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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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Clarsach Albin and Other Poems: Including His Correspondence with Clark ...

James M. Morrison - Electronic book - 1847 - 108 pages
...hale breeks to wear, An' routh o' money. MOSES McCAMMON. 48 EPI8TLES. ANSWER TO MR. MOSES McCAMMON " PERHAPS it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." BURNS. CANTY auld carl o' the woods, We gat your welcome greetin', An' Rab an me hae quat the scuds, An' had...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 22

Literature - 1856
...from Jericho to Jerusalem, &c., &c., &c. •' But how the subject-theme may gang, Let chance and time determine; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." ED ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT. LULU. Longing, longing, forever ! Where is my Lulu gone ? O, the low whispering...
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A guide to 'the gates of Zion' for those who visit London, sketches of ...

Pictor (pseud.) - 1848 - 80 pages
...no reason to doubt his claim to that of a poet. For even the contingency in the lines of Burns — ' "Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." could be applied with very little confidence to a mind 6f so ungovernable a cast as that of this gentleman...
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The New England Botanic, Medical and Surgical Journal, Volumes 3-4

Medicine - 1849
...result will be. All I know is, that 1 am writing at something ; and, as Burns once said, — • " how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon." Having thus most satisfactorily answered all questions, and given a clear idea of my intentions, as...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 11-12

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1849
...their lucubrations, as the Scottish bard began his poetical epistle, with the frank admission — ' But how the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, Perhapi (urn out a wnum.' But, after all, a sermon is not inappropriate at Christmas ; and a little...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...sent you, Tho' 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, Perhaps turn out a sermon. a Ye'll try the warld ğran. my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll find mankind an unco squad....
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...friend, A something to have sent yon, Though it should serve nae other end Than just a kind memento; Bit how the subject theme may gang Let time and chance...it may turn out a sang, Perhaps turn out a sermon. II. Tell try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Tell find mankind an unco squad,...
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Evergreen, Volume 2

Christian literature, American - 1850
...not unfrequently seizing our pen with a little of the uncertainty of the Scottish bard— " But bow the subject theme may gang, Let time and chance determine ; Perhaps it may turn out a sang, 93 For the Evergreen. CHANT-DE PROFUNDIS. \i A h fflr S Til) &> 9 — . f-- O O - ^ -&1 1 1 -&h IS...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...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. n. Yell try the world soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll find mankind an unco squad,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...have sent yon, 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'll try the world fu' soon, my lad, And, Andrew dear, believe me, Ye'll tind mankind an unco squad,...
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