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" November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh ; The short'ning winter-day is near a close ; The miry beasts retreating frae the pleugh ; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose : The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 259
1809
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The Bee: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 18

James Anderson - Scotland - 1722
...their repose : The toil worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hanieward Iv.na. / III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the fhcker of an aged tree...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...to their repose: The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend. III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...their repose : The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; The' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher through To meet their Dud, wi' flitcherin noise an' glee....
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Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain: Particularly the ..., Part 1

William Gilpin - England - 1808
...and his hoes, Hoping the morn in eafe and reft to fpend, And weary, o'er the moor, his courfe dpes hameward bend, At length his lonely cot appears in view. Beneath the fhelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin, ftacher through s To meet their Dad, wi'...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

English literature - 1809
...it is impoffible to pcrufe the following ftanzas without feeling the force of tendernefs and truth. Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...Th' expectant •wee-things, toddlin, stacher thro r To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee. His wee bit ingle, blinkin bonnily, Does a' his...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...their repose: The toil-worn Cotter firae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath tin: shelter of an aged tree ; His wee bit ingle, blinkin bonnily, His clean hearth-stane, bis thriftie...
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The London review, conducted by R. Cumberland, Volume 1

Richard Cumberland - 1809
...repose : The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, . • . This night his weekly moi' is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend." (Currie's Burns, Vol. III. p. 174.) In this description, there is an obvious resemblance to the opening...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...their repose : The toil-worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...weary o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend. III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...their repose : The toil-worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end. Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the muir, his course does hameward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 12

1849
...in the generally-understood sense of that expression? — that night, on the evening of which he ' Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...to spend, And weary o'er the moor his course does homeward bend.' " Should such time ever come, our labourer may date his account settled with rational...
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