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" To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. "
Parliamentary Debates: Senate and House of Representatives - Page 10019
by Australia. Parliament - 1902
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A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert ...

J. B. Reid - 1889 - 568 pages
...gay scenes must charm no more, . . . lb. Nor life nor soul was ever half so dear . To Clarinda. To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. To Dr. Blackteck. This life, sac far's I understand, Is a' enchanted fairy-land, . . . . Tf.S., 12....
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The Book of Robert Burns: Genealogical and Historical Memoirs of ..., Volume 1

Charles Rogers - Poets, Scottish - 1889
...he can, Will whyles do mair. But to conclude my silly rhyme (I'm scant o' verse and scant o 1 time), To make a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime My compliments to sister Buckie ; And eke the same to honest Lucky, I wat she is a daintie chuekie,...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1889
...not what's resisted.' Or in a belter strain yet, a strain, his admirers will say, unsurpassable : — 'To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife. That's the tme pathos and sublime Of human life.' There is criticism of life for you, the admirers of Burns will...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes Philological and Explanatory and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1889 - 486 pages
...ennoble life may be fonnd, he thinks, in the cottage; for mere tinsel and trappings he does not c^re : " To make a happy fire-side clime To weans and wife ; That's the trne pathos and snblime Of hnman life." Thns Bnrns, whilst a national and a nniversal poet, is yet...
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The Book of Robert Burns: Genealogical and Historical Memoirs of ..., Volume 2

Charles Rogers - 1890
...constituted the chief good. The great-grandson of the tenant at Brawlinmuir has expressed it thus : — To make a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. When the Poet, in the autumn of 1787, made his northern tour, he included in it Stonehaven and Laurencekirk,...
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The Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1884 - 636 pages
...that sparkled past it. In one of his poems he lays down the doctrine in express terms : — " To mak a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life." The poetry of a man so intensely humane is certain to come home to the bosoms and businesses of all...
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The Makers of Modern English: A Popular Handbook to the Greater Poets of the ...

William James Dawson - English poetry - 1890 - 375 pages
...of man. He has himself given excellent expression to this idea in his well-known lines : — To mak a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. There are certain passages in Burns's letters which do not exactly tally with this simplicity of nature,...
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The Tribe of Ishmael: Diagram, Accompanying Paper Read Before the National ...

Oscar Carleton McCulloch - Criminals - 1891 - 8 pages
...lent me." J IJ " He gives but little who gives but tears, He gives his best who aids and cheers." " To make a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life." Ill " He hath in souls like thine deposited A quenchless flame as calm and strong as dawn; Across the...
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Popular Science Monthly and World's Advance, Volume 68

Technology - 1906
...deep-seeing social reformer — exclaim : VOL. i/xviii. — 24. To make a happy fireside clime, For weans and wife; That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. For the want of the ' happy fireside clime ' the poor are doubtless themselves often to blame. Of the...
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A Selection from Scrutiny:

F. R. Leavis - Literary Criticism - 1968 - 328 pages
...we read: 1 The Use of Poetry, p. no. 2 Criterion, Vol. Ill, p. 162. 3 The Use of Poetry, p. 118. ' To make a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life. ' There is criticism of life for you, the admirers of Burns will say to us; there is the application...
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