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" I have already more than once had occasion to refer to, has often told me that he was seldom more grieved, than when riding into Dumfries one fine summer evening about this time to attend a county ball, he saw Burns walking alone, on the shady side 'of... "
A history of England in the lives of Englishmen - Page 232
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...this provincial capital. All men's eyes were upon Burns. He was the standing marvel of the place ; A gentleman of that county, whose name I have already...more grieved, than when riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening, about this time, to attend a countyball, he saw Burns walking alone, on the shady...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1828 - 446 pages
...minister, as the most dangerous of all the apostles of sedition, — and to be shunned accordingly. A gentleman of that county, whose name I have already...more grieved, than when riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening, about this time, to attend a countyball, he saw Burns walking alone, on the shady...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Art - 1830 - 328 pages
...minister, as the most dangerous of all the apostles of sedition, — and to be shunned accordingly. A gentleman of that county, whose name I have already more than once had occasion to refer to, has told me, that he was seldom more grieved, than when, riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart, James Currie - Scotland - 1837 - 425 pages
...essence of which Dr. Currie, no doubt, thought it his duty, as a biographer. to extract and circulate. A gentleman of that county, whose name I have already more than ónix had occasion to refer to, has often told me, that he was seldom more grieved, than when riding...
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The life of Robert Burns: with a criticism on his writings ...

James Currie, Robert Burns - Literary Criticism - 1838 - 76 pages
...of society for his political opinions:—' " Mr David Macculloch, a son of the Laird of Ardwell, has told me, that he was seldom more grieved, than when, riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening, to attend a county ball, he saw Burns walking alone, on the shady side of the principal...
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The life and land of Burns

Allan Cunningham, Thomas Campbell - Literary Criticism - 1841 - 363 pages
...dishonor in the society of Burns, and branded him with their veto ; had, as we vulgarly say, cut him ! We find one passage in this work of Mr. Lockhart's,...has often told me that he was seldom more grieved, thnn when, riding into Dumfries one fine summer evening about this time to attend a county ball, he...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 206

1895
...his conversation. Lockhart relates this affecting incident. " Mr. David McCulloch, of Ardwell, said that he was seldom more grieved than when, riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening, to attend a county ball, he saw Burns walking alone, ou the shady side of the principal...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Carlyle - English essays - 1845 - 568 pages
...dishonour in the society of Burns, and branded him with their veto; had, as we vulgarly say, cut him ! We find, one passage in this work of Mr. Lockhart's,...will not out of our thoughts : "A gentleman of that country, whose name I have already more than once had occasion to refer to, has often told me that...
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The Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - Literary Criticism - 1845 - 122 pages
...picturesque—we allude to the tale told him by Davie Macculloch, son of the Laird of Ardwall. "He told me that he was seldom more grieved than when, riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening to attend a county ball, he saw Burns walking alone on the shady side of the principal...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart, James Currie - Poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...Currie, no doubt, thought it his duty, as a biographer, to extract and circulate. A gentleman ofthat county, whose name I have already more 'than once...more grieved, than when riding into Dumfries one fine summer's evening, about this time, to attend a county ball, he saw Burns walking alone, on the shady...
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