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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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - English essays - 1844
...braw 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' 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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The Complete Works of Robert Burns

James Currie - 1845
...path ye gang astray, Implore his counsel and assisting might : They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright !' VII. But, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door, Jenny, wha kens the meanin go' the same, Tells how a neehor lad cam o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convey her hame....
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...shears, Gars mild claes look amaist as weel's the new ; The father mixes a' wi' admonition due. * * * * 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...Implore His counsel, an' assisting might; They never sought in vain, that sought the Lord aright!" 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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Poetry for Home and School ...

1846
...Implore his counsel and assisting might: They never sought in vain, that sought the Lord aright ! " 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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...braw 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' 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...Implore his counsel and assisting might : They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright ! " But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, * Fire. f By and by. J Heedful, cautious. Fine, handsome. || Sadly, sorely. f Inquires. **...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...Implore his counsel and assisting might : They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright '. 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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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...Implore his counsel and assisting might : They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright!" VI1 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 tho moor. To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...path ye gang astray, Implore his counsel and assisting might: They never sought in vain that sought cks each thought chain'd down by coward art, o full day the latent 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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