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" Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays; Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't; Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rays, Wi' bickerin, dancin dazzle ; Whyles cookit underneath the braes, Below the spreading... "
Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect - Page 191
by Robert Burns - 1800 - 287 pages
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 4

1786
...lairds lent act at a burn f , To dip her left fart^flteve in, ' .". Was bent that night. XIII. Whiles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; ' i Whyles round a r«cky fear itftray*; j Whylei in a wield it dimpl't ; Whyles glitter 'd to the...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...the temptation to describe so beautiful a natural object by moon-light, was not to be resisted — " Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays " As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; " Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; " Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't ; " Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rays, " Wi' bickering,...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...of tliis, the following lines may be produced, which иге ˇis sweet and wild as they are rude : Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it whimpl't ; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays, Whyles in a well it dimpl't ; Whvles giitter'd to ihe...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...more, for this is a social spell, to a south running spring or rivulet, where " three ' lairds' lands XXV. Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; > Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't ; Whyles glitter' d to the nightly rays, Wi' bickering,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Life of Robert Burns, criticism on his writings ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...the temptation to describe so beautiful A natural object by moon-light, was not to be resisted — " Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't ; Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rays, Wi' bickering,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - 1808
...scrievin, Whare three laird's lands met at a burn '+, To dip her left sark-slceve in, Was bent that night. Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; Whyles in a wiel it dimpl't ; Whyles glitter' d to the nightly rays, Wi' bickering,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...scrievin, Whare three lairds' lands met at a burn *, To dip her left sark-sleeve in, Was bent that night. XXV. Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; Whyles in a weil it dimpl't ; Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rays, Wi' bickerin,...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...joke-klkw, Where three lairds' lands met at a burn,* To dip her left sark-sleeve io, Was bent that night. Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't, Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; \Vhyles in a wicl it dimpl't; Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rays, Wi' hickering...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1815
...figure of the grand objeet In question, will eome and turn the sleete, as if to dry the ether side of it. XXv. Whyles owre a linn the burnie plays, As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; Whyles round a roeky sear it si rays : Whyles in a wiel it dimpl*t ; Whyles glitter'd to the nightly rayt, Wi' biekering,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life ..., Issue 670, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1816
...temptation to describe so beautiful a natural object by moonlight^ was not to be resisted — " Whyles owrc a linn the burnie plays As thro' the glen it wimpl't ; Whyles round a rocky scar it strays ; Whyles in a wiel it dinipl'ti Whyles glitter'd to the nightly ray?, Wi' bickering...
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