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" Wi' his last gasp his gab did gape; Five tomahawks, wi' bluid red-rusted; Five scimitars, wi' murder crusted; A garter, which a babe had strangled; A knife, a father's throat had mangled, Whom his ain son o... "
Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect - Page 198
by Robert Burns - 1794
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. ...

Robert Burns - 1793
...dead in their laft dreffes ; And by fome devilifh cantnu'p flight Each in his cauld hand htH a light By which heroic Tam was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet airns ; Twa fpan-Iang, wee, unchriften'd bairns ; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his laft gafp...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - 1798
...their laft drefles ; And by fome devilifh cantrip flight, Each in its cauld hand held a light. — By which heroic Tam was able To note upon the haly...new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his laft gafp his gab did gape ; Five Five tomahawks, wi' blude red-rufted ; Five fcymitars, wi' murder crufted ; A garter,...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...in their laft drefTes : And by fome devilifh cantrip flight, Each in its cauld hand held a light.— By which, heroic Tam was able To note upon the haly...bairns ; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his lafl gafp his gab did gape ; Five tomahawks, wi' blude red-rufted ; Five fcymitars, wi' murder crufted...
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - Ballads, English - 1801
...cupboards. 15 Shaw'd, shewed. '6 Cantrip, a charm, pr spell. '7 Cauld, cold. K 2 1O By which heroic Tarn was able To note upon the haly * table, A murderer's banes* in gibbet aims;3 Twa span-lang,4 wee,* unchristen'd bairns ; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape,6 Wi' his last gasp...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - Poets, Scottish - 1804
...dresses j And by some devilish cantrip slight, Each in its cauld hand held a light. By this heroic Tarn was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet airns ; Twa-span-lang, wee, unchristen'd bairns ; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape ; , Wi' his last...
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Views in North Britain: Illustrative of the Works of Robert Burns ...

James Sargant Storer, John Greig (engraver) - Scotland - 1805 - 61 pages
...dresse*; And by some devilish cantrip slight. Each in its cauld hand held a light; By which heroic Tarn was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet aims ; Twa span-lang, wee, unchristen'd bairns; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his last gasp, his" gab did...
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Views in North Britain: Illustrative of the Works of Robert Burns

James Storer, John Greig - Scotland - 1805 - 61 pages
...dresses; And by some devilish cantrip slight, Each in its cauld hand held a light, By which heroic Tarn was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet aims; Tvva span-lang, wee, unchristen'd bairns; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his last gasp, his gab...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...dresses ; And by some devilish cantrip slight, Each in its cauld hand held a light. — By \vJiioh heroic Tam was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet airns ; Twa-span lang, wee, unchristen'd bairns ; A thief, new-cutteU frae a rape, \Vi' his last gasp...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish Muses - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 230 pages
...their last drc-scs ; An' Iiy some dev'lish cantrip slight, Kacb in its cauld hand held a light — By which heroic Tam was able, To note upon the haly table, A murd'rer's hanes in gibbet airns ; Twa span-lang, wee, unchristen'd hairns 5 A thief new-cutted frae...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...in their last dresses ; And by some devilish cantrip slight, Each in its cauld hand held a light.— By which, heroic Tam was able To note upon the haly table, A murderer's banes in gibbet aims ; Twa span-lang, wee, unchristen'd bairns ; A thief, new-cutted frae a rape, Wi' his last gasp his gab did...
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