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" THAT AND A' THAT" Is there, for honest Poverty, That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a "
Lectures ... to working men - Page 50
by Arthur Mursell - 1859
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Julian Home: A Tale of College Life

Frederic William Farrar - College students - 1860 - 447 pages
...than he? Don't you remember those grand old words, Julian:— "'Lives there for honest poverty, Who hangs his head and a' that? The coward slave we pass him by, And dare be poor for a' that.'" "And yet, sir, half the distinctions of modern society rest upon accidents...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...'' agley] awry. 'Is There for Honest Poverty' I Is there for honest poverty That hings his head, an' a' that? The coward slave, we pass him by — We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, an' a' that, Our toils obscure, an' a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd'...
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These Sad But Glorious Days: Dispatches from Europe, 1846-1850

Margaret Fuller - Travel - 1991 - 338 pages
...America, those who need the reproof as much, and with far less excuse, than had that Scottish company: "Is there for honest poverty That hangs his head, and a' that? The coward-slave we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, and a' that; Our toils obscure,...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...王佐良詩 36 'A Man's a Man for A' That Robert Burns Is there, for honest poverty, That hangs his head, an' a' that, The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that an' a' that, Our toil's obscure, an' a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...hings his head, and a' that; 'I"hc coward-slave, we pass him by. We dare be poor for a' that! Fora' that, and a' that. Our toils obscure, and a' that. The rank is but the guinea's stamp. The Man's the gowd for a' that. — What though on namely fare we dine. Wear hoddin...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - Humor - 2010 - 440 pages
..."Tenacity" in D. Guinea ] AB parodies "For A' That and A' That" (1794) by Robert Burns (1759-96) : For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. Guinea-pig ] Cave canem means "Beware of dog," found...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 298 pages
...worthy, Scottish poor: Is there, for honest Poverty That hings his head, and a' that; The coward-slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a'...Our toils obscure, and a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a' that. What though on namely fare we dine, Wear hoddin grey,...
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My Granny Made Me an Anarchist: The Cultural and Political Formation of a ...

Stuart Christie - Anarchism - 2002 - 257 pages
...comfort of the few. 7s therefor honest Poverty That hings his head, an' a' that; The coward slave-we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a that, an' a' that. Our toils obscure an' a' that, The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowdfor...
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Io non scordo

Gabriele Marconi - Fiction - 2004 - 186 pages
...di quel bosco con l'ombra di un altro bosco, i cui alberi prendevano aria a neanche mezz'ora da li. «The coward slave, we pass him by / we dare be poor for a' that!». Ottobre 1980. Poggio Cancelli. Nanni era mono da pochi giorni. «For a' that, an a' that. ..». La...
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Faces in the Street

Pip Wilson - Fiction - 2006 - 585 pages
...his Scottish guardian on the goldfields: "Is therefor honest Poverty That hings his head, an ' all that; The coward slave - we pass him by, We dare be poor for all that!" As the verses proceed, all of the Scots in the crowd and many of the others join in. The...
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