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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 British Poets, Volume 2

1865
...Tam saw an unco sight! Warlocks and witches in a dance; Nae cotillon brent new frae France, b™ n But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life...mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, window-seat There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, shaggy dog...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With a Sketch of the Author's Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1865
...Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent new frae France, bran But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life...mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, window-seat There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, shaggy...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 546 pages
...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,...grim, and large — To gie them music was his charge ; He screwed the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...car'd na deils a boddle. no She ventur'd forward on the light ; And, vow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; 120 A towsie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 9

Penny readings - 1866
...brent-new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reela Put life and mettle in their heels. At winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick in...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1868 - 636 pages
...hand admonish'd, She ventur'd forward on the light ; And, vow! Tarn saw an unco sight ! Yv'arlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent new frae...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.-v Coffins stood round...
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Publications, Volume 1

1869
...beams were glancing, And loud resounded mirth and dancing. * * * * And wow ! Tam saw an unco' sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge. He screwed the pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl ; Coffins stood round...
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1869
...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...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1869 - 612 pages
...hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light ; And, vow 1 Tarn saw an unco1 sight ; Warlocks2 and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent new' frae...and reels, Put life and -mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker4 in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke,' black, grim,...
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Stewart's Quarterly, Volume 3

1869
...reformation is apparent in his appearance or deportment : " A winnock-bunker in the cast, There eat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, 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." Still, though the bestial...
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