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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 United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...next the Life of Hannibal. "Hannibal," says he, "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 Life of Robert Burns: With a Criticism on His Writings ...

James Currie - 1838 - 76 pages
...The History of Sir William Wallace. H:u: nibal 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 prejndice into my veins, which will boil along there till the Hoodgates of life shut in eternal...
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The Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Poets, English - 1840 - 820 pages
...Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn that I used to strut in raptures up aud down after the recruiting drum and bagpipe, and wish...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 Manual of Peace: Exhibiting the Evils and Remedies of War

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Peace - 1842 - 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...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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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...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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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...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 Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 pages
...The History of Sir William Wallace. Han nibal 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 »oldier ; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along...
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The Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1845 - 222 pages
...and 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 bagpipe, and wished myself tall enough to be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a tide of Scottish prejudice...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 20

United States - 1847
...the Life of Hannibal. ''Hannibal," says he, "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 Living Age ..., Volume 12

1847
...standard on the banks of Bannockburn," and says in his own vehement way," The story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil...till the floodgates of life shut in eternal rest." Burns and Scott divide between them the field of the old unnamed bards of Scotland. Burns was the heir...
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