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" This cultivated the latent seeds of poetry ; but had so strong an effect on my imagination, that to this hour, in my nocturnal rambles, I sometimes keep a sharp look-out in suspicious places; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters,... "
The prose works of Robert Burns - Page 84
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1800
...phy to shake off these idle terrors. The ear" liest composition that I recollect taking plea" sure, in was The Vision of Mirza, and a hymn " of Addison's, beginning, How are thy Servants tf blest, 0 Lord ! I particularly remember one " half-stanza which was music to my...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1806
...sometimes keep a sharp lookout in suspicious places; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of...I recollect taking pleasure in, was The Vision of Mitza, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, How are thy Servanls blest, >0 Lord.' I particularly remember...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - Songs, English - 1811 - 472 pages
...sometimes keep a sharp look-out in suspicious places; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of philosophy to shake oil' these idle terrors." (See Dr. Currie's Edition of Burn's Works. Vol. I. P. 37.) liere, likewise,...
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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
...suspieious plaees ; and though nohody ean he more seeptieal than I am in sueh matters, yet it often lakes an effort of philosophy to shake off these idle terrors. The earliest eomposition that I ree-olleet taking pleasure in, was The Vision of Mir-n, and a hymn of Addison's,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1816
...sometimes keep a sharp lookout in suspicious places : and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of...I recollect taking pleasure in, was The Vision of Mirzrt, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, How are iliy. * Idiot for idiotic. servants llest, 0 Lord!...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...sometimes keep a sharp look out in suspicious places : and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters^ yet it often takes an effort of...of Mirza, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, How are thy servants blest, O Lord! I particularly remember one half-stanza, which was music to my boyish...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...sometimes keep a sharp look out in suspicious places : and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of...of Mirza, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, How are thy servants blest, O Lord ! I particularly remember one half-stanza, which was music to my boyish...
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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
...sometimes keep a sharp look out in suspicious places ; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I HIII in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of philosophy...these idle terrors. The earliest composition that J recollect taking pleasure in, was The Vision of Mirza, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, How are...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...sometimes keep a sharp look-out in suspicious places ; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of...of Mirza, and a hymn of Addison's, beginning, ' How are thy servants blest, 0 Lord !' I particularly remember one half-stanza which was music to my boyish...
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The Oxford Entertaining Miscellany, Or, Weekly Magazine ..., Volume 1

1824
...sometimes keep a sharp look-out in suspicious places ; and though nobody can be more sceptical than I am in such matters, yet it often takes an effort of...of Mirza, and a Hymn of Addison's beginning, "How are thy servants blest, O Lord !" I particularly remember one half-stanza which was music to my boyish...
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