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" And sic a night he taks the road in As ne'er poor sinner was abroad in. The wind blew as 'twad blawn its last ; The rattling showers rose on the blast ; The speedy gleams the darkness swallowed; Loud, deep, and lang the thunder bellowed. "
The 55th artillery (C.A.C.) in the American expeditionary forces, France, 1918 - Page 200
by Frederick Morse Cutler - 1920 - 413 pages
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1798
...blawn its laft ; The rattling fhow'rs rofe on the blaft ; The fpeedy gleams the darknefs fwallow'd ; Loud, deep, and lang, the thunder bellowed : That night, a child might underftand, The Deil had bufinefs on his hand. N 4 Weel Weel mounted on his grey mare, Meg, A better...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions:

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Crafts & Hobbies - 1808
...the blast ; The speedy gleams the darkness swallow'd , Loud, deep, and lang, the thunder bellow'd : That night, a child might understand, The deil had business on his hand. Weel mounted on his grey mare, Meg, A better never lifted leg, Tam skelpit on through dub and mire,...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish uses - 1808
...the blast ; The speedy gleams the darkness swallow'd ; Loud, deep, and lang, the thunder beliow'd : That night a child might understand, The Deil had business on his hand. AVeel mounted on his grey mare^ Meg, A better never lifted leg, Tam skelpit on thro' dub an' mire,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Josiah Walker - 1811
...the blast ; The speedy gleams the darkness swallow'd; Loud, deep, and lung, the thunder bellow'd : That night, "a child might understand, The deil had business on his hand. Weel mounted on his grey mare, Meg, A better never lifted leg, Tam skelpit on thro' dub and mire, Despising...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...the blast : The speedy gleams the darkness swallow'd ; Loud, deep* and lang, the thunder bellow'd; That night, a child might understand, The deil had business on his hand. Weel mounted on his grey mare, Meg, A better never lifted leg, Tam skelpit on thro' dub and mire, Despising...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

England - 1819
...like school-boys. We IHVIDIAM GLOKIA SÜPEBAVIT. THE SHEPHERD'S CALENDAR. ( Continued from p. 75.) " That night a child might understand, The Deil had business on his hand." ON reaching home, I found our women folk sitting in woful plight. It is well known how wonderfully...
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 5

1819
...great hero of antiquity, INVIDIAM GLORIA SUPERÁVIT. THE SHEPHERD 8 CALENDAS. (Continued from p. 1&.} " That night a child might understand, The Deil had business on his band." ON reaching home, I found our wom«n-felk sitting in woful plight. It is well known how wonderfully...
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Winter Evening Tales: Collected Among the Cottagers in the South ..., Volume 2

James Hogg - Fiction - 1821
...heavens. Such a day and such a night may the eye of a shepherd never again behold! i I r CHAP. ii. " That night, a child might understand, The De'il had business on his hand." ON reaching home, I found our women folk sitting in woful plight. It is well known how wonderfully...
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The three perils of man; or, War, women, and witchcraft

James Hogg - 1822
...on the blast ; The speedy gleam the darkness swallowed, Loud, deep, and lung the thunder hellowed ; That night a child might understand The deil had business on his hand '. Tom o' Shunter. LONG was it before any of the astonished spectators opened their lips. The shock...
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The British poets, including translations

British poets - 1822
...on the blast; The speedy gleams the darkness swallow'd ; Loud, deep, and lang the thunder bellow'd: That night, a child might understand, The deil had business on his hand. Weel mounted on his grey mare, Meg, A better never lifted leg, Tam skelpit on thro' dub and mire, Despising...
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