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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave ; Weel pleas'd to think her bairn's respected like the lave. " The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...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...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...astray, Implore his counsel and assisting might : They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright ! The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...big Ha'-Bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet reverently is laid aside, Hi a lyart6 haffets7 wearin' thin and bare ; Those strains that once did...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...who has a fancy for the eldest daughter, Jenny, and finally the evening meal. He then proceeds : — XII. 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'renlly is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...who has a fancy for the eldest daughter, Jenny, and finally the evening meal. He then proceeds : — XII. 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 is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...her shears. Gura nuUl clues look amaist as weel'H the new; The father mixes a* wi' admonition due. " The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They round...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha'-Biblr, anee his father's pride : His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffcts wearing...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Authors - 1844 - 288 pages
...has a fancy for the eldest daughter, Jenny, and finally the evening meal. He then proceeds : — xn. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face They round the ingle form a circle wide ; The sire tarns o'er wi' patriarchal grace The big ha' Bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet rev'rently...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 635 pages
...auld.s sin" lint was i' the bell." The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They, round the ingle,1 form a circle wide ; The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big Ha'-Bible,k ance his father's pride : His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart1 haffets1" wearin'...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...guid ; The frugal wifie, garrulous, will tell, How 'twas a towmond4 auld, sin' lint was i' the bell.5 The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face, They,...big ha'-bible, ance his father's pride : His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffets6 wearing thin an' bare ; Those strains that once did sweet...
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Proceedings, Volume 28

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1874
...for a moment imagine that a Grecian Burns might write a Grecian Cotter's Saturday Night, where — " 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 haffets wearing...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845
...describes his cottage laborer closing the pleasant family intercourse on Saturday night : " The cheerful supper done, wi' serious face, They round the ingle...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, ance his lather's pride: His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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