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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 Southern literary messenger, Volume 8

1842
...spirit, which Burns so forcibly expresses, and without which his geniua would have perished with him : '* E'en then, a wish, I mind its power A wish that to...poor auld Scotland's sake Some useful plan or book might make, Or sing a sang at least." We would not limit this feeling to any portion of a country such...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 575 pages
...tither stocked raw/ Wi* claversm an' haivers,n Wearing the day awa Ev'n then, a wish (I mind its pow'r), A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave...— • That I for poor auld Scotland's sake Some usefu" plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough burr-thistle, spreading wide Amang...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...stookit raw,i Wi' claivers an' haivers™ Wearing the day awa' ; — E'en then a wish (I mind its pow'r), A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave...breast, That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book could make, Or sing a sang" at least. The rough bur-thistle, spreading wide Among...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 13

Theology - 1856
...of his songs, which are peculiarly domestic and national. He speaks of himself as ever cherishing " 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 Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1845 - 122 pages
...strain, in which, bethinking him of the undefined asoirations of his boyhood he said to himself— " Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest...poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book would make, Or sing a sang at least! " The rough bur-thistle spreading wide Amang the bearded bear,...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - Cleveland (England) - 1845 - 80 pages
...sprang. His own words are, "I had a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my dying hour Shall Jstrongly heave my breast, That I for poor Auld Scotland's sake Some useful plan, or book should make, And sing a sang at least." And when the Muse found him at the plough, and laid on his...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Carlyle - 1845 - 568 pages
...mind its power,) A wkh, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast ; That I, for poor autd Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough bur Thistle spreading wide Aniang the bearded bear, I turn'd my weeding-clips aside, J And...
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The Young Man: Hints Addressed to the Young Men of the United States

John Todd - Christian life - 1845 - 355 pages
...Nature when he spake of his own native Scotland. He has one strong wish for ever in his heart — — " 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 Literary aspirant magazine

1846
...in early date, When I was beardless, young, and blate, ***** E'en then, a wish, I mind its pow'r — A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave...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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Poems and songs, principally relating to Scottish manners and customs

Peter Livingston - 1847 - 158 pages
...flowery $lens. and rocky dens. . HLATIKG TO SCOTTISH MANNERS AND CUSTOMS. By PETER LIVINGSTON, DUNDEE, "A wish — I mind its power; A wish that to my latest...auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could nmke, Or sing a sang at least." .ifourlfi DUNDEE: PUBLISHED FOR THE AUTHOR, TO BE HAD OF WILLIAM LIVINGSTON,...
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