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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 Works of Robert Burns, Volume 1

Robert Burns - Poets, Scottish - 1840 - 584 pages
...friend, A something to have sent you, Tho' it should serve nae other end Than just a kind memento ; But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. Ye'll try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll find mankind an unco squad, And...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...friend, A something to have 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...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. , _ Ye'll try the jyorld soon, my lad, ' IV A-! '.*' . And, Andrew dear, believe me, . ' i,)ri. .....
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 38

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1840
...on their way, but they know not where t 'cast anchor or to land."— " And where the subject-theme may gang Let time and chance determine; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." Your reciter, on the other hand, is apt to produc an oration quite out of keeping with the time, and...
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The honeymoon

John Fisher - 1840
...HONEYMOON. PART II. •••• THE COUNTRY. " Felices tu et amplius." ' And where the subject-theme may gang, Let time and chance determine; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." BOOK I. 'T is at the altar weal or woe we find, The richest blessing, or the bitterest curse That flesh...
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Essays for Summer Hours

Charles Lanman - Michigan - 1842 - 250 pages
...honored by the nations of the earth. God be with thee, and crown thee with his blessing ! MUSINGS. " But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine j Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." Burns. How impressive is the eloquence...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 10, Volume 10

Walter Scott - 1846 - 588 pages
...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 had recourse to Moliere's...
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Waverley Novels: Woodstock. The Highland widow. The two drovers. The surgeon ...

Walter Scott - 1846
...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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Essays for Summer Hours

Charles Lanman - Michigan - 1843 - 250 pages
...honored by the nations of the earth. God be with thee, and crown thee with his blessing ! MUSINGS. ' But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a saflg, Perhaps turn out a sermon." Burns. How impressive is the eloquence of silence ! Sweet indeed...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...sent you, Though it should serve naeb 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. Ye '11 try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye '11 find mankind an unco squad,"...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 635 pages
...have sent you, Tho" 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. Ye '11 try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, t Mr. AA Alliin, now of Liverpool,...
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