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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 Odd Fellows' Quarterly Magazine, Volume 8

Fraternal organizations - 1845
...forget belabour an' his toil. ****** * I And of Burns. The cheerfu, supper done, wi' serious face, y They, round the ingle, form a circle wide; The sire...wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha'-Bible, ance his fathec's pride: His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside. His lyart haffets wearing thin and bare; Those...
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the ...

United States. 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, United States. Congress - 1958 - 211 pages
...The following excerpt is offered as Justification for that assertion: "The cheerfu' supper done, wl' serious face, They, round the ingle, form a circle wide; The sire turns o'er, with patrlarchlal grace, The big ha'-blble, ance his father's pride: * • * • • He wales a portion...
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the ...

United States. 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, United States. Congress - 1958 - 211 pages
...The following excerpt is offered as Justification for that assertion: "The cheerfu' supper done, wl' serious face. They, round the ingle, form a circle wide; The sire turns o'er, with patriarchial grace. The big ha'-bible, ance his father's pride: * * * * • He wales a portion...
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Scotland: An Intimate Portrait

Geddes MacGregor - Travel - 1990 - 276 pages
...their English counterparts, is essential for the future of higher education in Britain. 6 Religion The cheerfu ' supper done, wi ' serious face They...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha '-bible, ance his faither's pnde: His bonnet reverently is laid aside. His lyart haffets u=eann...
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Robert Burns: The Critical Heritage

Donald A. Low - Reference - 1995 - 447 pages
...'sin' lint was in the bell,' are placed by the frugal and happy mother before the lothful stranger. The cheerfu' supper done, wi' serious face They round...big ha'bible, ance his father's pride: His bonnet reverently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing thin and bare, Those strains that once did sweet...
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Biblical Studies/Cultural Studies: The Third Sheffield Colloquium

J. Cheryl Exum, Stephen D. Moore - Religion - 1998 - 506 pages
...been read as typifying ancient Scottish piety's deep treasuring of the Bible. Those well-known lines, 'The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, /The big ha'bible, ance his father's pride', have tended to be generalized by readers of Burns and writers on Burns to such an extent that they...
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Holy Fairs: Scotland and the Making of American Revivalism

Leigh Eric Schmidt - History - 2001 - 278 pages
...Atlantic, "The Cotter's Saturday Night" paints a warm, touching scene of family worship: The chearfu' 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 is laid aside,...
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The Greatest English Classic

Cleland Boyd McAfee - Religion - 2005 - 300 pages
...which was having tremendous influence in England as well as in Scotland: "The eheerfu' supper done, wf serious face, They, round the ingle, form a circle...The sire turns o'er, wi' patriarchal grace, The big ha' Bible, anee his father's pride: His bonnet rev'rently is laid aside, His lyart haffets wearing...
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