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" Shandy and the Man of Feeling were my bosom favourites. Poesy was still a darling walk for my mind, but it was only indulged in according to the humour of the hour. I had usually half a dozen or more pieces on hand; I took up one or other, as it suited... "
The Works of Robert Burns: Life of Robert Burns, criticism on his writings ... - Page 49
by Robert Burns - 1806
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1800
...ces on hand ; I took up one or other as it suit" ed the momentary tone of the mind, and dis** missed the work as it bordered on fatigue. My " passions,...rhymes " of those days are in print, except, Winter, n " Dirge,* the eldest of my printed pieces ; The " Death of poor Mailtie,*\- John Barleycorn,^ and...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 4

Great Britain - 1801
...and diuniiW * , weft work as if bordered on fatigue. My pallions, when once lighted up, raged like fo many devils till they got vent in rhyme; and then the conning over my verles, like a fpell, foothed all into quiet! None of the rhymes of thofe days are in print, except...
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Annual Register, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...difffiiifed the woi'k as it bordered 'on fatigué. M'y partions, wherl orice lighled up, raged like fo many 'devils, till they got vent in rhyme ; and then the conning over my verfes, like afpell, foothe;i all irito quiet! None of the rhymes of thcfe days are îh print, except,...
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Annual Register, Volume 42

History - 1801
...and dito ¡(Ted the work as it bordered on fatigue. My paflions, when once lighted up, raged like (o many devils, till they got vent in rhyme ; and then the conning over my verfes, like a fpell, foothed all into quiet ! None of the rhymes of thole days are in print, except,...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...hour. I had usually half a dozen, or more pieces on hand ; I took up OTIC or other as it suited the momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work...over my verses, like a spell, soothed all into quiet* !" In truth, without regard to happiness, or misery, the impulse of the true poet towards his occupation...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1806
...a dozen or more pieces on hand; I took up one or oiher, as it suited the momentary ROBERT BURNS. 49 momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work...the eldest of my printed pieces; The Death of poor Mailicjr John Barleycorn^, and songs, first, second, and third.§ Song second was the ebullition of...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1806
...hour. I had usually half a dozen, or more pieces on hand ; I took up one or other as it suited the momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work...over my verses, like a, spell, soothed all into quiet !" In truth, without regard to happiness, or misery, the impulse of the true poet towards his occupation...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - English literature - 1806
...hour. I had usually half a dozen, or more pieces on hand ; I took up one or other as it suited the momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work as it bordered on fatigue. My p:i?sions, •when once lighted up, raged like so many devils, till they got vent in rhyme, and then...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816
...the hour. I had usually half a dozen or more pieces on hand ; I took up one or other as it suited the momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work...the eldest of my printed pieces ; The Death of poor Mail7/V,f John Barleycorn,^ and songs first, second, * See Poems, p. 143. t Poems, p. 70. + Poems,...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...hour. I had usually half a dozen or more pieces on hand ; I took up one or other, as it suited the momentary tone of the mind, and dismissed the work...the eldest of my printed pieces ; the Death of Poor Maillie, John Barleycorn, and songs, first, second, and third.* Song second was the ebullition of that...
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