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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 poems of Robert Burns. (Bell and Daldy's pocket vols.).

Robert Burns - 1863
...shearing, and clearing The tither stooked 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 Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1864
...Still shearing, and clearing, The tither stocked raw, Wi' claivers, and haivers, 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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Poems and Songs: With Lectures on the Genius and Works of Burns, and the Rev ...

Peter Livingston - English poetry - 1864 - 137 pages
...THE CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHER; am SIR J. FRANKLIN & THE ARCTIC REGIONS, IPET^jB U~VHR~GrSTOI;T DUNDEE. —"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 useful plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least." Stntb fibitioti....
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1865
...clearing, The tither stooked raw, row Wi claivers, and haivers, meny nonsense 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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Carlyle's Essays on Burns: With the Cotter's Saturday Night and Other Poems ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1910 - 186 pages
...they abode with him to the end : ... A wish0 (I mind its power) , A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast , — That I, for poor auld...plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough bur Thistle spreading wide 10 Amang the bearded bear,0 I turn'd my weeding-clips aside, And...
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Carlyle's Essay on Burns: With Poems and Songs from Burns

Thomas Carlyle - Poets, Scottish - 1912 - 108 pages
...they abode with him to the end: 15 ... a wish (I mind its pow'r), A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast, — That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some usefu' plan or book could make, 20 Or sing a sang at least. The rough burr-thistle spreading wide Amang...
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Clear Grit: A Collection of Lectures, Addresses and Poems

Robert Collyer - 1913 - 328 pages
...Or haud a yokin' at the pleugh, An' theugh forfoughten sair eneugh, Yet unco proud to learn — Even then, a wish — I mind its power, — A wish that...breast, 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 Among...
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Revelation and the Ideal

George Angier Gordon - Idealism - 1913 - 427 pages
...million in the lines in which he reveals his young soul, — " 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 nsefu' plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least." He toiled, he suffered, that he might sing;...
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CARLYLE'S ESSAY ON BURNS

WILLARD C. GORE - 1915
...they abode with him to the end : ... A wish0 (I mind its power), A wish, that to my latest hour Will strongly heave my breast , — That I, for poor auld...plan or book could make, Or sing a sang at least. The rough bur Thistle spreading wide H Amang the bearded bear,0 I turn'd my weeding-clips aside, And...
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Carlyle's Essay on Burns: With Selections from Burn's Poems

Thomas Carlyle - 1896 - 122 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, — 10 That I, for poor auld Scotland's sake, Some useful plan or book...
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