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" Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum and bagpipe, and wish myself tall enough to be a soldier ; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will... "
Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications - Page 312
by Constable and co, ltd - 1826
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1816
...drum and bag-pipe, and wish myself tall enough to be a soldier ; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the flood-gates •f life shut in eternal rest. " Polemical divinity about this time was putting the country half-mad...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...The History of Sir William ll'allnce. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the flood-gates of life shut in...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...The History of Sir f/'illiam H'altace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such alurn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...and wish myself tall enough to be a soldier; while (he story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the...
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Rural Poems, Illustrative of the Husbandry, Scenery, and Manners of Scotland ...

James Grahame - Scotland - 1821 - 312 pages
...of his early years, addressed to Dr Moore, thus expresses himself: " The story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil...till the flood-gates of life shut in eternal rest." I have no doubt that many of the noblest strains of Scotia's lyre, as well as the most splendid achievements...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 88

English literature - 1821
...somewhat resemble those of Bums, (the story of " Wallace" having infused " a Scottish prejudice into his veins, which will boil along there, till the floodgates of life shut in eternal rest,") has presented us with a Tragedy founded on the history of the Scottish Hero. It is in manuscript, has...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 5

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...The History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures, up and down after the recruiting drum...be a soldier ; while the story of Wallace poured a Scotish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there, till the flood-gates of life shut in...
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The Oxford Entertaining Miscellany, Or, Weekly Magazine ..., Volume 1

1824
...the History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum and bag-pipe, and wished myself tall enough to be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1826
...the History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the flood-gates of life shut in...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...The History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...wish myself tall enough to be a soldier; while the st6ry of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the flood-gates...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1828 - 310 pages
...The History of Sir William Wallace.* Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...till the flood-gates of life shut in eternal rest." f And speaking of the same period and books to Mrs Dunlop, he says, " for several of my earlier years...
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