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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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Thoughts on the poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 318 pages
...dark, The moving why they do it : And just as lamely can ye mark. How far perhaps they rue it. Wha 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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The Churchman's companion

1850
...and charitable are his observations on the subject in hand, especially the concluding verse : " Wha 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 Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - Literary Criticism - 1847 - 635 pages
...ye mark. How far perhaps they rue it. * All 0» reu. 1 Both. m AwkwtnL • Л UUIc, > imall milter. Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows each chord— its various tone Łach spring — its various bias : Then at the balance let 's be mute, We never can adjust it: What...
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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...equally as pointed as Pope, and infinitely superior to him in every other quality of a didactic poet. " 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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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1848 - 436 pages
...brother man, Still gentlier sister woman, Though they may gang a kenuin wrong ; To step aside is human. " Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord, its various tone, Each spring, its various bias." " To gild refined gold, to paint the rose, Or add fresh perfume to the violet...
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An essay on English poetry, with notices of the British poets [ed. by P ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848
...brother man, Still gentlier sister woman, Though they may gang a kenuin wrang ; To step aside is human. " Who made the heart, '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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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...equally as pointed as Pope, and infinitely superior to him in every other quality of a didactic poet. "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...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart, James Currie - Poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...To step aside is human : One point must still be greatly dark, The moving why they do it ; And just as lamely can ye mark, How far perhaps they rue it....heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us, He knows ".i.'li chord — its various tone, Each spring — its various bias : Then at the balance let's IK;...
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Redwood: A Tale

Catharine Maria Sedgwick - American fiction - 1850 - 457 pages
...left the party to pursue their design, while he gave the rein to his own meditations. CHAPTER XIV. " Who made the heart, 'tis he alone Decidedly can try us ; He knows each chord—its various tone, Each spring—its various bias." BURNS. WE must now leave the party at Eton,...
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