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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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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 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 Scottish prejudice into...
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School-days of Eminent Men: I. Sketches of the Progress of Education in ...

John Timbs - Education - 1860 - 309 pages
...History of Sir William Wallace. Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in rapture up and down after the recruiting drum and bagpipe,...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 Ashlar, Volume 5

Allyn Weston, Charles Scott - 1860
...William Wallace." Hannibal gave my young ideas such a turn, that I used to strut in rapture up and clown after the recruiting drum and bagpipe, and wish myself...be a soldier; while the story of Wallace poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil along there till the flood-gate of life is shut in...
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Rambles Round Glasgow: Descriptive, Historical, and Traditional

Hugh MacDonald - Glasgow (Scotland) - 1860 - 434 pages
...of "Blind Harry's History" had upon his youthful mind. " The story of Wallace," he says, " poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins which will boil along...till the flood-gates of life shut in eternal rest." In another place the poet tells us he walked a goodly number of miles on a Sabbath day to visit the...
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The Genius and Character of Robert Burns: An Essay and Criticism on His Life ...

John Wilson - 1861 - 222 pages
...and 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 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 Poetical Works, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1863 - 1 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." Mr. Murdoch's removal from Mount Oliphant deprived Burns of his instructions ; but they were still...
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the new monthly magazine

william harrison ainsworth - 1863
...was " The History of Sir William Wallace," which, he more freely than gracefully avows, " poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil...till the floodgates of life shut in eternal rest." " In those boyish days," we read in another letter of his, " I remember in particular being struck...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volumes 127-128

1863
...was " The History of Sir William Wallace," which, he more freely than gracefully avows, " poured a Scottish prejudice into my veins, which will boil...till the floodgates of life shut in eternal rest." " In those boyish days," we read in another letter of his, " I remember in particular being struck...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1864
...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." Mr. Murdoch's removal from Mount Oliphant deprived Burns of his instructions ; but they were still...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...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 floodgates of life shut in eternal rest. For several of my earlier years I had few other authors ; and many a solitary hour have I stole out,...
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