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" An' cranreuch cauld ! But Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an "
CARLYLE'S ESSAY ON BURNS - Page 77
by WILLARD C. GORE - 1915
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...be vain : The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd...prospects drear ! An' forward, tho' I canna see, I gue ss an' fear. A WINTER WINTER NIGHT. Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...be vain : The best laid schemes o' niice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present ouly toucheth thee : But, och ! I backward cast my e'e, On prospects drear I .An' forward, tho' I canna...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...be vain : The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd...drear! An' forward, tho' I canna see, I guess an' fear. TO A MOUNTAIN DAISY, On turning one down with the Plough in April, 1786* WEE, modest, crimson-tipped...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...be vain : The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy, Still thou art blest, compar'd...! An' forward, tho' I canna see, I guess an' fear ! WINTER NIGHT. " Poor naked wretches, whercsoe'cr yon arc, '• That bide the pelting of this pityless...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

George Gleig - 1812 - 70 pages
...proving foresight may be vain ; The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy. '.' Still...backward cast my e'e On prospects drear ! An' forward, though I canna see, I guess an'jfear." THE first stanza of The Winter Night is perhaps the finest description...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

1812 - 70 pages
...laid schemes o' mice an' men • Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promised joy. " Still thou art blest compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee ; But, och i I backward cast my o'e On prospects drear ! An' forward, though I canna SKI; I guess arffear." THE...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life , and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1813
...be vain : The best laid schemes. o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present only toueheth thee : But, Och ! I backward cat my e'e On prospects drear ! An' forward, tho' I canna see,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain For promis'd joy. Still than art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee: But, och ! I hackward cast my e'e, On prospects drear 1 An' forward, tho' I cauna see, I guess an' fear. A WINTER...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1816
...grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me! The present only toueheth thee : But, och ! I backward cast my e'e On prospects drear ! An' forward, tho' I.canna see, I guess an'Jear. WINTER NIGHT. Poor nakeH wretchei, vfiercioe'er you an. That tide tItc...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...grief an' pain For prom is'd joy ! Still thuu art blest, conipar'd wi' me ! The present only touchelh thee: But, och ! I backward cast my e'e On prospects drear ! An' forward, though I canna see, 1 guess an' fear. l6g. Ti, a Mountain Daisy, on turning one down with the Plough,...
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