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" For a' that, and a' that; Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense, and pride o' worth, Are higher ranks than a' that. Then let us pray that come it may,— As come it will for a' that,— That sense and worth, o'er a' the earth, May bear the gree,... "
Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - Page 228
by Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - 1880
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 59

Great Britain - 1797
...His ribh.-.nd, fUr, and a' that; A man of independent mind Can look and laugh at a' that I The Kisg can make a belted Knight, A Marquis, Duke, and a' that; But an honcft man's aboon his might, Guid faith he manna fa' that, 4 H * F 6X2 POETRY. For a' that, and...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 4

Robert Burns - 1800
...ribband, star, and a' that, The man of independent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith he mauna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1832
...six months, but the creating peers and dubbing knights ? ' The king,' as Burns says, — ' The king can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that, — ' but it would be equally unconstitutional, insulting, and false, to consider his Majesty as having had the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 46

England - 1839
...star, and a' that ; Tho man of independent minel, He looks and laughs at a' that. " A king can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he maunna fa that t For a' that and a' that, Their dignities, aml a' that ; The pith o' sense, and pride...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 6

England - 1820
...the earth. I mean King Lewis the XIV. of haughty and magnificent memory. Burns says, " A king may mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith he maunna fa' that." Freron tells us, that Lewis, walking one day in the garden of Versailles,...
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To the Radical reformers, male and female, of England, Ireland, and Scotland ...

Henry Hunt - Great Britain - 1820
...manhood. Burns did well describe the impotence of earthly title-makers, when he said, The King may mak a belted knight, A Marquis, Duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's abune his might, Gude faith he canna fa' that. And a Henry Hunt would succeed no better in the art...
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The Rambler's Magazine: Or, Fashionable Emporium of Polite ..., Volume 1

1822
...with a receipt for making a True Protestant. ' . I am, your obedient servant, A UNITARIAN. The king can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith he canna fa' that. — BCRNS. R*CEIPT FOR MAKING A TRUE METHODIST. — Take of the roots...
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The songs of Scotland, ancient and modern; with an intr. and notes ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1825
...a' that, and a' that, His riband, star, and a' that, The man of independent mind, A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith he manna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense, and pride...
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Ladies' Magazine, Volume 1

1828
...illustrious citizens eminent—they hold their patents of nobility from a higher ajid purer source. " A king can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that— But an honent man's aboon his might"— These remarks may be thought tedious, but they will not be deemed...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine arts, ed ...

1829
...Burns throws out in his random but heart- stirring manner, in ' For A' That and A' That.' The king can -make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith he mauna fa' that ! For a' that and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense,...
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