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" And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And showers began to fall : John Barleycorn got up again. "
Poems - Page 272
by Robert Burns - 1811
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful spring came kindly on. And showers began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns 'of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1813
...his head, And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. HI. But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn...wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. i V. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When he grew wan and pale; His bending joints and drooping head...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...came kindly on, And shoiv'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore/urpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick...wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. * This is pnrtly composed on the plan of an old song kuowo by the same natae. . The sober autumn en...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...was dead. III. But the ehearful spring eame kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleyeorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. Iv. The sultry suns of summer eame, And he grew thiek and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1816
...name. -And they have sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. III. But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn...summer came, And he grew thick and strong; His head wecl arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. V. The^sober autumn enter'd mild, \Vhen...
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The Scottish Minstrel: Being a Complete Collection of Burns' Songs ...

Robert Burns - Electronic books - 1818 - 312 pages
...was dead. III. But the eheerful spring eame kindly on, And show'rs hegan to fall ; John Barleyeorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. IV. The sultry suns of summer eame, And he grew thiek and strong, His head weel arm'd wP pointed spears, That no one should him wrong....
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1819
...upon bis head, And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful SPRING cam kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surprised them all. The sultry suns of SUMMER came, And he grew thick and strong, His head well armed...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1822
...head, And they hac sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. Ill, But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn...sober autumn enter'd mild, When he grew wan and pale ; tnsEiLY SCOTTISH. 223 His bending joints and drooping head Show'd he began to fail. VI. Mis colour...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...upon his head, And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears,...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...his head, And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. i But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, . • And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears,...
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