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" But Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an "
The Works of Robert Burns;: Poems formerly published, with some additions - Page 148
by Robert Burns - 1820
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Poems: Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1786 - 240 pages
...cauld ! But Moufie, thou art no thy.*lane, In proving fore/ight may be vain : The beft laid fchemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promif d joy ! Still, thou art bleft, compar'd wi' me ! The prefent only toucheth thee...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1794
...cauld ! But, Moufie, thou art no thy lane, In proving forefig ht may be vain : The beft-laid fchemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promised joy. Still thou art bleft, compar'd wi' me ! The prefent only toucheth thee : But, Och ! I...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1797 - 287 pages
...cauld! But, Moufie, thou art no thy lane, •In proving forefight may be vain : The beft-laid fchemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still Still thou art bleft, compar'd wi' me ! The prefent only toucheth thee: But, Och ! I backward caft...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, Volume 1

Robert Burns - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1800
...cauid ! But, Moufie, thou art no thy lane, In proving/or^ bt may be vain : The beft-laid fchemes or Mice an' Men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still Still thou are bleft, compar'd wi' me ! ' The prefent only toucheth thee : But, Och ! I backward caft...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain : The best laid schemes o' niice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present ouly toucheth thee : But, och ! I backward cast my e'e, On prospects drear I .An' forward,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...hald, To thole the winter's sleety dribble, An' cranrench canld ! But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain : The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi'...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...cranreuch cauld But, mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain : The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e...promis'd joy, Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee : But, Och ! I backward cast my e'e, On prospects drear ! An' forward,...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

1812 - 70 pages
...merits. The following stanzas are peculiarly affecting. 1 t " But, raousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain ; The best laid schemes...• Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promised joy. " Still thou art blest compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...thy lane, In proving foresight may be vain ; The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gly, An' lea'e us nought but grief and pain For promis'd joy. Still than art blest, compar'd wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee: But, och ! I hackward cast my e'e,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...cauld ! But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane, In proving fmesig ht may be vain : The best laid scemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought...promis'd joy. Still thou art blest, compar'd wi' me! The present only toucheth thee : But, och! I backward cast my ee On prospects drear! An' forward, tho'...
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