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" 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! "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 94
1905
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ESSAYS, HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL, POLITICAL, SOCIAL, LITERARY, AND ...

HUGH MILLER - 1865
...Scottish soldier animated for the contest by the inspiration of usquebagh : — " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,...He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." Now, here is a vigorous stanza, — terse, clear, epigrammatic, and charged with thought equally fitted...
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Hugh Miller - 1865
...Scottish soldier animated for the contest by the inspiration of usquebagh : — " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,...He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." Now, here is a vigorous stanza, — terse, clear, epigrammatic, and charged with thought equally fitted...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...throwther, To save their skin. But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, 20 Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the...He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Wi' bluidy han' a welcome gies him ; An' when he fa's, His latest draught o' breathin lea'es him In...
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PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES

1866
...Scottish poet represented the Highlander rising at the call of his country: ' 'But bring a Scotsman from 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." Now, sir, the speeches of the...
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Essays: Historical and Biographical, Political and Social, Literary and ...

Hugh Miller - 1869 - 495 pages
...Scottish soldier animated for the contest by the inspiration of usquebagh : — " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,...He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." Now, here is a vigorous stanza, — terse, clear, epigrammatic, and charged with thought equally fitted...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1869 - 612 pages
...Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,4 Say, such is royal George's will, An' there 's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow. Nao cauld, faint-hearted doubtings tease him ; Death comes, wi' fearless eye he sees him ; Wi' bluidy...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1870 - 158 pages
...or rin, Till skelp— a shot— they're, u' throwther, To save their skin. But bring a Scotsman frac his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say,...is royal George's will. An' there's the foe, He has пае thought hut how to kill Twa at a blow. Nao cauld, faint-hearted doublings tease him; licttth...
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Transactions, Volume 12

Gaelic Society of Inverness, Inverness Gaelic Society - 1886
...years later we find Burns claiming a similar virtue for Highland whisky : — " But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill,...He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." And again in that " tale of truth," "Tarn o' Shanter "— " Wi" tippenny we fear nae evil ; Wi' usquebae...
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Transactions, Volume 1, Issue 2; Volume 2

Inverness Gaelic Society - 1873
...sheep and deer. Here again : — " But bring a Scotsman frae his hitt, Clap in his cheek a Highlan' gill, Say such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe : He has na thought but how to kill Twa at a blow." There is siirely much in the little, that all he wants in...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 15; Volume 78

1872
...in a glory of color and life which puts all such ghostly painting to shame : "Bring a Scotsman from his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say,...there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill '1 wa at a blow. Nae cauld faint-hearted doublings tease him ; Death comes — wi' fearless eye he...
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