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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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1870
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A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert ...

J. B. Reid - 1889 - 596 pages
...o/Lap-dog. Now half-extinct your powers of song, . . Ib. That's half sae welcome's thou art. . On. W. Stewart. There's not a flower that blooms in May, That's half so fair as thou art. . . S. Polly Stewart. That the first blow is ever half the battle ; Prologue at TV»., D.. Twins monie...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1896 - 656 pages
...Stewart! •' blows-fall* foW loy»l knnw 0 lovely Polly Stewart! 0 charming Polly Stewart! There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May That's half so fair as thou art! Mary Stewart, the subject of these verses, was a girl alxmt seventeen or eighteen years of age when...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Notes, Glossary, Index of First ...

Robert Burns - 1896 - 674 pages
...LOVELY Polly Stewart, 0 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 Poetry of Robert Burns, Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1897 - 562 pages
...quickly die, 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 Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Volume 10

Robert Burns - 1897 - 482 pages
...ne'er a flower that blooms May, That 's half so fair as thou art I 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 1 May he whasc arms shall fauld thy charms lay P<. 'ossess a leal and true heart...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Volume 10

Robert Burns - 1897 - 486 pages
...lovely Polly Stewart, О charming Polly Stewart, There 's ne'er a flower that blooms in May, Tlmt '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 etenwl youth Will gie to Polly Stewart ! May...
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Literary Byways

William Andrews - 1898 - 266 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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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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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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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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