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" Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving Why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 94
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...dark, The moving why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it. VIII. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord — its various tone, Euch spring — its various hias : Then at the halance let's he mute, We never can adjust it ; What's...
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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...dark, The moving why they do it : And just as lamely can ye mark. How far perhaps they rue it. Wha made the heart, 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us,...partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. Burns had a truly noble soul. He cherished an honest pride. Obligation oppressed him, and with all...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1847
...account, can place the same talents and virtues on the other? In the words of Burns himself: — " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisled." The errors of Burns were visited upon him severely in his day : they stand recorded against...
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The Churchman's companion, Volumes 7-8

1850
...and charitable are his observations on the subject in hand, especially the concluding verse : " Wha made the heart 'tis He alone, Decidedly can try us...partly may compute, But know not what's resisted." LINES On the little Chapel in Margaret Street being pulled down, to build a new Church on the site...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...ye mark. How far perhaps they rue it. * All 0» reu. 1 Both. m AwkwtnL • Л UUIc, > imall milter. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord— its various tone Łach spring — its various bias : Then at the balance let 's be mute, We never can adjust it: What...
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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...equally as pointed as Pope, and infinitely superior to him in every other quality of a didactic poet. " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...partly may compute, But know not what's resisted." The truth set forth in these lines never has been as well expressed. And there is nothing outside of...
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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord—its various tone, Each spring—its various bias : Then at the balance, let's be mute,...partly may compute, But know not what's resisted." The truth set forth in these lines never has been as well expressed. And there is nothing outside of...
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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1848 - 436 pages
...brother man, Still gentlier sister woman, Though they may gang a kenuin wrong ; To step aside is human. " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...its various tone, Each spring, its various bias." " To gild refined gold, to paint the rose, Or add fresh perfume to the violet ;"* but to debase the...
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Isabel Denison

Lady Emily Ponsonby - 1848
...brother man, Still gentler sister woman ; Though they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human. Then, at the balance, let's be mute, We never can...partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. BURNS. an infant of a few hours old. It seemed about to resign its short life ; to close for ever the...
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An Essay on English Poetry; with notices of the British poets. [Edited by ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 436 pages
...brother man, Still gentlier sister woman, Though they may gang a kenuin wrang ; To step aside is human. " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...its various tone, Each spring, its various bias." It is still more surprising that a critic, capable of so eloquently developing the traits of Burns's...
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