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POETICAL WORKS OF
NOTES AND GLOSSARY, ETC.
PAISLEY: ALEXANDER GARDNER
Publisher Appointment to the late Queen Victoria
His stay so brief, like visit in the night
Of some kind Brownie known to ballad fame,
With true Promethean spark he, modest, came,
That Burns e'en took a “kin'lin'” from the same,
To raise on Cotter's hearth the cheerful flame, And grace the leisure of his toil-worn wight; The Pupil's picture soars to higher flights
Of thought, and nobler images, which show, By contrast, darker shades and stronger lights ;
The Master paints in tones so real and low, You scent the very “kail by chimley cheek,' And “buttered bannocks” that on
girdle reek.” “ GEORGE UMBER" (Wm. Findlay, M.D.).