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" I looked and fingered over her little hand, to pick out the cruel nettle-stings and thistles. Among her other love-inspiring qualities, she sung sweetly ; and it was her favourite reel, to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle in rhyme. "
Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications - Page 320
by Constable and co, ltd - 1826
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...and tliililes. Among her Other kwc-infpiriug qualities, flic fling fweetly ; and it was her favourile reel to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle in rhyme. I was not fo prefumptuoiK as to imagine that I could make verfes like printed ones, compofed by men who had Greek...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 38

1800
...the cruel nettle iHngs and thirties. Among her other love-infpiring qualities, Ihe fung J'weetly ; and it was her favourite reel to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle in rhyme. I' was not fo prefumptuous as to imagine th.it I could make verfes like printed ones, compofed by men who had...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 29

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1800
...the cruel nettle-flings sati thiftles. A3~.ORg her other love-infp;ring qualities, (he fung fWeetiy ; and it was her favourite reel to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle In rhyme. I was not fo prefumptuous as to imagine that I could make vert'es like printed ones, compofed by men who had...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...evening from our labours ; why the tones " of her voice made my heart-strings thrill like an " JEolian harp ; and particularly why my pulse " beat such a furious ratan when I looked and fin" gered over her little hand to pick out the cruel " nettle-stings and thistles. Among her other...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1801
...the cruel nettle-dings and thiftles. Among her other lov.eriufpiring qualities, the ftmg fweetly ; and it was her favourite reel to which I attempted giving an embodied vehicle in rhyme. I was notfo prefumptuous as to, imagine that I could make verfes like printed ones, compofed by men who had...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 5, Part 1

1809
...heart-strings thrill like the /Eolian harp ; and particularly, why my pulse beat such a furious ratarr when I looked and fingered over her little hand to pick out the cruel nettle-stings and thistles.' Religion, as we have seen, had already warmed his affections, and heroism elevated his imagination!;...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volume 5

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...voice made my heart-tlrings -thrill like an TEolian harp; and particularly why my puīfe beat fuch a furious ratan when I looked and fingered over her little hand to pick out the cruel nettle-ftings and thirties. Among her other Jove-infpiring qualities, ihe fuug fweetly ; and it was...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1813
...evening from our labours; why the tones of her voice made my heart-strings thrill thrill like an ./Eolian harp ; and particularly why my pulse beat such a furious...fingered over her little hand to pick out the cruel nettle stings and thistles. Among her other love-inspiring qualities, she sung sweetly ; and it was...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...heart.strings thrill, like *u /Eolian harp ; and particularly, why my pulse beat such a furious rattan, when I looked and fingered over her little hand, to pick out the cruel nettle-stints and thistles. " Tbus, with me began love and poetry ; which at times hav« been my only,...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814
...her voiee made my heart-strings thrill like an £olian harp ; and partieularly why my pulse heat sueh a furious ratan when I looked and fingered over her little hand to piek out the eruel nettle-stings and thistles. Among her other love-inspiring qualities, she sung sweetly...
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