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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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...o' life bereft, The gray hairs yet stack to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfii', 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 cfeekit, 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 Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...o' life bereft, The gray 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 cleekh, Till ilka Carlin swat and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her...
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The Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...hereft, The gray hairs yet stuck to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrihle and awfu' Which ev'n to name wad he unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd and curious The...grew fast and furious : The piper loud and louder hlew ; The dancers quick and quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they crose'd, they Till ilka carlin...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 12

1847
...drowned by shouts of buoyant laughter. Oh ! for the brush of an artist, to paint the joyous scene ! " The mirth and fun grew fast and furious : The piper...reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleekit, 'Till ilka darlin (I beg Mr. Burns' pardon) swat and reckit." While thus we heeled the floor, for tripping it...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...stack to the heft ; Wi* mair o* horrible and awfu* Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu*. As Tu'innir glowr'd, amaz'd and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious : The pijter loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick and quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they croVd,...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tstmmieglowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth ana fun grew fast and furious : The piper loud and louder...and reekit. And coost her duddies to the wark, And linket at it in her sark ! Now Tam, O Tam ! had they been queaiu A' plump and strapping, in their teens;...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...loud and louder blew; The dancers quick and quicker flew; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they CM r taxation does her fleece, Till she has scarce a tester j For me, thank linket at it in her sark ! Now Tarn, 0 Tarn! had they ben qu*M' A" plump and strapping, in their...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...between the last accented syllable of the first section and the first accented syllable of the second. The piper loud, and louder blew ; The dancers quick, and quicker flew. — BURNS. These steps both reach, and teach thee shall To come by thrift, to shift withal. — TUSSER....
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...grey hairs yet stack to the heft; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlanfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth...and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linkct at it in her sark! Now Tam, 0 Tam ! had they been queans A' plump and strapping, in their teens...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which e'en to name wad be unlawfu". As Tammie glowr'd, amazed ; ls linket at it in her sark ! Now Tarn, O Tarn ! had they been queans, A' plump and strapping, in their...
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