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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... "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 227
by Englishmen - 1836
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Lives of Great and Celebrated Characters of All Ages and Countries ...

1860 - 767 pages
...in the wind. I had been some days skulking 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." This was a recommendation to him to proceed to Edinburgh, to superintend the publication of a second...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

1860
...I had taken farewell of my few friends ; my chest was on the road to Greenook ; I had composed tho last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, ' The...schemes by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a, set of critics for whoso applause I had not dared to hope. J us opinion that...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1865
... The gloomy night is gathering fast : when a letter from Dr. Blacklock to a friend of page line mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition.' The song was printed in the first Edinburgh edition. 199 9 The 'Farewell' was printed in the Kilmarnock...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1865 - 445 pages
...road to Greenock, and I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia page line mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition.' The song was printed in the first Edinburgh edition. 199 9 The 'Farewell' was printed in the Kilmarnock...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1866
...ever measure in Caledonia, ' The gloomy night is gathering fast,' when a letter from Dr. Blaeklock to a friend of mine overthrew all my schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition." The publication of his Poems, which took place about August 1786,* was attended by most gratifying...
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First Loves: With Sketches of the Poets ...

Samuel M. Kennedy - 1867 - 502 pages
...few friends ; my chest was on the road to Greenock ; I had composed the last song I should ever write in Caledonia, 'The gloomy night is gathering fast,'...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. His opinion that I would meet with encouragement in Edinburgh for a second edition, fired me so much...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1868 - 636 pages
...Clyde, for 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...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. The doctor belonged to a set of crities for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion, that...
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Three Household Poets

John Tomlinson - 1869 - 174 pages
...to maintain, or give security for the maintenance of, his twin children by Jean Armour]. I had taken farewell of my few friends; my chest was on the road...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 Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1869 - 612 pages
...to Greenock ; I had composed the last song I should ever measure in Caledonia, The gloomy night was gathering fast,' when a letter from Dr. Blacklock,...schemes, by opening new prospects to my poetic ambition. Tho Doctor belonged to a set of critics, for whose applause I had not dared to hope. His opinion that...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns, Issue 351

Robert Burns - 1870
...the 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...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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