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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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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...kiss 1 See also Burns' Cotter's Saturday Night, where the children are so beautifully described : — At length his lonely cot 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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...repose : The toilworn cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, CollectsTiis spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee things, tpddlin, stacher through To meet their dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee....
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The Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Poets, English - 1840 - 820 pages
...trains o' craws to their repose ; The toil-worn Cotter frae his labour goes, This night his weekly beud.f in. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...blackening trains o' craws to their repose : The toilworn 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 name ward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th'...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1841
...blackening train of crows to their repone; The toil-worn Cotter, from his labor 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 homeward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; The expectant...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1841
...trains o' craws to their repose ; The toil worn Cottar frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks,...ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his cours does hameward bend.' " That one single stanza is in itself a picture, one may say a poem, of...
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Fire-side Piety, Or, The Duties and Enjoyments of Family Religion ...

Jacob Abbott - Children's stories - 1841 - 237 pages
...picture has Burns given us of the return of the cottager to his home, after the labors of the day. " At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree. The expectant wee things, toddling, stagger through, To meet their Dad, with fluttering noise and glee. His clean...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...trains of crows to their repose : The toil-worn cottager from labour goes ; This night his weekly toil is at an end ; Collects his spades, his mattocks,...rest to spend ; And weary, o'er the moor, his course doth homeward bend. At length, his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree...
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Selections from the British Poets: From Beattie to Campbell

English poetry - 1843
...blackening trains o' craws to their repose : The toilworn 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 an' glee....
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...trains o' craws 4 to their repose: The toil-worn cotter 5 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 homeward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; Th' expectant...
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