Carlye's Essay on Burns

Carlye's Essay on Burns (Paperback)

By Thomas Carlyle 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1151665401
EAN: 9781151665409
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 96
Publish Date: 2009-12-26
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: POEMS FROM BURNS THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT INSCRIBED TO ROBERT AIKEN, ESQ., OF ATB Let not Ambition mock their useful toil. Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the Poor. ? Gray. My lov'd, my honor'd, much respected friend No mercenary bard his homage pays; With honest pride, I scorn each selfish end, My dearest meed, a friend's esteem and praise: To you I sing, in simple Scottish lays, The lowly train in life's sequester'd scene; The native feelings strong, the guileless ways; What Aiken in a cottage would have been; Ah tho' his worth unknown, far happier there, I ween, November chill blaws loud wi' angry sugh; The short'ning winter-day is near a close; The miry beasts retreating frae the pleugh; The black'ning trains o' craws to their repose: The toil-worn Cotter frae his labor goes, This night his weekly moil is at an end, Collects his spades, his mattocks, and his hoes, Hoping the morn in ease and rest to spend, And weary, o'er the moor, his course does haineward bend. At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; Th' expectant wee-things, toddlin, stacher through To meet their ' dad, ' wi' flichteriu noise an' glee. His wee bit ingle, blinkin bonilie, His clean hearth-stane, his thrifty wine's smile, The lisping infant prattling on his knee, Does a' his weary carking cares beguile, An' makes him quite forget his labor an' his toil. Belyve, the elder bairns come drapping in, At service out, amang the farmers roun'; Some ca' the pleugh, some herd, some tentie rin A cannie errand to a neibor town: Their eldest hope, their Jenny, woman-grown, In youthfu' bloom ? love sparkling in her e'e ...
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Title: Carlye's Essay on Burns
Publisher: General Books
Author: Thomas Carlyle
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1151665401
EAN: 9781151665409
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 96
Publish Date: 2009-12-26
Binding: Paperback

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