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" This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting myself, for want of money to procure my passage. As soon as I was master of nine guineas, the price of wafting me to the torrid zone, I took a steerage passage in the first ship that was to... "
The prose works of Robert Burns - Page 100
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...expenses deducted, near twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenturing myself for want of money to procure my passage. As...steerage passage in the first ship that was to sail for the Clyde, ' For hungry ruin had me in the wind.'" The ship sailed ; but Burns was still at Mossgiel,...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...seasonably, as I was thinking of indenturing myself for want of money to procure my passage. As 4* soon as I was master of nine guineas, the price of...steerage passage in the first ship that was to sail for the Clyde, ' For hungry ruin had me in the wind.'" The ship sailed ; but Burns was still at Mossgiel,...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...besides, I pocketed, all expenses deducted, nearly twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting myself, for want of money...the price of wafting me to the torrid zone, I took a steerage-passage in the first ship that was to sail from the Clyde ; for 'Hungry ruin had me in the...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed

Robert Burns - History - 1856
...besides, I pocketed, all expenses deducted, nearly twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting myself, for want of money...of nine guineas the price of wafting me to the ton-id zone I took a steerage-passage in the first ship that was to sail from the Clyde ; for "...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - Literary Criticism - 1856 - 524 pages
...seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting nu - 1 1 1', for want of money, to procure my passage. Aa soon as I was master of nine guineas, the price of...the torrid zone, I took a steerage passage in the firet ship that was to sail from the Clyde, for 'Hungry ruin had me in the wind.' " I had been for...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier

John Wilson - 1857
...expenses deducted, near twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenturing myself for want of money to procure my passage. As...steerage passage in the first ship that was to sail for the Clyde, ' For hungry ruin had me in the wind.'" The ship sailed; but Burns was still at Mossgiel,...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857
...expenses deducted, near twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenturing myself for want of money to procure my passage. As...steerage passage in the first ship that was to sail for the Clyde, ' For hungry ruin had me in the wind.' " The ship sailed ; but Burns was still at Mossgiel,...
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Works: Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenturing myself for want of money to procure iny passage. As soon as I was master of nine guineas,...steerage passage in the first ship that was to sail for the Clyde, ' For hungry ruin had me in the wind.'" The ship sailed; but Burns was still at Mossgiel,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS ROBERT BURNS

1859
...besides, I pockBted, all expenses deducted, nearly twenty pounds. Thii sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting myself, for want of money,...sail from the Clyde, for * Hungry ruin had me in the wind.5 " I had been for some days skulking from covert to covert, under all the terrors of a jail ;...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 337 pages
...besides, I pocketed, all expenses dedueted, nearly twenty pounds. This sum came very seasonably, as I was thinking of indenting myself, for want of money,...passage in the first ship that was to sail from the Clv-do; for " Hungry ruin had me in the wind." I had been for some daya skulking from covert to covert,...
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