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" And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn should die. They took a plough and plough'd him down, Put clods upon his head; And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful spring came kindly on, And showers began to fall... "
The School Board Readers: Standard III : Adapted to the Requirements of the ... - Page 18
1872 - 160 pages
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808
...plongh'd him down, Put clods upon his head, And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful spring came kindly on. And showers...began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns 'of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. IV. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. V. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...spring came kindly on, And shoiv'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore/urpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. * This is pnrtly composed on the plan...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1819
...hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful SPRING cam kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And...And he grew thick and strong, His head well armed wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. The sober AUTUMN entered mild, When he grew wan and...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When he...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surpris'd them all. IV. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. V. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...upon his head. And they hae sworn a solemn oath John Barleycorn was dead. But the cheerful Spring cam kindly on, and showers began to fall, John Barleycorn...and he grew thick and strong; His head well armed wi' pointed spears, that no one should him wrong. The sober Autumn entered mild, when he grew wan and...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again, . • And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When he...
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The Plays of Clara Gazul: Pseud. a Spanish Comedian; with Memoirs of Her Life

Prosper Mérimée - 1825 - 326 pages
...came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall : John Barleycorn got up again And sore surpris'd them nil. The sultry suns of summer came And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When he...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - 1868
...spring came kindly on, And show'rs began to fall ; John Barleycorn got up again. And sore surpris'd them all. The sultry suns of summer came, And he grew thick and strong, His head weel arm'd wi' pointed spears, That no one should him wrong. The sober autumn enter'd mild, When he...
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