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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 professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857
...in which, bethinking him of the undefined aspirations of his boyhood, he said to himself — " Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave my breast, That I, for puir auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least ! The rough...
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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...in which, bethinking him of the undefined aspirations of his boyhood, ho said to himself— " Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave my breast, That I, for puir auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least ! The rough...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857
...in which, bethinking him of the undefined aspirations of his boyhood, he said to himself — " Even then a wish, I mind its power, A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave my breast, That I, for puir auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least ! The rough...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays: Complete in One Volume

Thomas Carlyle - 1857 - 568 pages
...lower altitude abode with him to the end. a WBh, (I mind Hi power,) A wish, that to my latest hour Will thers now are, of Expediency wake, Or sing ,1 sang at least. The rough bur Thistle spreading wide Amang the bearded bear, 1 larn'd...
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British Novelists and Their Styles: Being a Critical Sketch of the History ...

David Masson - English fiction - 1859 - 308 pages
...as we have seen, with Smollett; and so, in still larger proportion, it had been with Burns : " Even 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 bur-thistle, spreading wide Amang...
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Materia Medica and Therapeutics

Martyn Paine - 1859 - 411 pages
...Society of Sweden; of tho Montreal Natural History Society; and. of many other Learned Societies. '' E,en then a wish (I mind its power), A wish, that...Shall strongly heave my breast, That I for poor auld Scotland,s sake Some useful plan, or book could make, Or sing a sang at least."— BUEMS. THIRD EDITION....
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 642 pages
...forfoughten sail' encugh, fatigued sore Yet unco proud to learn : very When first among the yellow corn E'en then, a wish, I mind its power — A wish that to my latest hour Shall strongly heave my breastThat I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or bcuk oould make, book Or sing a sang...
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THE POETICAL WORKS ROBERT BURNS

1859
...claivers, an' haivers, Wearing the day awa. Ev'n then, a wish, I mind \t's pow'r, A wish that to rny latest hour Shall strongly heave my breast, That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book cou'd make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough burr-thistle, spreading wide 1 turn'd...
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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...draw your attention, as evincing his aspirations to be useful to his own beloved country. He says: — "A wish, — I mind its power, — A wish that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast, That I, for puir auld Scotland's sake. Some usefu' plan or beuk could...
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Life of Robert Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1859 - 203 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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