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" The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha'-Bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing thin an' bare; Those strains that once did sweet in Zion glide, He wales a portion with judicious care,... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 125
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...it guid: The frugal wifie, garrulous, will tell How 'twas a towmond auld, sin' lint was i' the bell. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, ance his father's pride: His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...guid ; The frugal wifie, garrulous, will tell [bell. How 'twas a towmond auld, sin' lint was i' the The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...big ha'-Bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing thin an' bare ; Those strains that once did sweet...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...phrases of courtship and endearment by which some verses professedly sacred are debased. FAMILY WORSHIP. THE cheerfu ' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...The Sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big Ha' Bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet rev'rently is4aid aside, His lyart hafFets wearing...
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Annual Report of the American Bible Society, Volume 98

American Bible Society - 1914
...immortalized Scotland's peasant homes in his Cotter's Saturday Night,' in such words as these: "The cheerfri' supper done, wi' serious face, They, round the Ingle, form a circle wide ; The elre turns o'er wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, ance his father's pride. And further he writes,...
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The Christian examiner and Church of Ireland magazine

1829
...that beautiful picture for the poet, in this case not the inventor, but the painter of a portrait. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face They round...The sire turns o'er wi' patriarchal grace The big ha' Bible, once his father's pride : His honnet reverently is laid aside, His I) art hnffrts wenrin...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave ; Weel pleas'd to think her bairn 's respected like the lave.10 The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha'i Bible ance his father's pride: His bonnet rev'rently is laid aaide, His lyarta haffets3 wearing...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1830
...during the time the father lived in it, is thus described by the poet, in his Cotter's Saturday night: The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face They round...the ingle form a circle wide ; The sire turns o'er with patriarchal grace, The big ha' bible, once his father's pride. He wales a portion with judicious...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...the lad, her weel-hain'd kebbuck, fell. An' aft he's prest, an' aft he ca't it guid; The frugal wine, garrulous, will tell, How 'twas a towmond auld, sin*...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace. The big ita'-Bible, anee his father's pride: His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 438 pages
...towmondauld, sin' lint was i' the belt xn. The cheeVfti' supper done, wi' serious face, Tljejr'round the ingle, form a circle wide ; The sire turns o'er,...father's pride : His bonnet reVrently is laid aside, His ly art haffets wearing thin an' bare ; Those strains that once did sweet in Zion glide, He wales a...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...spend, And weary o'er the moor, his course does homeward bend. The cheerful supper dono, with serions face They round the ingle form a circle wide, The sire turns o'er wi patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, once his father's pride ; His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, • * * Then kneeling down,...
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