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" Ilk happing bird, wee, helpless thing ! That, in the merry months o' spring, Delighted me to hear thee sing, What comes o... "
Paisley Burns Clubs 1805-1893 - Page 286
1893 - 336 pages
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1800
...term of compassion and endearment.. Having lamented their fate, he proceeds in the following manner. " Ilk happing bird — wee, helpless thing! " That,...thee sing, " What comes o' thee ? " Whare wilt thou cow'r thy chittering wing, " An' close thy e'e)" Other reflections of the same nature occur to his...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...thro' the drift, deep-lairing fprattle, Beneath a fear. Ilk Ilk happing bird, wee, helplefs thing I That, in the merry months o' Spring, Delighted me to hear thee fing, What comes o' thee ! Whare wilt thou cow'r thy chittering wing, An' clofe thy e'e ? Ev'n you...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 48

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Henry Reeve, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1828
...' I thought me on the ourie cattle, Or silly sheep, wha bide this brattle O' wintry war ; Or thro' the drift, deep-lairing, sprattle, Beneath a scaur....Delighted me to hear thee sing, What comes o' thee ? Where wilt thou cow'r thy chittering wing, And close thy ee ?' The tenant of the mean hut, with its...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1806
...the following manner: " Ilk happing bird—wee, helpless thing ! That, in the merry months o' spriug, Delighted me to hear thee sing, What comes o' thee ? Whare wilt thou cow'r thy cluttering wing, An' close thy e'e ?" Other reflections of the same nature occur to his mind...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions:

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 153 pages
...drift, deep-lairing sprattle, ilk happing bird, wee, helpless thing, That, in the merry mouths <,' spring, Delighted me to hear thee sing, What comes o' thee! Whare wilt thou cow'r thy cluttering wing, An' close thy e'e? Kv'n you on murd'ring errands toil'd, Lone from your...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...sheep, wha bide this brattle O' winter war, And thro' the drift, deep-Iairiog sprattle, Beneath a scar. Ilk happing bird, wee, helpless thing, That, in the...hear thee sing, What comes o' thee ! Whare wilt thou cow'r thy chittering wing, An' close thy e'e? The blood-stain'd roost, and sheep-cote spoil'd, My heart...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns, Josiah Walker - 1811
...wha bide this brattle O' winter war, And thro' the drift, deep-lairing sprattle, Beneath a scar. Uk happing bird, wee, helpless thing ! That, in the merry...hear thee sing, What comes o' thee ! Whare wilt thou tow'r thy chittering wing, An' close thy e'e ? Ev'n you on murd'ring errands toil'd, Lone from your...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Josiah Walker - 1811
...has been more than expir ated by the merciless lash of the elements. Ilk happing bird, wee, helpless That in the merry months o" spring Delighted me to hear thee sing, What comes o5 thee ? "VVhare wilt thou cowr thy chittring wing And close thy e'e I Ev'n yon on mnrd'rlng errands...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...brattle O' winter war, And thro' the drift deep lairing sprattle, Beneath a scar. Ilk happing hird, wee helpless thing, That, in the merry months o' spring, Delighted me to bear thee sing, What comes o' thee ! Whare wilt thou cow'r thy chittering wing, An" close thy e'c ?...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1815
...winter war, And thro' the drift, deep-lairing sprastfe, Beneath a sear. Ilk happing bird, wee, helplest thing, That, in the merry months o' spring, Delighted me to hear thee sing, What eomes o' thee ? Whare wilt thou eow'r thy ehittering wing, Ev'n you en murd'ring errands toil'd, Juune...
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