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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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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...country. And this destiny he seems to have felt in early youth. " Ev'n 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 bcuk could make, Or sing a sang at least." Burns consecrated the peasant's cottage as...
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Materia Medica and Therapeutics

Martyn Paine - Materia medica - 1848 - 411 pages
...Leipsic ; of the Montteal .Natural History Society, and other learned Association*. " E'en then a wish tI mind its power), A wish, that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave my breast, That I for poot auld Scotland's Ťaku Home useful plan, ot book could make, Or aing a sang at least."— Bums....
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...Still shearing and clearing The tither stookit raw, Wi' claivcrs and haivera Wearing the day awn — E'en then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to...my breast : That I for poor auld Scotland's sake, Borne useful plan or book could make, Or sing a sang, at least : The rough bur-thistle spreading wide...
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The works of Allen Ramsay. With life of the author by G. Chalmers ..., Volume 3

Allan Ramsay - 1851
...vindicate the claims of his country and of the old national language to consideration and respect. " 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." Accordingly we find that although edition after edition...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1851
...shearing, and clearing, The tither stocked raw, Wi' claivers, and haivers, talk Wearing the day awa. E'en then, a wish, I mind its power — A wish that...breast — That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or beuk could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough burr-thissle, spreading wide Amang...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1851
...patriotic enthusiasm which is the initial feeling of almost all Scotchmen ? Here it is : — " Even then, a wish (I mind its power,) A wish that to my latest hour 414 WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS. 415 Shall strongly heave my breast — That I for poor auld Scotland's...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...him, as if he could do so little for his country, and yet would so gladly have done all." — Carlyle. 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 Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1852
...shearing, and clearing, The tither stocked raw, Wi' claivers, and haivers, talk Wearing the day awa. E'en then, a wish, I mind its power— A wish that...breast—• That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or beuk could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough burr-thissle, spreading wide Amang...
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CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS.

THOMAS CARLYLE. - 1852
...and they abode with him to the end. a wish, (I mind its power,) A wish, that to ray latest hour Will strongly heave my breast ; That I, for poor auld Scotland's...plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough bur Thistle spreading wide Arnang the bearded bear, I turn'd my weeding-clips aside, And...
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The Modern British Essayists: Carlyle, Thomas. Critical and miscellaneous essays

English essays - 1852
...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 bread; That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book could...
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