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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 778 pages
...Such is the fate of artless maid, Sweet floweret of the rural shade ' By love's simplicity betray 'd, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soil'd,...he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rnge, and gnles blow hard, Ami \vl\e\m Wuxv o'cx\ 704 BURNS. OEORGB m Such fate to suffering worth...
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Evenings with the poets and sketches of their favourite scenes, by the ...

Evenings - 1860 - 386 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,...simple Bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starr'd 1 Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow nard, And whelm...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 2

Henry Reed - 1860 - 322 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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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 458 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 soiled, 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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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1861 - 580 pages
...Dry and rugged. Snowy. 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 1 Such fate to suffering worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has striven, By human pride or...
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A History of English Literature, in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862 - 550 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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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862 - 678 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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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 578 pages
...the 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 I Unskilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863 - 788 pages
...Such is the fate of artless maid, Sweet floweret of the rural shade ' By love's simplicity betray 'd, And guileless trust, Till she, like thee, all soil'd,...prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, Sucli fate to suffering worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has striven, By human pride or...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1863 - 358 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...billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! By human pride or cunning driven To misery's brink, Till wrenched of every stay but Heaven, He, ruined,...
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