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" ALTHO' thou maun never be mine, Altho' even hope is denied ; 'Tis sweeter for thee despairing, Than aught in the world beside — Jessy ! Here's a health, &c. I mourn thro' the gay, gaudy day, As, hopeless, I muse on thy charms : But welcome the dream... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 197
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 48

1828
...with the sternest ire, or laughs with the loudest or slyest mirth ; and yet he is sweet and soft, • sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet, ' and soft as their parting tear !' If we farther take into account the immense variety of his subjects ; how, from the loud flowing...
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The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs ..., Volume 1

Scottish songs - 1816
...loo dear; And toft as their parting tear—Jessy.' Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meetj ALTHO' thou maun never be mine, Altho' even hope is...sweeter for thee despairing, Than aught in the world beside—JeSSy.' Here's a health, fyc. But welcome the dream o' sweet slumber, For then I am loekt...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...lovers vied, And soft as (heir parting tear — Jessy ! Although thou maun never be mine, Although even hope is denied ; 'Tis sweeter for thee despairing, Than aught in the world Reside — Jessy ! Here's a health, $c. I mourn thro' the gay, gaudy clay, As, hopeless, I muse on...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...those entitled Jessy. '' Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear — Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear — Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet,...despairing, Than aught in the world beside — Jessy!" The conclusion of the other is as follows. " Yestreen, when to the tremblingwstring The dance gaed...
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The Scottish Minstrel: Being a Complete Collection of Burns' Songs ...

Robert Burns - Electronic books - 1818 - 312 pages
...fond lovers meet. And roft as their parting tear— Jetsy ! Although thou maun never he mine, Although even hope is denied ; 'Tis sweeter for thee despairing Than aught in the world heside— Jessy ! Here's u health, &r. 1 mourn thro' the gay, gaudy day, Ar, hopeless, I muse on thy...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...those true-hearted lines, — Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear, Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear; Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet, And soft as their parting tear — Jessy ! Who can dwell upon the lone and melodious tenderness of these gentle verses, and ever believe that...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 39

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1822
...that's nwn, l.iiu -. CHOBUS. Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear, Here's a health to ane I lo'e dear ; Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet,...aught in the world beside Jessy ! Here's a health, &c. I mourn thro' the gay, gaudy day, But welcome the dream o' sweet slumber, For then I am lockt in...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...dear ; Thou art assweet as thesmile when fond lovers meet, And sofi as their parting tear — Jessg! ALTHO' thou maun never be mine, Altho' even hope is...aught in the world beside — Jessy ! Here's a health, Sfc. I mourn thro' the gay, gaudy day, As, hopeless, I muse on thy charms : But welcome the dream o'...
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Effigies Poeticae, Or, The Portraits of the British Poets: Illustrated by ...

Barry Cornwall - Poets, English - 1824 - 112 pages
...some measure makes us amends for the other quality. What a delightful song is that " To Jessy" — " Thou art sweet as the smile when fond lovers meet, And soft as their parting tear — Jessy !" And those two exquisite lines (in the same song) " 'Tia sweeter for thee despairing Than aught in...
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The legend of Genevieve, with other tales and poems, by Delta

David Macbeth Moir - 1825
...from thee, whose great reward is sure ! THE MOSSY SEAT. Although thou canst never be mine, Although even hope is denied, "Tis sweeter for thee despairing. Than aught in the world beside. THE landscape hath not lost its look ; Still rushes on the sparkling river ; Nor hath the gloominess...
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