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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 anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...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,...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher thro' To meet their dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee....
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The Economist and General Adviser: Containing Papers on the ..., Volume 1

Agriculture - 1825
...of crows seek their repose : The toil-worn Cottager from labour goes, This night his weekly toil ig at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and...to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does homeward bend. At length his lonely Cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged ,,. ***'•...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - Emblems - 1825 - 352 pages
...is therefore filled with fruit. " The toil-worn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end ; Collects his spades, his mattocks,...hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend." •. Burns. Etymologists disagree respecting the derivation of the word Saturday. Some suppose it to...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...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,...to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does haincward bend. TV expectant wee things, toddlin, stacher through To meet their dad, wi' flichterin...
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A Sequel to the Diversions of Purley: Containing an Essay on English Verbs ...

John Barclay (of Calcots.) - English language - 1826 - 164 pages
...to and fro. Dryden. She riste her up, and STAKERETH here and there. Chaucer, fol. 210. p. 2. col. 1. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath...shelter of an aged tree ; The expectant wee-things, todlin STACKER thro' To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise and glee. Burns. They grope in the dark...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1826
...labor goes, This night his weekly moil is at llic end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoee, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does homeward bend, III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ;...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...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,...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; His wee bit ingle, blink in bonnily, His clean hearth-stane, his thriftie wifie's smile, The lisping...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...with mattocks. Brount. This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattoclu, and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to...weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward bend. Burnt. MATTRESS, n.. French matclat ; Belg. and Wei. mattras ; Ital. matriizc ; Lat. unit In . Heb....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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,...At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath tnte shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee things, todlin,5 stacherS thro' To meet their dad,...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...at an end, Or human love or hate, Whilst I here must cry here, At perfidy ingrate! V. Collects bis spades, his mattocks, and his hoes. Hoping the morn...to spend. And weary, o'er the moor, his course does hame~ ward bend. Oh enviable, early days. When dancing thoughtless pleasure's maze, To care, to...
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