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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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The Poetical and Prose Works of Robert Burns: With Life, Notes and ...

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1855 - 616 pages
...cross ! But ere the key-stane she could make, The Sent a tail she had to shake ! For Nannie, far befors 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...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1856 - 538 pages
...comin'! Kate soon will be a wofu' woman : Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* o' 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 spring brought aff her master hale, But left behind her...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1856 - 746 pages
...tail may toss, A running-stream they dareua cross! But ere the keystane she could make, The Hi-tit a tail she had to shake! For Nannie, far before the...Maggie prest, And flew at Tarn wi' furious ettle, endeavour But little wist she Maggie's mettle— Ae spring brought off her master hale, But left behind...
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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - 1858 - 316 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, 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 Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1859 - 530 pages
...comin'! Kate soon will be a wofu' woman I Now, do thy speedy utmost, Meg, And win the key-stane* o' the brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, —...she could make. The fient a tail she had to shake f For Nannie, far before the rest, Hard upon noble Maggie prest, And flew at Tain wi' furious ettle...
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Glimpses of Europe: Or, Notes Drawn at Sight, by a Merchant

Merchant - 1859 - 368 pages
...brig; There at them thou thy tail may toss, A running stream they dare na cross. But ere the key stane she could make, The fient a tail she had to shake;...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, But...
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Glimpses of Europe: Or, Notes Drawn at Sight, by a Merchant

Merchant - 1859 - 368 pages
...convey her master beyond the reach of the witches. "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 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...
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Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore

P.P. - London. - Notes and Queries - 1859 - 386 pages
...viii. p. 382.) New Brunswick, New Jersey. * " 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 they dare na cross." Tarn O' Shunter. FRENCH POLK LORE : MIRACULOUS POWERS OF A SEVENTH SON. The following abridged translation...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 630 pages
...was a very difficult affair, as more witches joined than those that were seen in Alloway Kirk. " But 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 aff her master hale, But left behind her ain...
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Robert Burns: A Memoir

James White - 1859 - 108 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, 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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