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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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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...7 odds and ends • makes • diligent 10 partly 11 within 1J cows THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT 317 The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But, blate ' and laithfu',* scarce can wee) behave; The mother wi' a woman's wiles can spy 70 What maks the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave,...
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The Oxford Treasury of English Literature, Volume 3

Grace Eleanor Hadow, William Henry Hadow - English literature - 1908
...Jenny brings him ben ; A strappin' youth ; he takes the mother's eye ; Blythe Jenny sees the visit 's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks of horses, pleughs,...kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, 1 Unknown things ; cf. ' Uncouth way,' Paradise Lost, Bk. II. 1 Makes. 3 Diligent. • Trifle. 6 Partly....
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Ballads, Scots - 1909 - 609 pages
...worthless T kindly welcome, Jenny brings him ben ; A strappin youth, he takes the mother's eye ; lythe Jenny sees the visit's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks...kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, ut blate an' laithfu', scarce can weel behave; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy rhat makes...
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The English Poets: Selections, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1909
...Jenny brings him ben'; A strappan youth ; he takes the mother's eye ; Blythe Jenny sees the visit 's no ill ta'en ; The father cracks * of horses, pleughs,...youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But, blate 7 and laithfu' 8, scarce can weel behave ; The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1313 pages
...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 the visit's no ill ta'en ; But father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye. The younster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy, But...
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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909
...contraction for eye. 23. Hafflins means partly. VII Wi' kindly welcome, Jenny brings him ben:" A strappin' youth; he takes the mother's eye; Blythe Jenny sees the visit's no ill ta'en; 28 The father cracks 27 of horses, pleughs, and kye. 28 The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi'...
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Standard Classics with Biographical Sketches and Helpful Notes: Arranged and ...

English literature - 1910 - 400 pages
...mother hears, it's nae wild, worthless rake. Wi' kind'y welcyme, Jenny brings him ben: 65 A strappin' youth; he takes the mother's eye; Blythe Jenny sees...joy, But blate and laithfu', scarce can weel behave, 70 The mother, wi' a woman's wiles, can spy What makes the youth sae bashfu' an' sae grave; Weel pleas'd...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...mother hears it's nae wild worthless rake. 8 Wi' kindly welcome Jenny brings him ben,iť A strappin } ; ~`J A 3 Ҡ p5 ) 1f % {d Z cracksio of horses, ploughs, and kye. The youngster's artless heart o'crflows wi' joy. But blate20...
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A Treasure Chest of Memories

Joe Mitchell Chapple - American literature - 1911 - 447 pages
...Weel-pleased the mother hears 'tis nae wild, worthless rake. tVi' kindly welcome. Jenny brings him ben; A strappan youth; he takes the mother's eye; Blythe...no ill ta'en; The father cracks of horses, pleughs an' kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi' joy. But blate an' laithful scarce can weel behave;...
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The Vista of English Verse

English poetry - 1911 - 654 pages
...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 the visit's no ill-ta'en; The father cracks of horses, pleughs, and kye. The youngster's artless heart o'erflows wi'...
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