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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 Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1845 - 222 pages
...black'ning trains o' craws to their repose ; The toil worn Cottar frae his labor 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." That one single stanza is in itself a picture, one may say a poem, of the poor man's life. It is so...
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The Odd Fellows' Quarterly Magazine, Volume 8

Fraternal organizations - 1845
..."The Cottar's Saturday Night," and the following verses doubtless pourtray the poet's father: — •1 At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' exuectant wee-things, toddlin stacher thro' To meet their Dad, wi' flichterm' noise an' glee....
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The Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...the morn in ease and rest to spend, At.d weary, o'er the moor, his course does hameward hend. III. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee things, toddlin, stacher thro' [an' glee. To meet their Dad, wi' flichtcrin' noise...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...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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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th'...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - Edinburgh review (1802) - 1846 - 762 pages
...line*. Hoping the morn in rase and rest lo spend, And wrary, o'er the moor, his coarse dot* kta«wnrd bend. " At length his lonely cot appears in view. Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; Th expectant wef-thingt, toddling, alacher thro" To meet their Dud, wi' flic herin noise an'clee. His...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

Baptists - 1744
...blackening train 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, and his hoes, Hoping the morn iu ease aud rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does homeward bend. At length his lonely...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 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,...appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree ; Th' expectant wee-things,"1 todlin," stacher' thro1 To meet their dad wi' (1 ic htci in" noise and...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...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 f through To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin J noise an'...
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