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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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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 358 pages
...jJ^M^ N ' й>''^'. a ар ш: Щ?1РРщ^|а Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane o' the brig; There, at them thou thy tail may toss, A...cross ; But ere the key-stane she could make, The lient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And...
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Specimens of the British Poets: Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - 1819 - 466 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,...the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tam wi' furious ettle ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle — Ae spring brought off her master hale,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 270 pages
...win the key-stane' o' the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they darena cross. But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient...Maggie prest, And flew at Tarn, wi' furious ettle; But little wist she Maggies mettle — Ae spring brought off her master hale, But left behind her ain...
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The Anti-critic for Aug. 1821 and March 1822

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1822 - 180 pages
...When out the hellish legion sallied . Now do thy speedy utmost , Meg ^ And win the fcey-stane of the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss...she could make , The fient a tail she had to shake ! There is no other poem of Burns so characteristic of his powers , his habits , and his manners...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 418 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,...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...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 274 pages
...comin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the kev-stane' o' the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they darena cross. But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tail she had to shake 1 For \aanie,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1824 - 406 pages
...comin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* o' the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they darena cross. But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie,...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824 - 292 pages
...comin ! Kate soon will be a woefu' woman ! Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane 1 o' the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they darena cross. But ere the key-stane she could make, The fient a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie,...
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

John Bull - 1825 - 782 pages
...thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* o' the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss, Л running stream they dare na cross, But ere the key-stane...the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tam wi' furious ettle ; But little wist she Maggie's mettle — Ae spring brought off her master hale,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825 - 464 pages
...thy comin ; Kate soon will be a wofu' woman. Now do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-staue i of the brig ; There at them thou thy tail may toss,...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, i It is a well-known...
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