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" To stan" or rin, Till skelp — a shot — they're aff, a' throw'ther, To save their skin. But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill... "
Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect - Page 34
by Robert Burns - 1800 - 287 pages
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...bring a Scotsman frae his hill, " Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,t " Say, such is royal George's will, " An' there's the foe, " He has nae thought but how to kill " Twa at a blow." Here the notion of danger rouses the imagination of the poet. He goes on thus : Nae * The jfutbor's...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...rin, Till skelp — a shot — they're aff', a throwther, To save their skin. But But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George s will, An' there's the foe, lie has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1806
...who drink the spirit of malt. The description of the Scotsman is humorous : " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,* Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." Here the notion...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808
...rin, Till skelp — a shot — they're aff, a' throwther, To save their skin. But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted...
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Arithmetical Questions on a New Plan: Intended to Answer the Double Purpose ...

William Butler - 1811 - 494 pages
...Bring but a Scotfman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gillt, Say, fuch is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill , Twa at a blow. BUKNI. The 4?d Regiment of Highlanders is complimented by their countryman, Sir Archy M*Sarcafm, in...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...rin, Till skelp — a shot ! — they're aff, a' throwther. To save their skin. But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe ; He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld, faint-hearted...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...lying flat, he wav'd his hat, And cried, God save the King, man." SKIRVING. " But bring a Scotchman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is Royal George's will, And there's the foe ; He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nae cauld faint-hearted...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

George Gleig - 1812 - 70 pages
...But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Hlghland gill, Say, such is royal GEORGE'S will, An' there's the foe ; He has nae thought but...to kill Twa at a blow. " Nae cauld, faint-hearted doublings tease him ; Death comes ! — wi' fearless eye he se,es him. 14 Wi' bluidy hand a welcome...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1812 - 448 pages
...proofs, has borne witness, That " bring a Briton fra liis hill, Say, such is Royal George's \\ill, And there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. IVae cauld, faint-hearted doublings tease him1; Death comes, \vi' fiarless eye he sees him; AVi' bloody...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

1812 - 70 pages
...effeminacy of those who drink wine, and live under " warmer skies," he adds, " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal GEORGE'S will, An' there's the foe ; He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. " Nae cauld,...
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