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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840 - 368 pages
...now the share uptears thy bed, And low thou lies ! Such is the fate of artless maid, Sweet flow'ret of the rural shade ! By love's simplicity betray'd, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all spil'd, is laid Low i' the dust. Such is the fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starr'd...
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Roberts' Semi-monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841 - 470 pages
...soiled is laid Low Ħa the dust. Such is the fate of simple bard, On Life's rough orean luckless stand ; Unskilful he, to note the card Of prudent lore, Till...and gales blow hard, " And whelm him o'er. Such fate of suffering worth is given, Who long with want and woe has striven, By human pride and running driven...
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Essays for Summer Hours

Charles Lanman - 1842 - 272 pages
...By love's simplicity betrayed, And guileless trust ; Till she, like thee, all soiled is laid Low in the dust. " Such is the fate of simple bard, On Life's rough ocean luckless starred ; Unskilful he, to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage and gales blow hard, And...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - 1845 - 484 pages
...the rural shade 1 By love's simplicity betrayed, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soiled is laid Low i" the dust. Such is the fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless-starred ! Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow...
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The Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845 - 440 pages
...Such is the fate of artless Maid, Sweet ßuwerct of the rural shade ! By love's simplicity hetray'd, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soil'd,...fate of simple Bard, On life's rough ocean luckless stnrr'd, Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent fore, Till hillows rage, and gales hlow hard, And...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1845 - 846 pages
...rural shade ! H By love's simplicity betrayed, And g-uileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soiled, is laid Low i' the dust. Such is the fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starred : Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And...
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The Literary aspirant magazine

1846 - 374 pages
...Such is the fate of artless maid, Sweet flow' ret of the rural shade, By love's simplicity betrayed, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soil'd, is laid Low i' the dust !" And so on does he moralize, finding " sermons in stones," and gathering food for the most precious,...
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Home and its influence, Volume 1

Adela Sidney (hon.) - 1847 - 318 pages
...flourishingly. CHAPTER VIII. Such is the fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starred Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till...billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er. BURNS. WHEN Clemence was fairly settled in the new house, she hegan to think about a project that had...
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A Summer in Scotland

Jacob Abbott - 1848 - 352 pages
...Sach is the fate of artless maid, Sweet flowret of the rural shade! By love's simplicity betrayed, And guileless trust; Till she, like thee, all soil'd...fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starred! Unskillful he to note the card* Of prudent lore, The billows rage, and gales blow hard, And...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - 1849 - 416 pages
...rural shade ! By love's simplicity betrayed, And guileless trust ; Till she, like thee, all soiled, is laid Low i' the dust. Such is the fate of simple bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starred : Unskilful he to note the card, Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And...
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