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" Stewart! There's not a flower that blooms in May That's half so fair as thou art. The flower it blaws, it fades and fa's, And art can ne'er renew it: But worth and truth eternal youth Will give to "
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Literary Byways

William Andrews - 1898 - 272 pages
...Closeburn estate, when the poet resided at Ellisland :— " O lovely Polly Stewart, O charming Polly Stewart, There's not a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art." In some editions of the poet's works, the following verse, stated to have been copied from a window...
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The National Edition of the Works of Robert Burns, Comprising the ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1899 - 420 pages
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Closeburn (Dumfriesshire): Reminiscent, Historic and Traditional

Robert M. F. Watson - 1901 - 378 pages
...contributed to make her still more frivolous. LOVELY POLLY STEWART. O lovely Polly Stewart ! O charming Polly Stewart! There's not a flower that blooms in May That's...it, But worth and truth eternal youth Will give to Polly Stewart. May he whose arms shall fauld thy charms Possess a leal and true heart; To him be given...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: With Notes and Glossary

Robert Burns - 1902 - 672 pages
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After Dinner Verse: A Collection of Impulsive and Impromptu Verses ...

William Montgomery Clemens, Rodney Blake - 1905 - 160 pages
...on window panes. The following was written at Ellisland: " O lovely Polly Stewart, O charming Polly Stewart, There's not a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art." Following are lines written by Burns on a pane of glass at the Queensbury Arms, Sanquhar: " Ye gods!...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Memoir, Volumes 1-3

Robert Burns - 1880 - 1024 pages
...Maxwelltown. She is believed to have subsequent/; died in France. O LOVELY Polly Stewart I O charming Polly Stewart! There's not a flower that blooms in May That's half so fair as thou art. The flower, it blawa, it fades, and fa's, And art can ne'er renew it; But worth and truth eternal Will give to Polly...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns ...

Robert Burns - 1909 - 692 pages
...&c. LOVELY POLLY STEWART Gtorui.—O lovely Polly Stewart, O charming Polly Stewart, There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art! THE flower it blaws, it fades, it fa's, And art can ne'er renew it; But worth and truth eternal youth Will gie to Polly Stewart. O...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: With Introduction, Notes ..., Volume 6

Robert Burns - 1909 - 646 pages
...&c. LOVELY POLLY STEWART Chorus.—O lovely Polly Stewart, O charming Polly Stewart, There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art! THE flower it blaws, it fades, it fa's, And art can ne'er renew it; But worth and truth, eternal youth Will gie to Polly Stewart,...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: With Introduction, Notes ..., Volume 6

Robert Burns - 1909 - 640 pages
...Sac. LOVELY POLLY STEWART Chorus.—O lovely Polly Stewart, O charming Polly Stewart, There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art ! THE flower it blaws, it fades, it fa's, And art can ne'er renew it ; But worth and truth, eternal youth Will gie to Polly Stewart,...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: With Introduction, Notes ..., Volume 6

Robert Burns - 1909 - 640 pages
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