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" LANG hae thought, my youthfu' friend, A something to have sent you, Tho' it should serve nae ither end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps, it may turn out a sang, Perhaps, turn out a... "
A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character and Manners - Page 4
by Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1995 - 208 pages
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 95

English literature - 1825
...the humour strikes me, and you must expect nothing regular. " For how the sulijcct's theme may g;'"gi Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, 1'srhups turn out a sermon." Perhaps I may write you a description of a man of ton — perhaps a description...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1826
...have sent you, Tho' it should serve no other end Than just a kiud memento ; But how the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. tt. Ye'll try the world soon, my lad, For care and trouble set your thought, Ev'n when your end's attained...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...sent you, Though it should serve nae ither end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. Ye'll try the world soon, my lad, Ye'll find mankind an unco squad, And muckle they may grieve ye:...
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Chronicles of the Canongate;: The Highland widow. The two drovers

Walter Scott - 1827
...Scotland. I pledge myself to no particular line of subjects; but, on the contrary, say with Burns, Perhaps It may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. I have only to add, by way of postscript to these preliminary chapters, that I have had recourse to...
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History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club, Instituted ..., Volume 3

Berwickshire Naturalists' Club (Scotland) - Berwickshire (Scotland) - 1857
...pursuits of the individual who happens to have been chosen to be President. On the present occasion, " How the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance...may turn out a sang ; Perhaps turn out a sermon." If my address, Gentlemen, should savour most of the latter character, you must bear in mind that you...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...friend, A something to nave sent you, Though it should serve пае other end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject- theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perbaus turn out a sermon. 11. Ye'll try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...have sent you, Tho' it should serve no other end Than just a kind memento; But how the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. II. Ye'H try the world soon, my lad, And Andrew dear, believe me, Ye']] find mankind an unco squad....
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The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life, Volume 2

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834 - 394 pages
...sent you, Though it should serve nae other end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps, turn out a sermon. II. Ye'll try the world fu' soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll find mankind an unco...
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Blackbeard: A Page from the Colonial History of Philadelphia, Volume 1

Philadelphia - 1835
...pleasure in looking back, not only upon the years, but the days of olden time. BLACKBEARD. CHAPTER I. " But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." — BOENB. ON the fourth day of July, 1732, the ship Santaclaus, Heinrich Oster master, left the port...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1835 - 260 pages
...to have sent you, Tho' ii should serve nae other end Than just a kind memento ; But how the suhject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a snug, Perhaps turn out a sermon. II. Yell try the warld soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, helieve me,...
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