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" My Highland lassie was a warm-hearted, charming young creature as ever blessed a man with generous love. After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met by appointment, on the second Sunday of May, in a sequestered spot by the... "
The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts - Page 177
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Highland Mary: Interesting Papers on an Interesting Subject

John Dawson Ross - 1894 - 147 pages
...poet himself. " After a pretty long trial," says Burns, " of the most ardent reciprocal affection, we met, by appointment, on the second Sunday of May, in a sequestered spot on the banks of the Ayr, where we spent a day in taking a farewell, before she should embark for the...
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A Literary Pilgrimage Among the Haunts of Famous British Authors

Theodore Frelinghuysen Wolfe - Authors, English - 1895 - 260 pages
...port of Cantyre behind " Arran's mountain isle." Of this parting Burns says, in a letter to Thomson, " We met by appointment on the second Sunday of May, in a sequestered spot on the Ayr, where we spent the day in taking farewell before she 198 should embark for the West Highlands...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 4

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1896
...blessed a man with generous love. After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met by appointment, on the second Sunday of May,...sequestered spot by the Banks of Ayr, where we spent the day in taking a farewel, • See Vol. IV., p. 328. t Sec Vol. II., p. 285. J See Vol. II., p. 159....
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All about Burns

John Dawson Ross - 1896 - 178 pages
...of Cantyre behind " Arran's mountain isle." Of this parting Burns says, in a letter to Thomson ; " we met by appointment on the second Sunday of May in a sequestered spot on the Ayr, where we spent the day in taking farewell before she should embark for the West Highlands...
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A Primer of Burns

Sir William Alexander Craigie - 1896 - 187 pages
...hopes on his " Highland Lassie." " We met by appointment on the second Sunday of May (May 14, 1786) in a sequestered spot by the banks of Ayr, where we spent the day in taking a farewell, before she should embark for the West Highlands, to arrange matters among...
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Early Critical Reviews on Robert Burns

Henry Mackenzie - Scotland in literature - 1900 - 313 pages
...blessed a man with generous love. After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met, by appointment, on the second Sunday of May,...sequestered spot by the Banks of Ayr, where we spent the day in taking a farewell before she should embark for the West Highlands, to arrange matters among...
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Robert Burns

Thomas Finlayson Henderson - 1904 - 202 pages
...love." " After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met," so he writes, " by appointment on the second Sunday of May in a sequestered spot by the banks of Ayr, where we spent the day in taking farewell, before she should embark for the West Highlands to arrange matters for...
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Robert Burns

Thomas Finlayson Henderson - 1904 - 202 pages
...love." " After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met," so he writes, " by appointment on the second Sunday of May in a sequestered spot by the banks of Ayr, where we spent the day in taking farewell, before she should embark for the West Highlands to arrange matters for...
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The Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1905 - 349 pages
...blessed a man with generous love. After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal affection, we met by appointment on the second Sunday of May,...farewell before she shonld embark for the West Highlands, to arrange matters among her friends for our projected change of life. At the close of the autumn following,...
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The Heroines of Burns and Their Celebrating Songs

Robert Ford - Scottish poetry - 1906 - 193 pages
...blessed a man with generous love. After a pretty long tract of the most ardent reciprocal attachment, we met by appointment on the second Sunday of May, in a sequestered spot, by the banks of the Ayr, where we spent the day in taking farewell before she should embark for the West Highlands,...
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