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" They chant their artless notes in simple guise; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim : Perhaps ' Dundee's ' wild warbling measures rise, Or plaintive *• Martyrs... "
The Genius and Character of Burns - Page 34
by John Wilson - 1845 - 222 pages
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life ..., Issue 673, Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1816
...glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And * Let us worship GOD !' he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim— icThen homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1818 - 331 pages
...glide, He wales a portion wi' judicious care ; And " Let us worship God ! " he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...hearts, by far the noblest aim : Perhaps Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name Or noble Elgin beets the heav'n-ward...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...notes in simple guise; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim: Perhaps Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name; Or noble Elgin beets the heav'n-ward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays: Compar'd with these, Italian trills...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And ' Let us teorship God !' he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They tune their hearts, by far the tioblest aim : Perhaps Dundee's wild warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 1

1821
...glide, He reads a portion with judicious care ; • And ".Let us worship God," he says. with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim. After which, The priest-like father reads the sacred page. How Ahrnm was the friend of God on high;...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...He wales a portion with judicious care; And ' Let us worship God !' he says, with solemn air. XIII. They chant their artless notes in simple guise . They...plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name : Or noble Elgin beets the heav'nward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays : Compar'd with these, Italian trills...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...glide, He wales a portion with judicious care; And *-Let usworship God !' he says,with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name : Or noble Elgin beets the heav'nward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays: Compar'd with these, Italian thrills...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 pages
...glide, He wales a portion wi' judicious care; And " Let us worship God !" he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...hearts, by far the noblest aim : Perhaps Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name; Or noble Elgin beets the heav'n-ward...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...He wales a portion with judicious care ; And ' Let us worship God !' he says, with solemn air. XIII. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name : Or noble Elgin beets the heav'nward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays : Compar'd with these, Italian trills...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And ' Let us worship God !' he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name : Or noble Elgin beets the heavenward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays : Compared with these, Italian thrills...
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