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" But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek... "
Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect: By Robert Burns. In two volumes. A ... - Page 6
by Robert Burns - 1798
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786
...obey ; V. ' And O! be fure to fear the LORD alway ! * And mind your duty, duely, morn and night ! * Left in temptation's path ye gang aftray, ' Implore...kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily Mother fees the confcious flame...
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Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1786 - 240 pages
...duely, morn and night ! ' Left in temptation's path ye gang aftray, * Implore his counfel and aflifting might: ' They never fought in vain that fought the...kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily Mother fees the confcious flame...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 75

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1786
...your duty s duely, morn and night ! Left in temptation's path ye gang aftray, Implore his etunftl, and affifting might, They never fought in vain that...comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame....
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OF LITERARY JOURNAL

SEVERAL HANDS - 1786
...his counjcl, and aflifting might, They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright." VII. Bat, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; "Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fame errands, and convoy her hame....
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might .• ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny,...kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily Mother fees the con/clous flame...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might .• ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door; Jenny,...kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily Mother fees the con/clous flame...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...A3 'Left ' Left in temptation's path ye gang aftray, ' Implore his counfel and affifting might ; f They never fought in vain, that fought the ' LORD...o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hamc. The wily Mother fees the confcious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flufh her cheek ; With heart-ftruck...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1809
...new gown, Or deposite her. sair-won penny fee, To help her parents dear, if they in hardship be. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' die same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er die moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - Poets, Scottish - 1804
...every stanza : the following may be selected on account of its moral as well as its poetical effect : But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ! Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1804
...never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright. VII. But harkl a rap comes gently to the door, Jftmy, wha kens the meaning o' the fame! Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do Come errands, and convoy her hame. The wily Mother fees the confciouc flame...
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