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The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page 142
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...question—the question is what business ? Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke,...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge:" and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch Nannie! " For Satan glow'r'd, and fidged...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...question — the question is what business ? Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke,...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge :" and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch Nannie ! " For Satan glow'r'd, and fidged...
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the complete works of robert burns containing his poems, songs, and ...

allan cunningham - 1855
...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 ; He screw' d the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1856 - 524 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reete, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast;...large, To gie them music was his charge: He screw'd his pipes, and gart them skirl Till roof aud rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round like open presses,...
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Works: Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...question — the question is what business 2 Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat Auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : " and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch Nanny 1 " For Satan glowr'd, and fidged...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier

John Wilson - 1857
...Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat Auld Nick, in shape o' beast j A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge :" and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch. Nanny ! " For Satan glowr'd, and fidged...
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English and Scottish Sketches

Oliver Prescott Hiller - England - 1857 - 352 pages
...well as we could, the monstermusician, " in the shape o' beast," sitting in the window: " A towsie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He screwed the pipes and gart them skirl, TU1 roof and rafters a' did dirl." But alas! "roof and rafters,"...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857
...ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat Auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzle tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge :" and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch. Nanny I " For Satan glowr'd, and fidged...
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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - Authors, Scottish - 1858 - 278 pages
...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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Robert Burns: A Memoir

James White - 1859 - 100 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reel* 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...
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