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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 Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Scotland - 1847 - 379 pages
...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 their noblest aim ; Perhaps Dundee's wild warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs worthy of the...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And ' Let ut wonhip God !' he says with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They...warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy o' the name . Or noble Elgin beets the heav'uward flame, The sweetest far o' Scotia's holy lays : Conipar'd...
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Narrative of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - 1848
...Peter's manly voice led the humble choir within, that beautiful stanza of Burns's Saturday Night : — " They chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They tune their hearts, hy far the noblest aim," &c. It was near the dinner-hour before we reached the house, and presently...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1855
...voice led the humble choir within, that beautiful stanza of Burns's ' Saturday Night,' 'They chaunt their artless notes In simple guise; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim,' &c." It was Peter Mathieson's arm that administered "that respectful shove" to the literary Earl of...
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The Guardian, Volumes 14-15

Conduct of life - 1863
...Zion glide, He wales a portion with judicious care ; And lei 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 feeds the heavenward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays : Compared with these, Italian trills...
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the ...

United States. 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, United States. Congress - 1958 - 211 pages
...• • 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...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...
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Memorial Services Held in the Senate and House of Representatives of the ...

United States. 85th Cong., 2d sess., 1958, United States. Congress - 1958 - 211 pages
...* * • 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...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...
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The Teaching Ministry of the Church: An Examination of the Basic Principles ...

James D. Smart - Religion - 1954 - 207 pages
...father with the big family Bible before him, " And ' Let us worship God I' he says, with solemn air. They chant their artless notes in simple guise; They...rise, Or plaintive ' Martyrs,' worthy of the name. The priest-like father reads the sacred page, How Abram was the friend of God on high; Or Job's pathetic...
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Introducing a New Hymnal: How to Improve Congregational Singing

James Rawlings Sydnor - Music - 1989 - 132 pages
...psalms in his poem "The Cotter's Saturday Night." The father reads scripture and then, writes Burns, They chant their artless notes in simple guise: They...plaintive "Martyrs," worthy of the name; Or noble "Elgin" beets [feeds] the heavenward flame, The sweetest far of Scotia's holy lays. Burns comments on this...
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