Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Works of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, Alexander Balloch Grosart - English poetry - 1851 - 288 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. With reference to the word ' gloming ' or ' gloamin,' it is certainly a very picturesque...
Full view - About this book

The workman's testimony to the sabbath: 3 essays

John Allan Quinton - 1851
...generally understood sense of that expression ? that night, on the evening of which he " Collects liis spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn...to spend, And weary o'er the moor his course does homeward bend." Should such time ever come, our labourer may date his account settled with rational...
Full view - About this book

The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...trains о craws to their repose : The toil-worn Colter frae his labour goes, Thii night his weekly moil is at an end. Collects his spades, his mattocks,...length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the sheller of an aged tree ; Th' expectant rcef-thinēg, toddling, slacher thro' To meet their Dad, wi1...
Full view - About this book

Reading Popular Prints 1790-1870

Brian Maidment - Art - 2001 - 190 pages
...wife, cleanliness, thrift, order: The toil-worn COTTER frae his labour goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks...morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the muir, his course does hameward bend. At length his Lonely Cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter...
Limited preview - About this book

The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

John Richetti - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 945 pages
...their repose: The toil-worn COTTER frae his labor goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, [toil] Collects his spades, his mattocks and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o er the muir, his course does hameward bend.I8 Burns 's mixing of the Scottish language, climate and...
Limited preview - About this book

From the May Fourth Movement to Communist Revolution

Xiaoming Chen - China - 2007 - 156 pages
...world" and "Britain's Tao Yuanming," whose "description of peasants' life" very much touches his heart: At length his lonely cot 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,...
Limited preview - About this book

Lectures - Shakespeare

Robert G. Ingersoll - Literary Collections - 2007 - 516 pages
...the literature of the world, is a description of the poor cotter going from his labor to his home : " At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an agbd tree ; Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin', stacher through To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin'...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF