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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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Contributions to American History: 1858

Alexander Johnston, Townsend Ward, James Gallatin, William Penn, William Bradford Reed, Charles John Biddle - Acadians - 1858 - 422 pages
...have been the temptation to lure men' into perils, for which mere gold could yield no compensation. 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. leon for the poisoned heats of Egypt, and all the...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 642 pages
...My grandsire left me gowd, gold A mailen plenished fairly ; farm And come, my faithfu' sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly." For gold the merchant...prize, The sodger's wealth is honour. The brave poor sotlger ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger; Remember he's his country's stay 266 WANDERING...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...live to brave " the battle and the breeze," and may we all acquiesce with Burns when he says : — " The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him...he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger." The CHAIRMAN then rose and said — Gentlemen, as I am quite a stranger to public speaking, and feel...
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THE POETICAL WORKS ROBERT BURNS

1859
...true-hearted: 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 manor* But glory is the sodger's prize, 3j The sodger's wealth is honor. I] t The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, '* Nor count him as a stranger...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...acquiesce with Burns when he says : — " The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him аз я stranger; Remember he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger." The CHAIRMAN then rose and said — Gentlemen, as I am quite a stranger to public speaking, and feel...
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History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862 - 416 pages
...Montreal, and in its fall sealed the subjugation of the entire province of Canada. CHAPTER XXYII. " For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer...Remember he's his country's stay, In day and hour o' danger." MARTINIQUE — HAVANNAH — BUSHYRUN — ILLINOIS — AMERICAN REVOLUTION — HALIFAX —...
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History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862 - 416 pages
...the entire province of Canada. CHAPTER XXVII. " For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The fanner ploughs the manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize,...Remember he's his country's stay, In day and hour o' danger." MARTINIQUE — HAVANNAH — BTTSHYRUN — ILLINOIS — AMERICAN REVOLUTION — HALIFAX...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS.

1863
...And mair we'se ne'er be parted." A mailen plenished fairly; farm And come, my faithfu' sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly." For gold the merchant...he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. MEG O' THE MILL. AIR — 0 Bonny Lass, mil you lie in a Barrack % 0 KEN ye what Meg o' the Mill has...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1863 - 1 pages
...me gowd, 58 MEG O' THE MILL. [1T93. A mailen plenished fairly; arm And come, my faithfu' sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly." For gold the merchant...manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wefalth is honour. The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger; Remember he's...
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The Songs of Robert Burns, Volume 43

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1863 - 319 pages
...Quo' she, " My grandsire lefi me gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly; And come, my faithful soger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly !" For gold the merchant...main, The farmer ploughs the manor; But glory is the soger' s prize ; The soger's wealth is honour: The hrave poor soger ne'er despise, Nor count him as...
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