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" Nick, in shape o' beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a "
The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page 142
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 604 pages
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - Ballads, English - 1801 - 266 pages
...But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker ' in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ; A towzie-tyke,9 black, grim, and large. To gie 10 them music was his charge ; He screw'd the pipes and...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - English poetry - 1804 - 524 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put Kfe and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. VOL. II. 3 R Coffins stood round, like open presses ; That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses j...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 446 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round, like open presses, That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And by some...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808 - 330 pages
...France, But horupipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels, A winnock-bnnker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round, like open presses ; That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And by some...
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The cabinet of the Scottish muses, selected from the works of the most ...

Scottish uses - Scottish poetry - 1808 - 228 pages
...winuock-bunker i' the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' brasl \ A towzfc tyke, black, grim, an' large, To gie them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes, an' gart them skirl, Till roof an' ranters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round, like open prcsse;,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811 - 416 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, and reels, Put life and mettle in their heels. A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast...was his charge : He screw'd the pipes, and gart them skirl,Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl, — Coffins stood round, like open presses, That shaw'd the...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

George Gleig - 1812 - 142 pages
...France, But hornpipes, jigs, strathspeys, an' reels, Put life an' mettle in their heels. A winnock bunker in the east, There sat Auld Nick, in shape o' beast, A towzie tyke, black, grim, an large ; To gi'e them music was his chnrge : He screw'd the pipes, an' gart them skirl, Till roof...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

1812 - 140 pages
...r >*-# ra'tl o slso* ^n. Thon and thf Smitb ^ot rrwbtg. fotl i 64 A towzie tyke, black, grim, an large; To gi'e them music was his charge : He screw'd the pipes, an' gart. them skirl, Till roof an' rafters a' did dirl. Coffins stood round, like open presses, That...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815 - 364 pages
...shape o' beast ; A towzie tyke, blaek, grim, and large, To gie them musie was his eharge : He serew'd the pipes and gart them skirl, 'Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.— Coffins stood round like open presses ; That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; Arid by some devilish...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 354 pages
...mettle in their heels. As winnock-bunker, in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o' beast ,A touzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was...gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl. — Coffins stood round like open presses, That shaw'd the dead in their last dresses ; And, by some...
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