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" O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! ADDRESS TO EDINBURGH. "
The Listener - Page 259
by Caroline Fry - 1833 - 269 pages
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...andjinger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin ! O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others ste us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! ADDRESS ADDRESS TO EDINBURGH. EDINA...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin ! O, wad some pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! $& TO EDINBURGH. \ 'sA ^1 EDINA ! jjS^tia...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823
...Sottrnal*. ON SHOOTING WITH A LONG BOW. Oh ! wad some pow'r the giftie gie us, To tee our sel' s as other i see us, It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion.— BURNS. " Shooting with a long bow" is a figurative expression for a very prevalent, but contemptible prattleĢ,...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin ! O wad some pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! ADDRESS TO EDINBURGH. EDINA ! Scotia's...
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The Listener, Volume 2

Caroline Fry Wilson - 1832
...and consequence, and eternal issues of God's dealings with us; but are we not bound to believe if? And if to believe it, to act, and speak, and feel,...wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion. BUBXS. THE searcher after hidden wealth has sometimes found a treasure scarcely less valuable, though...
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The Listener, Volume 2

Caroline Fry Wilson - 1832
...are we not bound to believe it? And if to believe it, to act, and speak, and feel, as if we did so1? Are we at liberty to suppose that we alone of all...us, To see oursells as others see us, It wad frae mimic a blunder free us And foolish notion. BUHSS. THE searcher after hidden wealth has sometimes found...
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Crisis, and National Co-operative Trades' Union Gazette, Volumes 1-2

1833
...reluctantly separated. A NEW LOOKING GLASS. Oh that some power the gift wad gie us. To see oursels as others see us, It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion. What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us And ev'n Devotion '. Buna. THERE was a certain country, the...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1834
...winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin ! O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion ; What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, And ev'n Devotion ! ADDRESS TO THE TOOTH-ACHE. MY curse...
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The Heiress: A Novel, Volume 1

Ellen Pickering - 1834
...grace, And paradise was opened in his face. DRYOKH. Oh, wad some pow'r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, And foolish notion : What airs in dress a'n gait wad lea'e us. BURNS. TIME has passed ; and, behold ! the day of Mrs....
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834 - 394 pages
...winks and finger-ends, I dread, Are notice takin' ! O wad some power the gifted gie us To see oursels as others see us ! It wad frae monie a blunder free us An' foolish notion : What airs in dress an' gait wad lea'e us, • And ev'n devotion ! Homelier subjects...
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