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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 Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1870 - 612 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...grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge ; He screw'd the pipes and garf them skirl,' Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl.'— • Coffins stood...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1870
...car'd ua 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...strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnoek-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; iso A towsie tyke, black, grim,...
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O'er the Atlantic : Or, A Journal of a Voyage to and from Europe : a Graphic ...

William E. Whyte - 1870 - 295 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. " As Tammie glowr'd, amaz'd and curious, The mirth and iun grew fast and furious ; The piper loud and...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Issue 351

Robert Burns - 1870
...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 6 in the east, There sat auld Niok, in shape o' beast ; A towzio tyke/ black, grim,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns,: Arranged in the ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1871
...unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillion brent new frae Franee, But horupipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle...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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...the heel and hand admonished, She ventured forward on the light ; And, wow ! Tarn saw an unco sight ! hand, — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers...agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low, reek Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...the heel and hand admonished, She ventured forward on the light ; And, wow ! Tarn saw an unco sight ! ы some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber...I, "or madam, truly your forgiveness I implore ; ; He screwed the pipes and gart them skiri Till roof an' rafter a' did dirl. Coffins stood round like...
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The Book of Scottish Readings in Prose and Verse from the Works of Popular ...

James Allan Mair - 1872 - 215 pages
...the light, And, wow, Tam saw an' unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance! Nae cotillon brent-new frae France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys and...Nick in shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, black, grim, an large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd his pipes, and gart them skirl, Till roof an'...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, ed. by C.C. Clarke

Robert Burns - 1872
...the heel and hand admonish'd, She ventured forward on the light ; And, wow ! Tam saw an unco sight ! Warlocks and witches in a dance ; Nae cotillon brent...hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and metal in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat Auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; 120 A...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volume 1

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1872
...monkey, whom he called Auerhahn (moor-cock). Burns, in Tain O'Stumfer, says: — "A winnock- bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast, A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large." 46. 'T is written: "/ the Beginning was the Word." "I need hardly point out to the reader how artfully...
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