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" I had been for some days skulking from covert to covert, under all the terrors of a jail; as some ill-advised people had uncoupled the merciless pack of the law at my heels. I had taken the last farewell of my few friends; my chest was on the road to... "
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Page 227
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
..." was on the road to Greenock, I had composed " the last song I should ever measure in Caledo" nia, The gloomy night is gathering fast,* when " a letter...my schemes, by opening new " prospects to my poetic ambition.-f- The doc" tor belonged to a set of critics, for whose ap" plause I had not dared to hope....
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - 1805
...from covert to covert, under all the terrors of a jail ; as some ill-advised people had uncoupled all the merciless pack of the law at my heels. I had taken...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." i Oo to E- At the time when Burns, in consequence of Dr Black4wburgh. iock.'s suggestion, arrived...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - 1805
...road to Greenock ; I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, Tie gloomy Nigbt is gathering fast, when a letter from Dr Blacklock...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." At the time when Burns, in consequence of Dr Black¡o^'s suggestion, arrived in Edinburgh, his poems...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - 1805
...should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy Night is gathering fait, when a letter from Dr Blaeklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." GotitoE- At the time when Burns, in consequence of Dr Blackdioburgh. lock's suggestion, arrived in...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1806
...wind." " I had been for some days skulking from covert to covert, under all the terrors of a jail; as some ill-advised people had uncoupled the merciless...my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition.t The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Life of Robert Burns, criticism on his writings ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gathering fast,* when a letter from Dr. filacklock, to a friend of mine, overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. t The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 264 pages
...composed the last song I should ever measure iu Caledonia : - The gloomy night is gathering farf,' when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine,...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The Doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...Greenock, I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night is gat heriag fast,* when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion, that...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

1819
...the wind." I had been for some days sculking from covert to covert, under all the terrors of a jail ; as some ill-advised people had uncoupled the merciless...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia. The gloomy night is gathering fait, when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of mine...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that...
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