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" The rank is but the guinea-stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. "
The Andromache of Euripides - Page 62
by Euripides - 1906 - 151 pages
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 627 pages
...pass him by; We daur be puir for a' that. For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that, The rank is but the guinea-stamp— The man's the gowd for a' that. Wear hoddin-grey, and a' that ? Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine; What though on hamely...
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The Scottish Songs, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Ballads, Scots - 1829 - 627 pages
...pass him by; We daur be puir for a' that. For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that, The rank is but the guinea-stamp— The man's the gowd for a' that. Wear hoddin-grey, and a' that ? Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine; What though on hamely...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 1

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - Ballads, Scots - 1834
...aboon his might, Gude faith he mauna fa' that; For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure and a' that; The rank is but the guinea-stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that." Those who judge of the peace of mind and happiness of the Poet by the sentiments of affection and rapture...
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The works of Robert Burns; with his life, by A. Cunningham, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...aboon his might, Gude faith he mauna fa' that; For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure and a' that; The rank is but the guinea-stamp. The man's the gowd for a' that." Those who judge of the peace of mind and happiness of the Poet by the sentiments of affection and rapture...
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Lord Roldan

Allan Cunningham - 1836
...sir," said the stranger, with emphasis: "I am but a man—for I hold with the bard of Caledonia:— ' The rank is but the guinea-stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that.' And I have been where that is the text, from which the great moral and philosophic sermon of human...
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Lord Roldan: A Romance, Volumes 1-2

Allan Cunningham - English fiction - 1836
...sir," said the stranger, with emphasis : " I am but a man—for I hold, with the bard of Caledonia— ' The rank is but the guinea-stamp,' The man's the gowd for a' that.' And I have been where that is the text, from which the great moral and philosophic sermon of human...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 363 pages
...pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that. For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea-stamp — The man's the gowd for a' that." Had the poet lived in these latter days, he would likely have accepted the help of the new coinage...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 13

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - 1828
...meanest of his friends, or even his acquaintances, how could he have read, when written, his own two bold lines— " The rank is but the guinea-stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that ?" Besides, we know from Burns's poetry what was then the character of the people of Scotland, for...
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The life and writings of George Washington Doane [ed.] by W.C. Doane

George Washington Doane (bp. of New Jersey.) - 1861
...That hang* his head, and a'that ? The coward stare, we pass him by ; We dare be poor, for a' tha " The rank is but the guinea-stamp: The man's the gowd, for a' that.* " A king can mak' a belted knight, A Marquis, Duke, and a' that; Bat an honest man's aboon his might:...
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DANTE'S DIVINA COMMEDIA.

MRS. RAMSAY - 1863
...the fellow, And all the rest is leather and prunella." And a little later a Scotch ploughman sang : " The rank is but the guinea-stamp, The man's the gowd, for a' that." And in our own day, from one yet among us, have we not heard a melodious echo of the words of the old...
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