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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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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - 1853
...he alluded to the experience of other cities. Seventh regular sentiment — Tlie Army and Navy — For Gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor, But Honor is the soldier's gain, The soldier's wealth is Honor. In the absence of Commodore HUDSON, who...
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The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs: From the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth ...

Ballads, Scots - 1854 - 325 pages
...Quo' she, " My grandsire left me gowd, A mailin 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. * Mr. Thomson having written to Burns that he should get Mr. (afterwards Sir William) Allan to paint...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1854 - 524 pages
...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...glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth is honor. The hrave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him aa a stranger; Remember, he's his country's...
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the complete works of robert burns containing his poems, songs, and ...

allan cunningham - 1855
...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. CXCIV. MEG 0' THE MILL. Air — "Hey! bonnie lass, will you lie in a barrack?" ["Do you know a fine...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...dearly." For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; BURNS'S POETICAL WORKS. The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him...he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. Iras % ten m ipra Sill. TUNE — Liggeram Cosh. BLYTHE hae I been on yon hill, As the lambs before...
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Songs of the Brave: The Soldier's Dream, and Other Poems and Odes

Honor, Thomas Campbell, Songs - English poetry - 1856 - 46 pages
...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 Soldier's Dream was written in Germany, in the year 1800, shortly after a battle between the French...
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In honorem, songs of the brave, poems and odes by Campbell [and others].

Honor - 1856
...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. I. The Soldier's Dream was written in Germany, in the year 1800, shortly after a battle between the...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1856 - 524 pages
...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 ploughs the main, The fanner ploughs the manorBut glory is the sodgcr's prize, The sodger's wealth is honor. t The brave...
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Songs of Scotland, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857
...Quo' she, " My grandsire left me gowd, A mailin 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 RED, RED ROSE. In Witherspoon's Collection of Scots Songs. " Do you know," says Burns, in a letter...
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Aldershot, and All about it: With Gossip, Literary, Military, and Pictorial

Marianne Young - Aldershot (England) - 1857 - 220 pages
...responsibility, the value of character, and the desire to deserve and gain the respect of his superiors. " For gold the merchant ploughs the main. The farmer...Remember he's his country's stay, In day and hour o' danger." Burns was touched to the composition of the song, of which this beautiful verse forms a...
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