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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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Religion in Connexion with a National System of Instruction: Their Union ...

William Maxwell Gunn - Religious education - 1840 - 444 pages
...was disgusted with bis Bible because he was accustomed to use it at school as a common schoolbook. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They round...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 haffits wearing...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 round...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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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...they did eat. LESSON XLIV. The Cotter's Saturday Night. — Urn .vs. 1 THE cheerful supper done, with serious face, They round the ingle,* form a circle wide ; The sire turns o'er, with patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, f once his father's pride ; His bonnet reverently is laid...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 363 pages
...bonnet on his horns, is not half so ludicrous, though painted on purpose. THE 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, ance his father's pride : His bonnet reverently is laid aside,...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841
...old, since flax was in the bell. The cheerftd supper done, wi' serious face They round the fire-place form a circle wide; The sire turns o'er wi' patriarchal grace, The big old Bible, once his father's pride His bonnet reverently is laid aside, Hie grey locks wearing thin...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

Children's literature - 1856
...calling to mind these Hues, contrast the pompous parade of the one with the humble piety of the other. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They round...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' bible, ance his father's pride : HiB bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His laggart haffets wearin'...
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The Cottage magazine; or, Plain Christian's library, Volume 1

1745
...as they could get — without recalling the beautiful lines in Burns' " 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, ance his father's pride ; His bonnet rev'rently laid aside,...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - English poetry - 1843 - 448 pages
...frugal wifie, garrulous, will tell, How 'twas a towmond 83 auld 39 , sin 60 lint was i' the bell 61 . The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They round...o'er wi' patriarchal grace, The big Ha'-Bible", ance 63 his father's pride: His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart 64 haffets 65 wearin" thin an*...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave ; Weel pleased to think her bairn's respected like . the lave. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face They round...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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Scripture References and Sacred Poetry, arranged under various heads. By H. D.

H. D. - 1843 - 370 pages
...be those fair girls, and blest That home where God is felt ! MRS. REMANS. A COTTAGE SCENE. * * * * Wi' serious face They, round the ingle, form a circle...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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