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The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page 142
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 2

1865
...strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, window-seat There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, shaggy dog To gie them music was his charge ; He screwed the pipes and gart them skirl, scream Till...
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1865
...strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, window-seat There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, shaggy dog To gie them music was his charge; He screwed the pipes and gart them skirl, scream Till...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 9

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reela Put life and mettle in their heels. At 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 an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round like open presses,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; 120 A towsie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was...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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 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...and large — To gie them music was his charge ; He screwed the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round like...
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Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume 34

Locomotive engineers - 1900
...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys and reels, Put life and metlle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the Hast There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim and large, The haunted kirk still stands, a roofless ruin, near the "Auld Clay Beggin " in which the poet was...
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Poems: Including Tales, Ballads, and Songs

Robert White - English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...been a favourite instrument with the devil. " BURNS, also, in Tarn o' Shanter, says that Auld Nick " Screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl Till roof and rafters a' diddirl." Then ithers caper'd to the strains, As wanton bluid had fill'd their veins, And lent new...
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The Book of Humorous Poetry

Humorous poetry - 1867 - 464 pages
...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle i' their heels : At winnock-bunker,7 i' the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke,3 black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge ; He screw'd the pipes, and gart9 them...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - Poets, Scottish - 1868 - 636 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...and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.-v Coffins stood round like open presses, That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And by...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1868 - 299 pages
...shape o' beast; Atowzie tyke, blaek, grim, and large. To gie them umsie was his eharge : He serew'd his pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirL— Coffius stood ronnd like open presses, That shaw'd the deadin their last dresses; And by some devilish...
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