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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 Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - 1849 - 425 pages
...1-itit hornpipes. jigs, Ktrathtpeys and reels, Put life and mettle in their hi-cU A winnock-bunkcr in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : fie screw'd his pipes and girt 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 ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 760 pages
...ventured forward on the light; And, vow ! Tarn saw an. unco si^ht! Warlocks and witches in a dance i call to mind how, fresh and green, I saw thee waking...Hart, late Carey & Hart" Aikin John" John Aikin( He screw'd the pipes, and g;xrt them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.— Coffins stood round...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventur'd forward on the light ; And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and meltfe in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...vow ! Tam saw an nnco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance; Nae cotillion brent new frae B'ranee, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys , and reels, Put...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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - 1852
...heel and hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light -, And, vow ! Tarn saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzic tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes, and gart...
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The Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - 1852 - 300 pages
...dealings of the LORD with men, Some things there are beyond our human ken. Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life an mettle in their heels. A winnock bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1854 - 524 pages
...the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventur'd forward on the light, And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance, — Nae cotillon...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his pipes, and gart them skirl Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...question—the question is what business ? Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke,...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 glow'r'd, and fidged...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...question — the question is what business ? Was it a ball given him on the anniversary of the Fall ? " There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke,...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 glow'r'd, and fidged...
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the complete works of robert burns containing his poems, songs, and ...

allan cunningham - 1855
...forward on the light; And wow ! Tarn 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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