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" Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev"n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious : The piper loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick and quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd,... "
Robert Burns: A Memoir - Page 56
by James White - 1859 - 100 pages
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish Muses - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 230 pages
...curious, The mirth an' fun grew fast an' furious : The piper loud an' louder blew ; The dancers quick an' quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleekit, Till ilka carlin swat an" reckit, An' coost her duddics to the wark, An" linkit at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tam ! had...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...son o' life bereft, The grey hairs yet stack to the heft : Wi' mair o' horrible and awefu' Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd,...They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleekit, Tity ilka carl in swat and reekit, A 4 9 And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her...
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The Paisley Repository: Being Chiefly a Collection of Poetry, Original and ...

Chapbooks, Scottish
...buik he was reyding." Burns in his T im o' Shanter exhibits aii instance of nearly the same kind. " The mirth and fun grew fast and furious, The Piper loud and louder blew." S. 5. ^. 2. ft 3. In the 6th Parliament of James V. ] .'MO. cap. 8T. runs, " And as to the maner of...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1813
...life bereft, The gray hairs yet stack to the heft ; . Wi'. Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', "Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd,...and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tam ! had they been queans A' plump and strapping, in their teens...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...gray heirs yet stack to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be uolawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd amaz'd and curious, The mirth and...and furious : The piper loud and louder blew; The dances quick and quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleeki:, Till ilka carlin...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1866
...great part of the entertainment ; and we all know that, while Tam o' Shanter " Glowered, amazed nnd curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious ;...louder blew, The dancers quick and quicker flew." At any rate, music and dancing are always associated in our popular superstitions with witches and...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...son o' life bereft, The grey hairs yet stack to the heft; Wi' mair, o' horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd,...quicker flew; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleckit, Till ilka Carlin swat and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...o' life bereft, The grey hairs yet stack to the heft ; Wi' mair, o' horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, a'maz'd,...The Piper loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick anil quicker flew; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleekit, Till ilka Carlin swat and reekit,...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...hairs yet stack to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. Ae Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth and...and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tam ! had they been queans A' plump and strapping, in their teens...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...son o' life bereft, The gray hairs yet stack to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd,...and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her sark! Now Tam, O Tam ! had they been queans A' plump and strapping, in their teens...
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