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" Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize ; The sodger's wealth is... "
The pocket encyclopedia of Scottish, English, and Irish songs, selected from ... - Page 311
by Scottish songs - 1816
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The Manchester iris, Volume 2

1823
...gold, A mailin plenisli'd fairly ; And come, my faithful soldier lad Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! 8 For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; But glory is the soldier's prize, The soldier's wealth is honour ; The brave poor soldier ne'er despise, Nor count him...
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The Hermit in the Country, Or, Sketches of English Manners, Volume 4

Felix M'Donogh - 1822
...language of nature, and in that of the heart : " The brave, poor soldier ne'er disdain, " Nor treat him as a stranger,— " Remember he's his country's stay " In day and hour of danger." THE EMBARKATION. But to return to the embarkation. This is a more serious act in the drama of a soldier's...
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The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern: With an Introduction ..., Volume 4

Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1825
...Quo' she, my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly ; And come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant...he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. " The Poor and Honest Sodger" laid hold at once on the public feeling, and it was every where sung...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...Quo' she, my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly ; And come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant...he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. " The Poor and Honest Sodger" laid hold at once on the public feeling, and it was every where sung...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...she, my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly; And come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou 'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant ploughs...ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger ; Remember he 's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. XCIV. FAIR JENNY. TUNE — Sam ye my Father. WHERE...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...parted. Quo' she, my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly; And come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant...the sodger's prize; The sodger's wealth is honour : Remember he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. TUNE—The last time I came o'er the...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...Quo' she, my grandsirc left me gowd, A mailen plenisii'd fairly ; And come, my fuithfnl sodgerlail, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant...glory is the sodger's prize ; The sodger's wealth is honor : , The brave poor eodger ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger, Remember he's hia country...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829
...in gear, we're rich in love, And mair we'se ne'er be parted. 295 Then come, my foithfn' sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly. For gold the merchant...Remember he's his country's stay, In day and hour o' danger.* THE WEE, WEE GERMAN LAIBDIE. WHA the deil hae we gotten for a king, But a wee, wee German...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...spite of " (he devil, and the world, and the flesh," 1 believe I should have been a wise man. Burnt. For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer...the sodger's prize ; The sodger's wealth is honour. Id. FARM, FARIN, or FEBM, (Firma,) in law, signifies a country messuage or district ; containing house...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 9, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...1 believe I should have been a wise man. Uurtu. For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The fanner ploughs the manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize ; The sodger's wealth is honour. Id. FARM, FARIK, or FEUM, (Firma,) in law, signifies a country messuage or district ; containing house...
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