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" Blythe Jenny sees the visit's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi... "
Poems - Page 186
by Robert Burns - 1811
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 1

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...him ben : A strappin' youth ; he taks the mother's eye ; Blithe Jenny sees the visit's no ill-ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye. The...youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But blate and lathefu', scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the youth sae...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...M youth, he taks the mother's eye; Blythe Jenny sees the visit's no ill-ta'en; The father cracks S5 of horses, pleughs, and kye." The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But blate 27 an' laithfu', 28 scarce can weel behave: The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What maks the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - Scotland - 1870 - 612 pages
...Jenny brings him ben ;' A strappan youth ; he taks the mother's eye ; Blythe Jenny sees the visit 's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs,...laithfu'," scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman:s wiles, can spy What makes the youth sae bashfu' and sac grave ; Weel pleased to think her bairn4...
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Echoes from Home: A Collection of Home Poetry

American poetry - 1870 - 228 pages
...ben ; ' A strappan youth ; he taks the mother's eye; Blithe Jenny sees the visit 's no ill la'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye; The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' But blate 2 and laithfu', 3 scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Issue 351

Robert Burns - Scottish literature - 1870
...rake. Wi' kindly welcome Jenny brings him ben,3 A strappan youth ; he taks the mother's eye ; Blithe Jenny sees the visit's no ill ta'en ) The father cracks of horses, ploughs, and kye : 3 The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy. But blate 4 and laithfu', 5 Scarce...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...welcome, Jenny brings him ben ; Astrappiu' youth ; hetaksthe mother's eV ; Blithe Jenny sees the visit 's ALFRED TENNYSON. ONLY lathefu', scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the youth sue...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...nae wild, worthless rake. Wi' kindly welcome Jenny brings him ben 3 — A strappin' youth ; he taks the mother's eye ; Blythe Jenny sees the visit's no...ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye.4 The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But, blate 6 an' laithfu',8 scarce can weel...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...the mother hears it's nae wild worthless rake. Wi' kindly welcome, Jenny brings him ben; A strappin' youth; he takes the mother's eye; Blythe Jenny sees...o'erflows wi' joy. But, blate and laithfu', scarce can wcel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave;...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C.C. Clarke

Robert Burns - 1872
...Jenny brings him ben ; A strappin' youth ; he taks the mother's eye ; Blithe Jenny sees the visit 'a no ill ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs,...youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But blate an' laithfu', scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the youth...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...worthless rake. Wi' kindly welcome Jenny brings him ben ; A strappan youth ; he takes the mother's eye ; 65 Blythe Jenny sees the visit's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleugbs, and kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But, blate and laithfu', scarce...
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