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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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Memorials of Robert Burns and of Some of His Contemporaries and Their ...

Peter Freeland Aiken, Robert Burns - 1876 - 422 pages
...Quo' she, "my grandsire left me gowd, A mailen3 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. THE CHEVALIER'S LAMENT.1 Tune— "Captain O'Kean." THE small birds rejoice in the green...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Critical and Biographical Notices

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1876 - 604 pages
...come, my faithful sodger lad, Thou'rt welcome to it dearly ! For gold the merchant ploughs the mata, The farmer ploughs the manor; But glory is the sodger's...he's his country's stay, In day and hour of danger. MEG O' THE MILL. Air — " Hey ! bannie Itua, will yon lie in я barrack !" [" Do you know a fln»...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1876
...baith red and rosy: But she had na read a word or twa, till she wallow't like a lily." e Z ( 386 ) 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 Independent First[-sixth] Reader ...

James Madison Watson - Readers - 1876
...the soldier's prize ; The soldier's wealth is h nor : The brave poor soldier ne'er despise, Nor coun him as a stranger, Remember he's his country's stay In day and hour of danger. 18. Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounce it to you : trippingly on the tongue ; but if you...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Memoir, Volumes 1-3

Robert Burns - 1889
...love, And mair we'se ne'er be parted." A mailen plenished fairly; 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. Am — 0 Bonny Lou, win you EC in a Bamdcl O EEN ye what Meg o' the Mill has gotten?...
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Ballards of Bravery

George Melville Baker - English poetry - 1877 - 174 pages
...beautiful, he lay; And from the sky, serene and far, A voice fell, like a falling star, — Excelsior 1 THE gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer ploughs the manor ; But glory is the soldier's prize, The soldier's wealth is honor. The brave poor soldier ne'er despise; Nor count him...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C. Kent

Robert Burns - 1878
...Quo' she, " My grandsire left me gowd, A mailen plenished fairly ; And come, my faithfu' sodger lad, 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. THERE'S NAETHING LIKE THE HONEST NAPPY. [The subjoined...
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Essays and Lyrics

Samuel Smiles Jerdan - 1878 - 218 pages
...very matter-of-fact age; all men except the Soldier seem engaged in a fierce race for wealth :— " For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The farmer...the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth is honour." Surely our country, with all its grand history, will never learn to despise its soldiery, or to hold...
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Essays and Lyrics

Samuel Smiles Jerdan - 1878 - 218 pages
...seem engaged in a fierce race for wealth :— ' ' For gold the merchant ploughs the main, The former ploughs the manor ; But glory is the sodger's prize, The sodger's wealth is honour." Surely our country, with all its grand history, will never learn to despise its soldiery, or to hold...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 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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