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" Poor tenant bodies, scant o' cash, . . . ' How they maun thole a factor's snash : He'll stamp an' threaten, curse an' swear, Hell apprehend them, poind their gear ; While they maun stan', wi' aspect humble, An' hear it a', an' fear an "
The Works of Robert Burns;: Poems formerly published, with some additions - Page 5
by Robert Burns - 1820
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786
...ditchers, an' fie cattle ; They gang as faucy by poor folk, As I wad by a ftinkan brock. I've notic'd, on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's been wae, Poor tenant bodies, fcant o' cafh, How they maun thole &f attar's fnafh ; He'll ftamp an' threaten, curfe an' fwear, He'll...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. ...

Robert Burns - 1793
...ditcher?, an' Cc cattle ; They gang as faucy by poor folk, As I wad by a flinking brock. I've notic'd on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's been wae, Poor tenant botliei, fcatrt o' cafh, How they maun thole a faftor's fnafh ; He'll ftamp an' threateti, curie an'...
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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

George Gleig - 1812 - 70 pages
...those whom he calls " the gentry ;" and adds, with the feelings of the poet himself, " I've notic'd, on our laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...apprehend them, poind their gear ; While they maun stand wi' aspect humble, An' hear it a', an' fear an' tremble." Burns had himself probably felt what...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...saucy by poor folk, \ 1 wad by a stinking brock. I've notic'd, on oar Laird's court-day, \if inony a time my heart's been wae, Poor tenant bodies, scant o' cash, MIW they maun thole a factor's snash : Te'll stamp an' threaten, curse an' swear, ie'll apprehend them,...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...ditchers, an' sic cattle ; They gang as saucy by poor fo'k, As I wad by a stinking brock. I've notic'd, on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...apprehend them, poind their gear ; While they maun st'in", wi" aspect humble, An' hear it a1, an' fear an' tremble ! I see how folk live that hae riches...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...ditchers, and sic cattle; They gang as saucy by poor fo'k, As I wad by a stinking brock. I've notic'd, on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...stan', wi' aspect humble, An' hear it a', an' fear and tremble! I see how folk live that hae riches : But surely poor folk maun be wretches ! LUATH. They're...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect. [With engravings.]

Robert Burns - 1824
...ditchers, an' sic cattle; They gang as saucy by poor fo'k, As I wad by a stinking brock. I've notic'd, on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...been wae, Poor tenant bodies, scant o' cash, How they mann thole a factor's snash : He'll stamp an' threaten, curse an' swear, He'll apprehend them, poind...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...ditchers, an' sic cattle ; They gang as saucy by poor fo'k, As I wad by a stinking brock. I 've noticed, on our laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...scant o' cash, How they maun thole a factor's snash ; He 'll stamp an' threaten, curse an' swear, He 'll apprehend them , poind their gear ; While they...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...by poor fo'k, As I wad by a stinking brock. I've noticed, on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a tune my heart's been wae, Poor tenant bodies, scant o'...stan', wi' aspect humble, An' hear it a', an' fear and tremble ! I see how folk live that hae riches: But surely poor folk maun be wretches! LUATH. They're...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...ditchers, an' sic cattle ; They gang as saucy by poor folk, As 1 wad by a stinking brock. I've notic'd on our Laird's court-day, An' mony a time my heart's...a factor's snash : He'll stamp an' threaten, curse and swear, He'll apprehend them, poind their gear; While they maun stan', wi' aspect humble ; An' hear...
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