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" O' clod or stane, Adorns the histie stibble-field, Unseen, alane. There, in thy scanty mantle clad, Thy snawy bosom sun-ward spread, Thou lifts thy unassuming head In humble guise; But now the share uptears thy bed, And low thou lies ! Such is the fate... "
The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ... - Page 84
by Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786 - 294 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such fate tofujfering worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, By human pride or cunning driv'n...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 57, Part 2

1787 - 712 pages
...Low in the duft. " Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklcfs darr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! " Such fate to fufTrin? worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has driven, By human pride or cunning driven...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 9

1787 - 512 pages
...Low i'theduft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs flarr'd! Linfeilfui he to note the card Of prudent lore, . Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm hira o'?rf Such fate to /offering -worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, . , By...
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The Lounger: no. 70-101; June 3, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

1788 - 330 pages
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs flarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard; And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to fufPring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has flriven, By human pride or cunning...
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The Lounger, Volume 3

1788 - 338 pages
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd 1 Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to fufPring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has frriven, By human pride or cunning...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

Robert Burns, Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1790 - 308 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfldlful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such fate tofuffertng v>crtb is gwctv, Who long with wants adv/ocs \va% foVi'xv, By human pride or cunning...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

Robert Burns, Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1790 - 308 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd! Unfldlful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, By human pride or cunning driv'n To Mis'ry's brink, Till wrench'd of ev'ry ftay but HEAV'N, He, rukl'd,...
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The Lounger: no. 53-101; Feb. 4, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

1794 - 466 pages
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er I Such fate to fuff'ring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has ftriven, By human pride or...
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Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1797 - 304 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to fuffering Worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, By human pride or...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - 1798 - 308 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to Suffering Worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, By human pride or...
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