16 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round like open presses, That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And by some...
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The Gleaner: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry

American literature - 1830 - 238 pages
...for vigor and truth of delineation) has fallen in with this notion in his immortal Tam O'Shanter : ' There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast A towzie tyke, BLACK, grim and large,' And again in his address to this same ' Grim towzie tyke' he says, ' O thou, whatever title suit thee,...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 438 pages
...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels. Put life ana mettfe in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the cast, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke,...them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes and gort them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round like open presses, That...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...France^ But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast;...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : 1 I e screw 'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' diidirl.— Coffins stood...
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The Melange: A Variety of Original Pieces in Prose and Verse : Comprising ...

Egerton Smith - English literature - 1831 - 634 pages
...truth of delineation) has fallen in with this notion in his immortal Tarn O'Shanter, " There sat anld Nick, in shape o' beast, A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large ;" And, again, in his address to this same ' grim towzie tyke,' he says, " O thou, whatever title suit...
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The works of Robert Burns; with his life, by A. Cunningham, Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1834
...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels : A winnock-bunker in the east, A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round, like open presses ; That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And by some...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1834
...mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape <>" beast ; A lowzio tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was...charge : He screw'd the pipes, and gart them skirl Til! rnyf and rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round like open presses, Thai shaw'd the dead in their...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1835 - 260 pages
...heels. A winnock-hunker in the east, There sat auld Nick in shape o' heast j A towzie tyke, hlack, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.— 146 POEMS. Coffins stood round...
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