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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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Tom Hood's Comic Readings in Prose and Verse: A Companion to Carpenter's ...

Tom Hood - Wit and humor - 1869 - 252 pages
...o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. Aa Tammie g!ow'r'd, amaz'd and glorious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious ; The piper...quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleek Till ilka carlin swat and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linkit at it in her...
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1869
...grey hairs yet stak to the heft ; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. The piper loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick...quicker flew ; They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleek Till ilka carlin swat and reekit, And coost her duddies to the wark, And linkit at it in her...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1869 - 612 pages
...: Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glower'd,15 amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious ; The piper loud and louder blew ; 1 Strange, frightW.— * Wizards.—8 Quite new.— Window-seat—6 A (baggy dog. — • Made,...
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Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1869
...wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth and fun grew faft and furious : S The piper loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick and quicker flew ; They reel'd, they fet, they crofs'd, they cleekit, Till ilka carlin fwat and reekit, And cooft her duddies to the wark,...
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How He Won Her

Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth - American fiction - 1869 - 490 pages
...orgies. And a reel commenced, wild as the dance of witches in Kirk AUoway, where old Nick was piper. " The mirth and fun grew fast and furious ! The piper loud and louder blew 1 The (lancers fast and faster flew ! They reeled, they set, they crossed, they * Suddenly^ in the...
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O'er the Atlantic : Or, A Journal of a Voyage to and from Europe : a Graphic ...

William E. Whyte - Europe - 1870 - 295 pages
...reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. " As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd and curious, The mirth and iun 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 ! " But wither'd beldams, auld and droll, Rigwoodie hags, wad spean a foal,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Issue 351

Robert Burns - Scottish literature - 1870
...heft; Wi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which ev'n to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowred,1 amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious...loud and louder blew ; The dancers quick and quicker Hew ; They reeled, they set, they crossed, they cleekit,2 Till ilka carlin 3 swat and reekit,4 And...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns,: Arranged in the ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1871
...intended by the poet in the context. They are as follows : — TVi' mair o' horrible and awfu', Which even 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...mair o' horrible and awfu' Which even to name wad be unlawfu'. As Tammie glowered, amazed and curions, re shining on the sad abodes of death, Through the...ages. All that tread The globe are but a handful t reeled, they set, they crossed, they cleekit, Till ilka carlin swat and reekit, And coost her duddies...
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Songs & Poems of Robert Burns

Ralph Knight - Literary Criticism - 1959 - 240 pages
...cupboards magic device holy bones; -irons Two; children from a rope mouth blood own stuck would nook As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd, and curious, The mirth...They reel'd, they set, they cross'd, they cleekit, took hold Till ilka carlin swat and reekit, every witch sweated and smoked And coost her duddies to...
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