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" Wi' mony an eldritch skreech and hollow. Ah, Tam! Ah, Tam! thou'll get thy fairin! In hell they'll roast thee like a herrin! In vain thy Kate awaits thy comin! Kate soon will be a woefu "
The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ... - Page 23
by Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - 1801 - 266 pages
...comin ! * Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane * of the brig ;* There at them thou thy tail may toss,...noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle ;4 . But little wist she Maggie's mettle Ae spring* brought off her master hale,' But left behind her...
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Views in North Britain: Illustrative of the Works of Robert Burns

James Storer, John Greig - 1805 - 116 pages
...next running stream; and Tarn's mare, having just gained the " key stane o' the brig," was overtaken, For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle, But little wist she Maggie's mettle ; Ae spring brought off her master hale, But left behind her ain...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808 - 330 pages
...key-stane ' of the brig ; There at them them thy tail may toss, A running stream they dare na cross. Hut ere the key-stane she could make, • The fient a...the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tam wi' furious el tin ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle — Ae spring brought off her master hale,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811 - 416 pages
...com in ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane * of the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss,...far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, * It is a well known fact that witches, or any evil spirits, have no power to follow a poor wight any...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1813 - 444 pages
...thy comin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* of the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss,...noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle — Ae * It is a well-known fact, that witches, or any evil spirits,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 306 pages
...thy comin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the kej-stane* of the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they dare ua cross, But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tail she had to shake 1 For Nannie, far...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1815 - 364 pages
...thy eomin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* of the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream she dare na eross. But ere the ky-stane they eould make, The fient a tale she had to shake ! For...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life ..., Issue 672, Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1816 - 406 pages
...thy comin ! Kate toon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* of the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss,...they dare na cross. But ere the key-stane she could mate, The fient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 354 pages
...woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, ' And win the key-stane o' the brig ; There, at them ttiou thy tail may toss, A running stream they dare na cross;...the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tam wi' furious ettle; But little wist she Maggie's mettle — Ae spring brought aff her master hale,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 338 pages
...cumin'! Kate soon will be a waefu' woman! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane o' the brig; There, at them thou thy tail may toss, A...But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tale she had to shake! For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tam...
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