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" MY JO. JOHN Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent ; Your locks were like the raven, Your bonnie brow was brent ; But now your brow is beld, John Your locks are like the snaw ; But blessings on your frosty pow, John Anderson my jo. John Anderson... "
The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs, selected from ... - Page 33
by Scottish songs - 1816
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...my vow : Should she refuse, I'll lay my dead To her twa een sae bonio blue. JOHN ANDERSON MY JO. OHN ANDERSON my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonie brow was brent ; But now your brow is beld, John, Your locks are like the snaw ; But blessings...
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On the Contrary: Essays by Men and Women

Martha Rainbolt, Janet Fleetwood - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1983 - 340 pages
...your own youth but the youth of your children. Sweet things vanish and brightness falls from the air. John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent,...the raven, Your bonnie brow was brent; But now your brow is beld, John, Your locks are like the snaw; But blessings on your frosty pow, John Anderson,...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...of joy and of hopeless surrender. Translated from the Russian by Vladimir Nabokov Robert Burns JOHN ANDERSON MY JO John Anderson my jo, John, When we...first acquent; Your locks were like the raven, Your bony brow was brent; But now your brow is held, John, Your locks are like the snaw; But blessings on...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...我會回來的, 我的愛人, 即使萬里相隔@ 李小怡譯 孫梁校 39 John Anderson, My Jo Robert Bums John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonie brow was brent; But now your brow is beld, John, Your locks are like the snow, But blessings...
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A Mixed Race: Ethnicity in Early America

Frank Shuffelton - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 296 pages
...lineal descendant of the celebrated, 'John Anderson my Jo.'" In Burns's poem, the speaker recalls young John: "When we were first acquent/ Your locks were like the raven /your bonny brow was brent." The jest book parody relates how Johnny Anderson joined the loyalist forces...
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Robert Schumann: Herald of a "New Poetic Age"

John Daverio - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 624 pages
...those same locks have become "like the snaw," and her premonition of future happiness beyond the grave: John Anderson, my jo, John when we were first acquent your locks were like the raven, your bonie brow was brent. But now your brow is beld, your locks are like the snaw, But blessings on your...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...16 Corn rigs, an' barley rigs, An' corn rigs are bonnie. 'It was upon a Lammas Night' (1796) 17 lohn Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonny brow was brent. 'John Anderson my Jo' ( 1 790} 18 I once was a maid, tho' I cannot tell when,...
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Beyond the Heather Hills

Melissa Wiley - Juvenile Fiction - 2003 - 208 pages
...Laird 0' Cockpen, he's proud and he's great, His mind is ta'en up ar/' things o' the State . . ." And: "John Anderson, my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonny brow was brent; But now your brow is held, John; Your locks are like the snow; But blessing on...
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The Dictionary of Love

Theocritus Junior - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 280 pages
...when he reads the touching picture of a wife's virtuous and enduring love, in Burns' song of "John Anderson my Jo:" " John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first aoquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonnie brow was brent; But now your brow is bald, John,...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...them (and the stanzas) together. Here is the first one: John Anderson my jo, John, joy, sweetheart When we were first acquent; Your locks were like the raven, Your bony brow was brent: bonny (handsome) I smooth But now your brow is held. John, bald, receding Your...
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