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" If I'm designed yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law designed — Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind... "
Wilson's Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland: historical, traditionary ... - Page 107
by John Mackay Wilson - 1857
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

Quotations - 1893 - 658 pages
...mine honour, I lose myself. Ant. amito Clcop., iii. 4. If I love thee, what is that to thee? Goethe. , / E er planted in my mind ? Burns. If I must die, / 1 will encounter darkness as a bride / And hug...
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The American Federationist, Volume 10

Labor unions - 1903
...' of the epic masters, to be echoed and re-echoed, as in the oft-quoted lines of the minor bard : " If I'm designed yon lordling's slave, By nature's...was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind?" The same idea has inspired all progress in government proper. From unexpected quarters, and as in response...
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Selections from the Poems of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English Literature - 1898 - 287 pages
...fields " where hundreds labor to support a haughty lordling's pride," he asks, in angry mood : If I 'm designed yon lordling's slave — By nature's law...Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? But he sees no remedy except in death.2 He is no apostle of the rebellion which expresses itself...
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Selections from the Poems of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English Literature - 1898 - 287 pages
...fields " where hundreds labor to support a haughty lordling's pride," he asks, in angry mood : If I 'm designed yon lordling's slave — By nature's law...Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? But he sees no remedy except in death. 2 He is no apostle of the rebellion which expresses itself...
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Journal of Social Science, Issues 41-43

Social sciences - 1903
...fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless children mourn. If I'm designed yon lordling's slave, By Nature's...was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind?" This condition of things was formerly almost unknown in America. In the North the scarcity of labor,...
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The Poems of Robert Burns: The Poet of Religion, Democracy, Brotherhood and Love

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1920 - 272 pages
...wished to secure it by constitutional means. In "Man Was Made to Mourn," he asks : "If I'm designed you lordling's slave, — By Nature's law designed, —...was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind?" Bruce's address to his soldiers at Bannockburn will live on through coming ages, as the bugle call...
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The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored People of ...

Martin Robison Delany - African Americans - 1993 - 215 pages
...one may, eventually, lead to the other. Of these we feel the direful effects. " If I'm designed your lordling's slave, By nature's law designed ; Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind V CHAPTER I. CONDITION OF MANY CLASSES IN EUROPE CONSIDERED. THAT there have been in all ages and in...
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J.B. McLachlan: A Biography: The Story of a Legendary Labour Leader and the ...

David Frank - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 592 pages
...there is instead a green, flowery world. - Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present (1843) CHAPTER 1 S Gotland If I'm designed yon lordling's slave, By Nature's law designed, Why was an independent wish 'er planted in my mind? - Robert Burns, Rules of the Lanarkshire Miners'Association (1879) Ecclefechan...
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