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" Tarn wi' furious ettle; But little wist she Maggie's mettle! Ae spring brought off her master hale, But left behind her ain grey tail: The carlin claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie scarce a stump. Now, wha this tale o... "
Views in North Britain: Illustrative of the Works of Robert Burns - Page 32
by James Storer, John Greig - 1805 - 61 pages
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1794 - 300 pages
...little wift fhe Maggie's mettle Ae fpring brought off her mafter hale, But left behind'her ain gray tail: The carlin claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie fcarce a flump. Now, * It is a well known faft that witches, or any evil fpirits, have no poA'er to...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - 1798 - 308 pages
...little wift me Maggie's mettle Ae fpring brought off her mafter hale, But left behind her ain gray tail : The carlin claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie fcarce a ftump. Now, * It is a well known faft that witches, or any evil fpirits, have no power to...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 308 pages
...flew at "fam wi' furious ettle ; But little wift fhe Maggie's mettle Ae fpring brought off her mafter hale, But left behind her ain grey tail : The carlin claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie fcarce a ftump. Now, * It is a well known faft that witches, or any evil fpirits, have no power to...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 300 pages
...furious ettle ; But little wift fhe Maggie's mettle — T— Ae fpring brought off her mafter hale, put left behind her ain grey tail : The carlin claught her by the rump, A.nd left poor Maggie fcarce a ftump. Now, * It is a well known fad that witches, or any evil fpirits, have no power to follow...
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - 1801 - 266 pages
...stream they dare na cross. But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tail * she had to shake ! For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon 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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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 446 pages
...with bogles, whatever danger may be in his going forward, there is much more hazard in turning back. Ae spring brought off her master hale, But left behind her ain grey tail : The carl in claught her by the rump, And left poor Maggie scarce a stump. Now, wha this tale o' truth shall...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish uses - 1808 - 228 pages
...The fient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie, far afore the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, An' flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle Ae spring brought ad' her master hale ; But left behind her ain gray tail : The carlin caught her by the rump, An' left...
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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
...stream they dare na cross. Hut ere the key-stane she could make, • The fient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie, far before 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
...whatever danger may be in his going forward, there is much more hazard in turning back. 12 And flew at Tam wi' furious ettle ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle...by the rump, And left poor Maggie scarce a stump. Now, wha this tale o' truth shall read, Ilk man and mother's son, take heed : Whene'er to drink you...
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Sporting Magazine, Volume 42

1813 - 442 pages
...corroborate our opinion of Mr. Cooper's merit in this performance : " 36. Tarn O'Shanter.— A. Ceoper. " And flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle, But little wist...her master hale, But left behind her ain grey tail." — BURNS. " This picture is most happily imagined ; the horse, in anatomy and colour, is excellent,...
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