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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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Poems of Old Age

Old age in literature - 1861 - 128 pages
...And 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 poems of Robert Burns. (Bell and Daldy's pocket vols.).

Robert Burns - 1863
...And 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 Poetical Works, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1863 - 1 pages
...And 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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An Essay on Production, Money and Government: In which the Principle of a ...

William A. Thomson - Money - 1863 - 47 pages
..."lordling" to which he alluded. "If I'm designed yon lordling's slaye — 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 fellows mourn." For every purpose of man's life there is a natural law. Man's conditions...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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 Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1864
...If I 'm designed yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law designed — Why was an independent wist E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject...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 British American Magazine, Volume 2

1864
...indignation. "If I'm designed yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law designed ; Why was an indepecdent wish E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject to Bis cruelty and scorn ? Or why has man the will and pow'r To make his fellow mourn ?" There is no man...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Edited from the Best Printed ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1865
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...yon lordling's slaveBy 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 power To make his fellow mourn? Yet, let not this too much, my son. Disturb thy youthful breast : This...
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Class-book of English poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1866
...wife And helpless offspring mourn. If Fin designed yon lordling's slaveBy 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 1 Yet let not this too much, my son, Disturb thy youthful breast ; —...
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