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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 Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...son o* life bereft, The grey 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...loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick and quicker new ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they clcekit, Till ilka earlin swat and rcekit, And ooost...
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The New Sporting Magazine, Volume 13

Hunting - 1837
...as ever I pled a lilt for, and sliuru Nance is your match any day. Whoop, that's your sort !" and " The piper loud and louder blew, The dancers quick and quicker flew; — Till first ae caper, syne anitber, And Mick is beaten athegitber." Then comes your turn, for Nance...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amazed is autobiography, " that my life was a life of hardship. I was not only 'a ship-boy on the high nnd linket at it in her sark ! Now Tarn, 0 Tarn ! had they been queans, A' plump and strapping, in their...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin, John Frost - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...heft ; Wi' mair o* horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammic glowr'd, amazed undisturb'd — Who from the anarchy of dreaming...powers of sense, And reason's steadfast rule, — I ink ct at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tarn ! had they heen queans, A' plump and strapping, in their...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...heft; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammic glowr'd, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious:...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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A History of English Rhythms, Volume 1

Edwin Guest - English language - 1838 - 730 pages
...Unless | mischance\ -. miscAanc|eth me|, Such homely gift of me your man. Tusser to Lord W. Paget. The pi|per loud\ -. and loud\er blew|, The dancers| quick\ -. and quick\er flew|. _ Burns. O Henderson the man ! the brother ! And art ] thou gone\ : and gone \ for ev|er ! Burns. May...
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 1

Robert Burns - Poets, Scottish - 1840 - 584 pages
...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...cleekit, Till ilka carlin swat and reekit, And coost her daddies to the wark, And linket at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tam ! had they been queens, A' plump...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 363 pages
...themselves. 23* WITCHES' DANCE IN TAM O'SHANTER. " While Tammie glower'd^amazed and curious, The noise and fun grew fast and furious : The piper loud and louder blew, The dancers quick and quicker flew." THE old woman, Jenny Wilson by name, who initiated the boy Burns into the mystery of wraiths, death-lights,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 11

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - Industrial arts - 1887
...heads, arms, and legs were all into one confused and agitated mass. We thought of Tam O'Shanter — " The piper loud and louder blew, The dancers quick and quicker flew." But there was no " Cutty Sark " in the dance to give it piquancy to such as Tam. The furious dance...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 635 pages
...every neuk : Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu", Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu : As Tammie glow'r'd,n amaz'd, and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and...cross'd, they cleekit,* Till ilka carlin swat and reekit.P And coost her duddiesi to the wark, And linket1 at it in her sark.' Now Tarn, O Tarn ! had...
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