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" The gloomy night is gathering fast — when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. "
Rambles Through the Land of Burns - Page 203
by Archibald R. Adamson - 1879 - 274 pages
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...opening new profpe^js to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics for whote applaufe I had not dared to hope. His opinion that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh for a fecond edition fired me fo much, that away 1 potted for that ciK, without a (ingle acquaintance, ora...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...ever measure in Caledo" nia, The gloomy night is gathering fast,* when " a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine, " overthrew all my schemes, by opening new " prospects to my poetic ambition.-f- The doc" tor belonged to a set of critics, for whose ap" plause I had not dared to hope....
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1801
...opening new profpeéls to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics, for whofe applaufe I had not dared to hope. His opinion, that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh for a iVcond edition, fired me fo much, that away I.nofled for tliat city, without a (ingle acquaintance,...
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Annual Register, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...opening new profpecls to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics for whofe applaufe I had not dared to hope, His opinion that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh for ;; fecond edition fired me fo much,. that away I polled for that city, without a fmgle acquaintance,...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy Night is gathering fait, when a letter from Dr Blaeklock to a friend of mine...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." GotitoE- At the time when Burns, in consequence of Dr Blackdioburgh. lock's suggestion, arrived in...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...ever measure iu Caledonia : - The gloomy night is gathering farf,' when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by...applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that I wotiUI meet with encouragement at Edinburgh, for a second ediiipn, fired me so much, that away I posted...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814
...sehemes, hy opening new prospeets to my poetie amhitiout. The doetor l,elonged to n set of erities, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion, that I would meet with eneouragement in Edinhurgh for a seeond edition, fired me so mueh, that away I posted for that eity,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1816
...should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast, when a letter from Dr Blacklock, to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by...The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose ap• plause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns, James Currie - Scotland - 1820
...should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast * when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition.f The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause * See vol. iv. t See vol. ii....
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Lives of Scottish poets [ed. by A. Sempil]. 3 vols. [in 6 pt.].

Society of ancient Scots - 1821
...should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast ; when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening...applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that 1 would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh for a second edition, fired me so much, that away I posted...
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