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" And wi' the lave ilk merry morn Could rank my rig and lass, Still shearing, and clearing The tither stocked raw, Wi' claivers, an' haivers, Wearing the day awa : Ev'n then a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 311
1846
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 3

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...touch of an angel's hand were to awaken a sleeper in his cell — he said to himself : — • Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest...breast, That I for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan, or beuk could make, Or sing a sang at least.' " Such hopes were in him, in his ' bright...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...raw, Wi1 claivers, an* haivers, Wearing the day awa. II. Ev'n then, a wish, I mind it's pow'r, A wisli that to my latest hour, Shall strongly heave my breast, That I for poor auld Scotland's sake Some usefu' plan or book could make, The rough burr.thistle, spreading wide Amang the bearded bear, I lurn'd...
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 1

Alexander Whitelaw - English literature - 1835
...sleeper in his cell, he said to himself — " Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to ray latest hour, Shall strongly heave my breast, That...useful plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least !" Such hopes were with him in his " bright and shining youth," surrounded, as it was, with toil and...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...Still shearing and clearing The tither stookit raw, Wi' claivers and haivera Wearing the day awa — E'en then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to...plan or book could make, Or sing a .sang, at least : The rough bur-thistle spreading wide Amang the bearded bear, I turn'd the weeder-clips aside, And...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

Thomas Carlyle - German literature - 1838 - 454 pages
...from the oblivion that was covering it! These were early feelings, and they abode with him to the end. a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast; That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1839 - 319 pages
...shearing, and clearing The tither stocked raw, Wi' claivers, an' haivers, Wearing the day awa. Ev'n then a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish that to my...breast ; That I for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan, or beuk could make, Or sing a Sang at least. The rough bur-thistle, spreading wide Amang...
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The New-York Review, Volume 7

1840
...all his heart, a Scotsman. There was the same principle whch kindled the early aspirations of Burns : "E'en then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast, That I for poor auld Scotland's sake Some usefu' plan or beuk should...
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Critical and miscellaneous essays, collected and republ

Thomas Carlyle - 1840
...the oblivion that was covering it ! These were early feelings, and they abode with him to the end : A wish (I mind its power), A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast ; That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could...
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1841
...shearing, and clearing The tither stooked raw, Wi' claivers and haivers, Wearing the day awa. Ev'n then a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish that to my...for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan, or beuk could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough bur-thistle, spreading wide Amang the bearded bear,...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 363 pages
...the oblivion that was covering it ! These were early feelings, and they abode with him to the end. " a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast ; That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could...
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