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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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Songs, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1869 - 396 pages
...Quo' fhe, my grandfire left me gowd, A mailin plenifh'd fairly ; And come, my faithful fodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant...main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; But glory is the fodger's prize, The fodger's wealth is honor ; The brave poor fodger ne'er defpife, Nor count him as...
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History of Acworth: With the Proceedings of the Centennial Anniversary ...

John Leverett Merrill - Acworth (N.H.) - 1869 - 306 pages
...scdgei^s praise, The sodger's wealth is honor, The brave, poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor colmt him ns a stranger, Remember he's his country's stay, In day and hour of danger." The fifth sentiment, " To the memory of the late Rev. Phinehas Cooke," was responded to by Rev. Amos...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Issue 351

Robert Burns - 1870
...My grandsire left me gowd> A mailen 1 plenished fairly; And come, my faithfu' 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. MEG O' THE MILL. Air — " 0 bonnie lass, will...
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The young dragoon; or, Every day life of a soldier, by one who has served ...

Alfred Wilks Drayson - 1870
...done with Turk and the large dogs who passed his jld master's residence at Handsworth. CHAPTER XIX. For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor; But glory is the sodjer's pride ; The sodjer's wealth is honour. The brave, poor sodjer ne'er despise, Nor count him...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - Scotland - 1870 - 612 pages
...main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth his honor : The brave poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger ; Remember he 's his country's stay, In day and hour of danger. 1 Farm. LOGAN BRAES. The title of this song, but...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 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 manor ; Hut glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth is honour. The brave...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns,: Arranged in the ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1871
...on, she was baith red and rosy : But she had na read a word or twa, till she wallow't like a lily." For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer...glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth is honor : The brave, poor sodger ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger — Remember he's his country's...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C.C. Clarke

Robert Burns - 1872
...gowd, A mailen plenish'd fairly ; And come, my faithfu' sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly.' 8 For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer...ne'er despise, Nor count him as a stranger ! Remember he 's his country's stay, In day and hour of danger. MEG 0' THE MILL. AIR — ' 0 bonnie lass, will...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...mankind, That dost the lion and fell tiger tame, Who can express the glory of thy might ? SPENSER. GOLD. For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor. BURNS. The plague of gold strikes far and near, — And deep and strong it enters; Our thoughts grow...
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Memorials of Robert Burns and His Contemporaries with Selections from His Poems

P. F. Aiken - 1876 - 422 pages
...Quo' she, "my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen8 plenish'd fairly ; And come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly !" For gold the merchant...stranger, Remember he's his country's stay In day and hour o' danger. ' Then. = Farm 406 IT IS NA, JEAN, THY RONNIE FACE. THE CHEVALIER'S LAMENT.i Tune — "Captain...
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