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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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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...blackening trains of crows to their repose ; The toil-worn cotter frae 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 homeĢ ward bend, At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; The...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...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, todlin, stacher1 thro', To meet their dad wi' flichterin2 noise and glee....
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...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,...bend. " At length his lonely cot appears in view, His wee bit ingle, blinkin bonnily, His clean hearth-stane, his thriftie wifie's smile, The lisping...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 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 hamcward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th'...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...blackening trains o' craws to their repose ; The toil-worn cotter frae 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. III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ;...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...toil-worn cotter frae his labor goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, las mattocks and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and...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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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...a cottage anywhere. Scotland was the first object of the revelation — but after all the world. " At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree. 'I'll' expectant wet thingi, toddlin,' staoher through To meet their dad, wi' flichterin" noise an'...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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,...shelter of an aged tree ; The expectant wee-things, toddlin', stacher3 thro' To meet their dad, wi' flichterin'4 noise an' glee. His wee bit ingle,5 blinkin'...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...breathe a lofty devotional spirit " 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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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...breathe a lofty devotional spirit. " 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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