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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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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1830 - 328 pages
...great favourite. t The Hannibal was lent by Mr Murdoch ; the Wallace by a neighbouring blacksmith. *• in raptures up and down after the recruiting drum...till the floodgates of life shut in eternal rest. " * And speaking of the same period and books to Mrs Dunlop, he says, " for several of my earlier years...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 438 pages
...The Hiilory 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 oflife shut in eternal...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...the History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that 1 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 Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - Ballads, Scots - 1834
...Acts and Deeds 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 floodgates of life shut in eternal...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 6

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...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 Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 6

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...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...till the flood-gates of life shut in eternal rest. Polemical divinity about this time was putting the country half mad, and I, ambitious of shining in...
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The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 9

Phrenology - 1836
...T/te 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 Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - International law - 1836 - 408 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...be a soldier ; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there, till the floodgates of life shut in...
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Practical Phrenology

Silas Jones - Phrenology - 1836 - 336 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...be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the floodgates of life shut in eternal...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...drum and bag-pipe, and wi»h myself tall enough to he a soldier ; while the «tory of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the floodjates of life shut in eternal rest. Polemical divinity about this time wai pottin? the country...
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