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" But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam' o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek... "
New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British poets and ... - Page 202
by New elegant extracts - 1827
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786
...Implore his counfel and affifting might : * They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright.' VII. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 75

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1786
...Implore his etunftl, and affifting might, They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright." VII. But, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame....
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OF LITERARY JOURNAL

SEVERAL HANDS - 1786
...his counjcl, and aflifting might, They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright." VII. Bat, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; "Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fame errands, and convoy her hame....
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might . ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might . ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach, W. G. - English poetry - 1794
...Implore his council and affifting might : They never fought in vain that fought the LORD arighu. it ,11 But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door; Jenny wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor^ To do fome errands and convoy her hame, The wily mother...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect: By Robert Burns. In two volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - Poetry - 1798
...Implore his counfel and affifting might ; They never fought in vain that fought the ' LORD aright.' VII. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame, The wily Mother...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1800
...counfel and affifting might ; They never fought in vain, that fought the ' LORD aright.' ' VII. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily Mother...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1809
...new gown, Or deposite her. sair-won penny fee, To help her parents dear, if they in hardship be. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' die same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er die moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - Scottish poetry - 1804
...every stanza : the following may be selected on account of its moral as well as its poetical effect : But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ! Jenny,...flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek ; With heart-struck anxious care, enquires his name, While Jenny hafflins is afraid to speak ; Weel...
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