The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: with Explanatory and Glossarial Notes: And a Life of the Author

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D. Appleton & Company, 1859 - 612 pages
 

Contents

The Vision
130
A Dream
138
Address to Edinburgh
146
To a Posthumous Child born in peculiar circumstances of distress
152
Wi braw new branks in mickle pride 576
156
The Auld Farmers NewYear morning salutation to his Auld Mare
159
The Humble Petition of Bruar Water
166
The poor man weepshere Gavin sleeps 342
168
Lines written with a pencil standing by the Fall of Fyers near Loch
175
Guid speed an furder to you Johnie 231
177
The Solemn League and Covenant 610
180
Liberty A Fragment
182
He clenchd his pamphlets in his fist 837
184
Sketch
185
No more of your guests be they titled or not 338
187
Ode on the Birthday of Prince Charles Edward
191
Thine be the volumes Jessy fair
194
Oh a ye pious godly flocks 299
196
A Prayer under the pressure of violent anguish
197
Thou whom chance may hither lead
201
Man was made to mourn A Dirge
203
All hail inexorable lord
207
The Lament occasioned by the unfortunate issue of a Friends amour
211
Thou who thy honor as thy God reverst
216
EPISTLES
218
To the same
228
To the same
237
Peg Nicholson was a gude bay mare 327
238
am a keeper of the law
239
To John Goudie Kilmarnock
245
Wow but your letter made me vauntie
249
To a Tailor
252
Among the heathy hills and ragged woods 175
256
To a Gentleman who had sent him a Newspaper and offered to continue
258
hold it sir my bounden duty
263
To Robert Graham Esq of Fintra
264
lang hae thought my youthfu friend
271
Beauteous rosebud young and gay
282
To Miss Cruickshanks with a present of a Book 252
283
The Ordination
293
The Twa Herds
299
Holy Willies Prayer 805
305
Right sir your text Ill prove it true
308
Ode Sacred to the Memory of Mrs of
311
Sad thy tale thou idle page
315
Tam Samsons Elegy 820
320
Elegy on the Death of Robert Ruisseaux
326
murder hate by field or flood
328
Epitaph on Miss Jessy Lewars
330
Below thir stanes lie Jamies banes
331
Ye hypocrites are these your pranks? 611
333
Extemporaneous Effusion on being appointed to the Excise
336
Collected Harry stood awee
337
Kilmarnock wabsters fidge an claw 293
340
For Gavin Hamilton Esq
342
Sensibility how charming 271
345
Banks o bonnie Doon 866
346
Dainty Davie
349
When the drums do beat 542
351
Is this thy plighted fond regard 477
353
Bessy and her spinningwheel 369
355
Oh steer her up 570
356
Blythe hae I been on yon hill
359
Lovely Nancy
362
Oh open the door some pity to show 446
364
Does haughty Gaul invasion threat 435
366
Bonnie Ann 431
370
Bonnie Leslie 418
376
Thou lingering star with lessening
401
Dire was the hate at old Harlaw
403
Galla Water 467
410
Twas even the dewy fields were green
411
Oh raging Fortunes withering blast 505
413
On a bank of flowers
414
Oh steer her up and haud her gaun 570
421
Ye banks and braes o bonnie Doon 865
423
Jockeys taen the parting kiss
429
Oh that I had neer been married 517
434
Fair the face of orient day
436
Macphersons Farewell
443
On Cessnock banks there lives a lass 499
446
John Anderson my jo John 859
449
Whare hae ye been 545
451
By yon castle wa
454
Fate gave the word the arrow sped 392
460
When first my brave Johnie
462
My wifes a winsome wee thing
466
PegaRamsay 573
468
a cave
469
Let me ryke up to dight that tear 524
472
Philly and Willy
475
cease to care 427
477
How cruel are the parents
478
the wyte 559
480
My ladys gown theres gairs upont
483
Oh wert thou in the cauld blast
489
am a bard of no regard 526
492
My bonnie lass I work in brass 525
493
Tho cruel fate should bid us part
495
Oh wha my baby clouts will buy 440
499
When first I came to Stewart Kyle
504
Oh raging Fortunes withering blast
505
Heres a health to them thats awa
506
Polly Stewart
508
Theres naught but care on every han
509
If thou should ask my love 542
510
On peace and rest my mind was bent
513
hae a wife o my ain 386
520
Sae far awa 563
521
Oh saw ye my dearie
532
Heres his health in water 567
534
Tam Glen 357
537
Captain Grose 879
538
O Philly happy be that day 475
539
When Guildford good our pilot stood 462
541
Highland Mary 400
546
Powers celestial whose protection 400
547
Oh why the deuce should I repine
548
The Thames flows proudly to the
549
Oh how shall I unskilfu try
550
Ye Jacobites by name
554
The cardin ot
556
Come down the back stairs 582
560
Yon wild mossy mountains 495
561
The bairns gat out wi an unco shout 514
564
Oh ken ye what Meg o the mill has gotten 447
574
Curse on ungrateful man that can be pleased 194
575
Lament in rhyme lament in prose 164
579
original draft
581
Fill me with the rosy wine 330
588
Long life my lord an health be yours
591
To a Kiss
601
On the death of his Daughter
607
What needs this din about the town o Lonon 186
610
Sing on sweet thrush upon the leafless bough 158
611

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