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" tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. "
Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect - Page 51
by Robert Burns - 1869
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...rue it. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone The moving why they do it; And just as lamely can ye mark Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord its various tone Each spring its secret bias. Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 87

Literary Criticism - 1860
...the assumption of a rigid censorship. The gentle philosophy of Bums teaches us the truest charity. " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...; He knows each chord its various tone ; Each spring its various bias. * LORD HOLLAND'S Foreign Reminiirevcet. t Memoirt of the Whig Party, vol....
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

Literary Criticism - 1818
...they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark How far, perhaps, they rue it. Who made the heart, 'tis IK alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring, its various bias. Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...Still gentlier sister woman, " Though they may gang a kennan wrang ; " To step aside is human. * Who made the heart, 'tis he alone " Decidedly can...; " He knows each chord, its various tone, " Each spring its various bias." It is still more surprising, that a critic, capable of so eloquently developing...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 83

English literature - 1819
...gentlier sister woman, Though they may gang a kennan wrang; To step aside is human. Who made the lieart, 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord, its various tone, Each spring its various bias.' " It is still more surprising, that a critic, capable of so eloquently developing...
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The Works: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by Robert Anderson, Volume 6

John Moore - 1820
...repairing it by the most winning attentions to him afterwards. i' n. ' '; 2 s CHAPTER LXXXI. Who made the heart, 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we...
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Edward; various views of human nature, chiefly in England

John Moore, Robert Anderson - English literature - 1820
...desirous of repairing it by the niost winning attentions to him afterwards. TOL. tfi. ! c CHAPTER LXXXL Who made the heart, 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done we...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

English poetry - 1822
...To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving wAi/ they do it : And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it....Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord its various tout-, Each spring, its various bias : Tiien at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ;...
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The British poets, including translations

British poets - 1822
...greatly dark, The moving why they do it: And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try...us, He knows each chord its various tone, Each spring its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it; What's done...
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Memoirs, anecdotes, facts, and opinions,

Laetitia Matilda Hawkins, Henry Hawkins - 1824 - 415 pages
...are endowed like Burns and live no better, recollect the doctrine of one of his best stanzas: " Who made the heart 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord, its various tone, Each spring, its various bias : Then at the balance let's be mute, We never can adjust it ; What's done...
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