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" November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh ; The short'ning winter-day is near a close ; The miry beasts retreating frae the pleugh ; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose : The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil... "
Memorials of Robert Burns and of Some of His Contemporaries and Their ... - Page 197
by Peter Freeland Aiken, Robert Burns - 1876 - 422 pages
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...black'ning trains o' craws to their repose ; The toH-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does nameward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th'...
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The Etonian, Volume 1

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - 1822
...SATURDAY EVENING IN THE COUNTRY. " The toil-worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hana-ward bend." BURNS. THERE are, perhaps, some among my readers who are accustomed to laugh at the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...beasts retreating frae the pleugh; The toil-worn Cottet- frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the mom in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend. At length his...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 pages
...conclusion. COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT. " The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree : Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher through To meet their dad, wi' flichterin noise and glee....
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...trains o' craws to their repose ; The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend. in. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee-things,...
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The Etonian

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - English essays - 1824
...SATURDAY EVENING IN THE COUNTRY. " The toil-worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend." BURNS. THERE are, perhaps, some among my readers who are accustomed to laugh at the idea of a country...
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Sketch of Connecticut, Forty Years Since

Lydia Howard Sigourney - American literature - 1824 - 278 pages
...Hiihhath of the. mind." CHAPTER II. " The toil-worn Cotter from his labour goes — This night his weekly moil is at an end ; Collects his spades, his mattocks,...rest to spend ; And weary o'er the moor his course doth homeward bend." Burnt1 Colter's Saturday Night. OUR sketch, commences at the opening of the year...
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Sketch of Connecticut, Forty Years Since

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Connecticut - 1824 - 278 pages
...Sahbath of the mind." CHAPTER II. " The toil-worn Cotter from his labour goes— This night his weekly moil is at an end ; Collects his spades, his mattocks,...his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend ; x And weary o'er the moor his course doth homeward bend.'' Burns' Coffer's Saturday Night. OUR. sketch,...
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Saturday Night: Comprising a Review of New Publications, Biography ..., Volume 1

1824
...trains o'craws to their repose ; The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, Th it night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, Ah! tho' his own worth unknown, far And weary, o'er the moor, his course happier there I ween ! does...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...This night his weekly moil is at nn end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping tne morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his couise does homeward bend. B At length his lonely cot appears in riew, Beneath the shelter of an aged...
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