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" Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round, like open presses, That... "
Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets - Page 44
1831
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1834
...vow ! Tarn saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance; Nae cotillion brent new frae'France. But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life...winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape <>" beast ; A lowzio tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd the...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1835 - 260 pages
...the light ; And, vow ! 7am saw an unco night ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon hrent new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-hunker in the east, There sat auld Nick in shape o' heast j A towzie tyke, hlack, grim, and...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...forward on the light ; And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillion brent new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys,...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...forward on the light ; And, vow ! Tarn saw an uneo sight ! Warloeks and witches in a danee; Nae eotillion brent new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs. strathspeys,...A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them musie was his charge : He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl. Till roof and rafters a' did dirl....
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - 1837 - 425 pages
...witches in a dance « Nae cotillion brent new frae Frabct, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspey«, and гкЩ Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape. 6' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin, John Frost - 1838 - 732 pages
...the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light ; And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! .z W 4 0{ / } C q ګJ7> ~hĽk^ эF[ x i !kz; ...嬁 ڻA x n 9 ѕ Z yi u 2 Q c a : ' E ( o # W & : He screw'd the pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
...heel and hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light ; And, vow .' Tarn saw an unco sight ! t only toucheth thee : But, och ! I backward cast...wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting : He screw 'd the pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a* did dirl. — Coffins stood...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
...the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light; And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight! Warlocks and witches in a dance; Nae cotillon brent...and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the cast, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music...
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The Works of Robert Burns, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1840 - 584 pages
...forward on the light ; And wow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillion brent new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. At winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim,...
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The Monthly Review

1841
...itself: — " The question is what business ? Was it a ball given on the anniversary of the Fall ? " ' There sat auld Nick in shape o' beast ,; A towzie...black, grim, and large To gie them music was his charge :' and pray who is to pay the piper ? We fear that young witch Nannie ! ' For Satan glower'd, and fidg'd...
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