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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... "
Memorials of Robert Burns and of Some of His Contemporaries and Their ... - Page 197
by Peter Freeland Aiken, Robert Burns - 1876 - 422 pages
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 18

James Anderson - Scotland - 1722
...trains o' craws 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,...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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...repose . The toil-wom Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher thro' To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee....
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...black'ning trains o' craws 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,...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
...trains o' craws 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,...shelter of an aged tree ; The' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher through To meet their Dud, wi' flitcherin noise an' glee. His wee bit ingle, blinkin...
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Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain, Particularly the High-lands ...

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...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; . ' Th' expectant •wee-things, toddlin, stacher thro r To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise an'...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...trains o' craws to their repose: The toil-worn Cotter firae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...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
...craws to their repose : The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, . • . This night his weekly moi' is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and...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
...trains o' craws 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,...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 - 1814 - 648 pages
...trains o' craws 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,...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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