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The prose works of Robert Burns - Page 100
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 42

History - 1801
...compoled the laft Cong I fliould ever meafure in Caledonia, " Tiic gloomy Night is gathering laft," when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine overthrew all ray fchemes, by opening new profpe^js to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1800
...I had composed " the last song I should ever measure in Caledo" nia, The gloomy night is gathering fast,* when " a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend...my schemes, by opening new " prospects to my poetic ambition.-f- The doc" tor belonged to a set of critics, for whose ap" plause I had not dared to hope....
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Annual Register, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...cem poled the laft fong I mould ever meafure in Caledonia, " The . gloomy Night is gathering faft," when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my fchemes, by opening new profpecls to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics for...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1801
...had compofed the laft fong I fliould ever meafure in Caledonia, The gloomy nrplit is gathering fa-, when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my fch(.mes, by opening new profpels to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a fet of critics,...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy Night is gathering fait, when a letter from Dr Blaeklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." GotitoE- At the time when Burns, in consequence of Dr Blackdioburgh. lock's suggestion, arrived in...
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The works of Robert Burns: with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns, Mr. Thomson (George) - 1806
...ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast,* when a letter from Dr. filacklock, to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. t The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...composed the last song I should ever measure iu Caledonia : - The gloomy night is gathering farf,' when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine,...applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that I wotiUI meet with encouragement at Edinburgh, for a second ediiipn, fired me so much, that away I posted...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns, James Currie - Scotland - 1814 - 415 pages
...sehemes, hy opening new prospeets to my poetie amhitiout. The doetor l,elonged to n set of erities, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion, that I would meet with eneouragement in Edinhurgh for a seeond edition, fired me so mueh, that away I posted for that eity,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1816
...Greenock ; I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast, when a letter from Dr Blacklock, to a friend...The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose ap plause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh...
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The works of Robert Burns: with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns, Gilbert Burns - Scotland - 1820
...Greenock ; I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast * when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend...my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition.f The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause * See vol. iv. t See vol. ii....
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