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" So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. "
Poems - Page 196
by Robert Burns - 1811
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 1

Robert Burns - Poets, Scottish - 1840 - 584 pages
...tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn ? Yet, let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast : This partial view of human kind...
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The Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Poets, English - 1840 - 820 pages
...one not easily answered by the oppressor : — " If I'm design'd yon lordling's slare, By Nature's W R;I power To make his fellow mourn ?" The sage of the banks of Ayr intimates to the indignant bard that...
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The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - Readers - 1842 - 304 pages
...lordling's slave, By nature's law designed, Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind It If not, why am I subject to His cruelty, or scorn ? Or, why has man the will and powerd To make his fellow mourn? 10. Yet, let not this too6 much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast...
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An Essay on the Tragedy of Hamlet: Embracing a View of Hamlet's Character ...

Patrick MacDonell - 1843 - 79 pages
...selfish condition of society had doomed him to surfer. If I'm designed yon lordling's slave* By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty and scorn, Or why has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn 1 Sentiments like these were...
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The Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - Slavery - 1843 - 368 pages
...BURNS. I'm designed yon lordling's slave, By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish Ere planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His eruelty or seorn ? Or why has man the will and power To make his fellow mourn I Then lot us pray that...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 pages
...lordling'a slavt^— By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E er planted in my mind 1 If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn ? Or why has man the will and pow't To make his fellow mourn ? ' Yet let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast :...
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The Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...weeping wife AnJ helpless offspring mourn. IX. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind? If not, why am I suhject to His cruelty or scorn ? Or why has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn ? X. Yet...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...helpless offspring mourn. " If I 'm designed yon lordling's slave, — By Nature's law designed, — Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind...His cruelty or scorn ? Or why has man the will and power _ To make his fellow mourn ? " Yet, let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. • If I 'm desicn'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...His cruelty or scorn \ Or why has man the will and pow'i To make his fellow mourn ' Yet let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's laws dcsign'u — Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty and scorn, Or why has man the will and power To make his fellow moum ?" " I had an old grand-uncle,"...
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