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" A set o' dull conceited hashes Confuse their brains in college classes ! They gang in stirks, and come out asses, Plain truth to speak; An' syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o "
The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life - Page 175
by Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 95

English literature - 1825
...conventional forms of life. The coarse and keen satire of . Burns is very applicable in such a case: A set o' dull, conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college...syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o' Greek ! In fact, the dulness and formality of colleges, which are found as well among Professors as students,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 95

English literature - 1825
...conventional forms of life. The coarse and keen satire of Burns is very applicable in such a case: A set o' dull, conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college...stirks, and come out asses, Plain truth to speak ; An' sync they think to climb Parnassus By dint o' Greek ! In fact, the dulness and formality of colleges,...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 3

Philomathic institution - 1825
...fools, What sairs your grammars? Ye'd better ta'en up spades and shools, Or knappin hammers. A set o' dull conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college classes ! They gang in stirkes and come out asses, - Plain truth to speak ! An' syne they think to climb Parnassus, By dint...
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Philomathic Journal and Literary Review, Volume 3

1825
...fools, What sairs your grammars? Ye'd better ta'en up spades and shools, Or knappin hammers. A set o' dull conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college classes ! They gang in stirkes and come out asses, Plain truth to speak ! An' syne they think to climb Parnassus, By dint...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...What sairs your grammars' Ye'd better taen up spades and shools, Or knappin-hammers. A set o' doll, conceited hashes. Confuse their brains in college...Nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire ; Then tho' I drudge thro' dub an' mire At pleugh or cart, My Muse, tho' hamcly in attire, May touch the heart....
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Poems & Songs

Robert Hetrick - 1826 - 178 pages
...f-" .V. < ' '//-, • •/.'.' * ' /„.;/ x, \ : 4. POEMS & SONGS ROBERT HETRICK, DALMELLINGTOV. " Gie me ae spark o' Nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire ; Then tho' I drudge thro' dub an' mire At pleugh or cart, My muse, tho' harnely in attire, May reach the...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 16

Christianity - 1828
...medical knowledge with that of a dead language, irresistibly reminds us of the satire of Burns : A set o' dull, conceited hashes Confuse their brains in College...syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o' Greek. But, at the present day, with men of liberal education and extensive intercourse with the world, like...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 16

James Silk Buckingham - 1828
...knowledge with that of a dead language, irresistibly reminds us of the satire of Burns : A set " dull, conceited hashes Confuse their brains in College...come out asses, Plain truth to speak , An' syne they think-to climb Parnassus By dint o' Greek. But, at the present day, with men of liberal education and...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 16

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1828
...us of the satire of Burns : A set o' dull, conceited hashes Confuse their brains in College elasses, They gang in stirks — and come out asses, Plain truth to speak ; An' syne they think to climb Patnassus By dint o' Greek. But, at the present day, with men of liberal education and extensive intercourse...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...come out as*ce, Plain truth to speak; an' syne they think to cliir-b Parnassus By dint o' Greek Ole me ae spark o' Nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire; Then though I drudge through dub an' miie A t pleugh or cart, My mu.se, though namely m attire, May touch the heart. 0 for...
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