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" But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the same, Tells how a neebor lad cam' o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek... "
The poetical works of Robert Burns - Page 91
by Robert Burns - 1814 - 604 pages
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786 - 294 pages
...Implore his counfel and affifting might : * They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright.' VII. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 75

Books - 1786 - 610 pages
...Implore his etunftl, and affifting might, They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright." VII. But, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame....
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OF LITERARY JOURNAL

SEVERAL HANDS - 1786 - 602 pages
...his counjcl, and aflifting might, They never fought in vain that fought the LORD aright." VII. Bat, hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; "Jenny, wha kens the meaning of the fame, Tells how a neighbour lad h came o'er the moor, To do fame errands, and convoy her hame....
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

Robert Burns, Hester Lynch Piozzi - English poetry - 1790 - 308 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might .• ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

Robert Burns, Hester Lynch Piozzi - English poetry - 1790 - 308 pages
...Implore his counfel and afliiting might .• ' They never fought in vain that fought the LORD ' aright.' But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad came o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her haruc. The wily...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - English poetry - 1794 - 260 pages
...Implore his council and affifting might : They never fought in vain that fought the LORD arighu. it ,11 But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door; Jenny wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor^ To do fome errands and convoy her hame, The wily mother...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. A ...

Robert Burns - 1798 - 308 pages
...Implore his counfel and affifting might ; They never fought in vain that fought the ' LORD aright.' VII. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame, The wily Mother...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1800 - 300 pages
...counfel and affifting might ; They never fought in vain, that fought the ' LORD aright.' ' VII. • But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' the fame, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er the moor, To do fome errands, and convoy her hame. The wily Mother...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809 - 530 pages
...new gown, Or deposite her. sair-won penny fee, To help her parents dear, if they in hardship be. But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ; Jenny, wha kens the meaning o' die same, Tells how a neebor lad cam o'er die moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - English poetry - 1804 - 524 pages
...every stanza : the following may be selected on account of its moral as well as its poetical effect : But hark ! a rap comes gently to the door ! Jenny,...o'er the moor, To do some errands, and convoy her hame. The wily mother sees the conscious flame Sparkle in Jenny's e'e, and flush her cheek ; With heart-struck...
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