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" ... spread, Thou lifts thy unassuming head In humble guise ; But now the share uptears thy bed, And low thou lies ! Such is the fate of artless maid, Sweet flow'ret of the rural shade ! By love's simplicity betray'd, And guileless trust, Till she, like... "
The Works of Robert Burns;: Poems formerly published, with some additions - Page 204
by Robert Burns - 1820
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such fate tofujfering worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, By human pride or cunning driv'n...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 57, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1787
...Low in the duft. " Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklcfs darr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! " Such fate to fufTrin? worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has driven, By human pride or cunning driven...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 9

Curiosities and wonders - 1787
...Low i'theduft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs flarr'd! Linfeilfui he to note the card Of prudent lore, . Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm hira o'?rf Such fate to /offering -worth is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has ftriv'n, . , By...
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The Lounger, Volume 3

1788
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd 1 Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to fufPring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has frriven, By human pride or cunning...
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The Lounger: no. 70-101; June 3, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

English essays - 1788
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs flarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows...rage, and gales blow hard; And whelm him o'er ! Such Such fate to fufPring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has flriven, By human pride or cunning...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfldlful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows...and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such fate tofuffertng v>crtb is gwctv, Who long with wants a»dv/ocs \va% foVi'xv, By human pride or cunning...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...Low i' the duft. Such is the fate of fimple Bard, On life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd! Unfldlful he to note the card Of prudent Lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, By human pride or cunning driv'n To Mis'ry's brink, Till wrench'd of ev'ry ftay but HEAV'N, He, rukl'd,...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. ...

Robert Burns - 1793
...whelm him o'er !' Such fate tofuffcring Worth h giv'n, Who long with wants and woes have ftriv'n,, By human pride or cunning driv'n To Mis'ry's brink, Till wrench'd of ev'ry flay but Heaven, He, ruin'd, fink. Ern thou who mourn 'ft the Daify's fate> Tb it fate is thine —...
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The Lounger: no. 53-101; Feb. 4, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

Periodicals - 1794
...Low in the duft. Such is the fate of fimple bard, On Life's rough ocean lucklefs ftarr'd ! Unfkilful he to note the card Of prudent lore, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er I Such fate to fuff'ring worth is given, Who long with wants and woes has ftriven, By human pride or...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...fimple bard, On ¡ife's rou¿h ocean lucklefs ftarr'd 1 Unikiiful he to note the card Of prudent ¡arc, Till billows rage, and gales blow hard, And whelm him o'er ! Such fate tnfuffering ¡forlb is giv'n, Who long with wants and woes has lu u''n, By human pride or cunning driv'n...
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