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" An' getting fou and unco happy, We think na on the lang Scots miles, The mosses, waters, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky, sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm.... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 94
1831
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Tales of Wonder;, Volume 2

Matthew Gregory Lewis - Ballads, English - 1801
...Bousing, drinking. * Unco, very. s Na, not. 11 Slaps, gates, or breaches in fences. 13 Whare, where. Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth fand ' honest Tarn O'Shanter, As he frae * Ayr ae 3 night did canter, (Auld4 Ayr wham5 ne'er...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...mosses, waters, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth land honest Tam o' Shanter, As be frae Ayr ae night did canter, (Auld Ayr wham ne'er a town...
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1811
...waters, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky sullen dame, Gath'ring her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth fand honest Tam o' Shanter, As he frae Ayr ae night did canter, (Auld Ayr wham ne'er a town...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...mosses, waters, slaps, and stiles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky, sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth fand honest Tam o" Shanter, As he frae Ayr ae night did canter; (Auld Ayr, wham ne'er a...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...mosses, waters, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth fand honest Tarn o' Shanter, As he frae Ayr ae night did canter, (Auld Ayr, wham ne'er a...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 3

English literature - 1833
...reception at home, where sat his awful sister, for she would sit up far,iim, .... •• . ,. ;., , " Gathering her brows like gathering storm,,;... „.,••". Nursing her wrath to keep it warm." . , ,, back him he was- not BO much afraid. He even, when unusually elevated with punch, his favourite...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...mosses, waten, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hamc, Whare sits our sulky, sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth found honest Tam o' Shunter,* As he frae Ayr, ae night did canter, (Auld Ayr whom ne'er...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...mosses, waters, slaps, and styles, That lie between us and our hame, Whare sits our sulky sullen dame, Gathering her brows like gathering storm, Nursing her wrath to keep it warm. This truth fand honest Tam o' Shanter, As he frae Ayr ae night did canter, (Auld Ayr, wham ne'er a...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 91

English literature - 1823
...anticipation of the reckoning which awaited him at home, where, probably, sat his sulken dame — " Gathering her brows like gathering storm— Nursing her wrath to keep it warm ;" or whether it was regret for leaving so jovial and good-natured a party, I presume not to know ;...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...misfortunes of the world, and the dissipation of her help-mate, and often, when Tarn " Was gettin' fu" and unco happy," she sat at home, " Gathering her...took her by the weak side, and usually arrested her " light-horse-gallop of clish-maclaver" by some specious story of ghost or hobgoblin adventures, with...
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