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" There is scarcely any earthly object gives me more — I do not know if I should call it pleasure — but something which exalts me, something which enraptures me — than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cloudy winter... "
The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 22
by Robert Burns - 1800
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1709 - 552 pages
...favourable to every thing great and noble. There is scarcely any earthly object gives me more — 1 do not know if I should call it pleasure — but something...which enraptures me— than to walk in the sheltered tide of a wood, or high plantation, in a claudy-wititei-daj, arid h-..ir the stormy wind howling among...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...a part, indeed, of the same picture. ' There is scarcely any eartljly object gives me more — I do not know if I should call it pleasure — but something...sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cjoudy winter-day, and hear the stormy wind howling among die trees, and raving over the plain. It...
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Observations on the Climate of Ireland, and Researches Concerning Its Nature ...

William Patterson - Forests and forestry - 1804 - 326 pages
...buried earth." That legitimate child of nature, the ingenious Burns, was always enraptured when walking in the sheltered side of a wood or high plantation in a cloudy winter day, and hearing the stormy wind howling among the trees, and raving over the plain ; it was...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...indeed, of the same picture" There is scarcely any earthly object gives me more — I do not know if 1 should call it pleasure — but something which exalts...sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cloudy winter day, and hear the stormy wind howling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It is my best...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
...know it' 1 should rail it pleasure— but something which exalts me— something which enrapture» me — than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cloudy winter day, and hear the stormy wind howling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It is my best...
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Select Reviews, Volume 2

1809
...1 do not know il I should call it pleasure — lior som-thi:^- which txalts me — something whiclr enraptures me — than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cloudy winter day, and hear the stormy wind. howling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It is my...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 4

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...more— I do not know if I should eall it pleasure— hut something whieh exalts me, something whieh enraptures me— than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a eloudy winter-day, and hear the stormy wind howling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1816
...me man. J call it picasote — but 10 m 't««e * ii.i* me, something which enraptures me — thin to walk in the sheltered side of a. wood, or high...plantation, in a cloudy winterday, and hear the stormy wind bowling among the trees, and raving over the plain. It is my best season for devotion : my mind is...
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The prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819
...favourable to every thing great and noble. — There is scarcely any earthly object gives me more — 1 do not know if I should call it pleasure — but something...— than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, vi«fh plantation, in a cloudy winter-day, and hear the stormy wind howling among the trees, aud raving...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...favourable to every thing great and noble. There is scarcely any earthly object gives me more — I do not know if I should call it pleasure — but something which exalts me, something which euraptures me — than to walk in the sheltered side of a wood, or high plantation, in a cloudy winter-day,...
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