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" JENNY. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, This shining day will bleach our linen clean ; The water's clear, the lift unclouded blue, Will make them like a lily wet with dew. PEGGY. Gae farer up the burn to Habbie's How, Where a' the sweets... "
The gentle shepherd. To which is prefixed a mem. of the author - Page 4
by Allan Ramsay - 1808
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Caledonia described by Scott, Burns and Ramsay. With illustr. by J. Macwhirter

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1878
...ear : While Jenny what she wishes discommends. And Meg, wi' better sense, true love defends. Jenny. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, This shining day will bleach our linen clean ; The water clear, the lift's unclouded blue, Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew. Peggy. Gae farer up...
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The book of Scottish poems: ancient and modern, ed. with memoirs of the ...

J. Ross - 1878
...better sense true love defends. Peggy and Jenny. Jen. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, The shining day will bleach our linen clean ; The water's clear, the lift unclouded blue, Will make them like a lily wet with dew. Peg. Gae farer up the burn to Habby's How, Where a' the sweets...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - Scottish poetry - 1878 - 760 pages
...better sense true love defends. Peggy and Jenny. Jen. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, The shining day will bleach our linen clean ; The water's clear, the lift unclouded blue, Will make them like a lily wet with dew. Peg. Gae farer up the bum to Habby's How, Where a' the sweets of...
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Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an ..., Volume 2

George Gilfillan - 1881
...discommends, And Meg with better sense true love defends. PEGGY AND JENNY. Jenny. Come, Meg, let 's fa' to wark upon this green. This shining day will bleach our linen clean; The water's clear, the lift3 unclouded blue, Will mak them like a lily wet with dew. Peggy. Gae fairer up the burn to Habbie's...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...Come, Meg let 's fa' to wark upon this greeB) This shining day w llFhleach our linen clean ; The water clear, the lift unclouded blue. Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew. PEOOY. Gae far'er np'the burn to Babble's How, 9 There a' the sweets o1 spring and eummer grow : 1...
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Select Poetical Works, Including His Gentle Shepherd: With a Prefatory ...

Allan Ramsay - 1884
...And Mi'g, wi' better sense, true love defends. Peggy and Jenny. Jenny. Come, M.eg, let's fa' to work upon this green, This shining day will bleach our...unclouded blue, Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew. Peggy. Gae far'er up the burn to Babble's How, Where a' the sweets o' spring and summer grow : There...
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Poems

Allan Ramsay - 1886 - 266 pages
...what she wishes discommends, An' Meg, wi' better sense, true love defends. PEGGY AND JENNY. Jenny. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, This...unclouded blue, Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew. Peggy. Gae farer up the burn to Habbie's Howe, Where a' the sweets o' spring an' simmer grow : Between...
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The Feeling for Nature in Scottish Poetry, Volume 2

John Veitch - English poetry - 1887
...; Here view twa barefoot beauties, clean and clear ; First please your eye, then gratify your ear." Peggy and Jenny. " Jen. Come Meg, let's fa' to wark...; The water's clear, the lift unclouded blue, Will make them like a lily wet with dew. Peg. Gae farer up the burn to Habbie's How, Where a' the sweets...
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Burns

Robert Burns - 1889 - 292 pages
...bleach their daes. The second scene of the first act of The Gentle Shepherd opens thus : — 'Jenny. Come, Meg, let's fa' to wark upon this green, —...unclouded blue Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew.' 1.51. Nae snap conceits, Sec. Neither extravagant sentiment, nor elegant but empty compliment, but...
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Burns

Robert Burns - 1889 - 292 pages
...The second scene of the first act of The Gentle Shepherd opens thus : — 'Jenny. Come, Meg, let 's fa' to wark upon this green, — This shining day...unclouded blue Will mak them like a lily wet wi' dew.' l. 51. Nae snap conceits, &c. Neither extravagant sentiment, nor elegant but empty compliment, but...
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