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" This warld's wealth when I think on, Its pride, and a' the lave o't ; Fie, fie on silly coward man, That he should be the slave... "
Cassell's Old and New Edinburgh: Its History, Its People, and Its Places
by James Grant - 1880
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1800
...but the first line, and part of the No. X. MR. BURNS TO MR. THOMSON. SONG. Tune— 11 1 HAD A HOUSE.' O Poortith cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 'twere na' for my Jeanie. , . O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...cutty-sarks run in your mind, Think, ye may buy the joys o'er dear, Remember Tam o' Shanter's mare. SONG. O POORTITH cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a* I could forgive, An' 'twere na for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...soul Be held in reverence by me. LXXIX. O POORTITH CAULD AND RESTLESS LOVE. AIR— I had ahorse, &c. O poortith cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortitli a" I could forgive, And 'twere na for my Jeanie, 0 why should fate such pleasure have, Life's...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...wrath ; Now they're crouse and canty baith ; Ha, ha, the wooing o't. O POORTITH. TUNE — / had a Hone. O POORTITH cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 't werena for my Jeanie. O, why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining?...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...Now they're crouse and canty baith. Ha, ha, the wooing o't. SONG. Tune, ' I had a bone.' O rim : rrni cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 'twere na for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...song had equalled this specimen, it would have merited a place in any collection. O POORTITH CAULD. O poortith cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An 't werena for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...will come again, my luve, Tho' it were ten thousand mile. LHI. . TUNE — / had a Horse. O POOIITITH cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 't werena for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...describing had then been my bliss, As now my distraction no words can express! TUNE—/ had a fiorse. O poortith cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 't werena for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...The joyless day how dreary ! It was na sae ye glinted by, POORTITH CAULD. Turn — " I had a horse." O POORTITH cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a I could forgive, An' 'twere na for my Jeany. CHORUS. O why should Fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 5

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
...readily> had invention failed. — ED.] No. X. BURNS TO G. THOMSON. SONG. Tune — " / had a Horse." I. 0 POORTITH cauld, and restless love, Ye wreck my peace between ye ; Yet poortith a' I could forgive, An' 'twere na' for my Jeanie. O why should fate sic pleasure have, Life's dearest bands untwining?...
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