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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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Robert Burns: As a Poet, and as a Man

Samuel Tyler - 1848 - 209 pages
...fools, What sairs your grammars T) ( Ye'd better ta'en up spades and shools Or knappin-hammers. A set o' dull, conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college...think to climb Parnassus, By dint o' Greek ! Gie me a spark o' Nature's fire ! That's a' the learning I desire ; Then, though I drudge thro" dub an' mire,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...foolt, What sairs your grammar] Ye'd better taeu up spades and shools, Or knappin-hammers. A set o* dull 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, though hamely in attire, May touch the...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...Confuse their brains in college classes ! They gang in stirks, and come out asses, Plain truth to speak i An' syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o'...Nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire ; Then tlio' I drudge thro' dub an' mirn At plough or cart, My muse, tho' hamely in attire, May touch the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Southey to ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...fools, What sairs your gramnuif I Ye'd better ta'en up spades and shook, Or knappin hammers. A set o' dull conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college...in stirks, and come out asses, Plain truth to speak t An' syne they think to climb Parnassu; By dint o' Greek ! Gie me ae spark o' nature's fire, That's...
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The Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - Flower language - 1852 - 300 pages
...Till sinking in the quicksand he defends, He dies disputing, and the contest ends. Cowper. A set o' dull conceited hashes, Confuse their brains in college...to speak ; An' syne they think to climb Parnassus Gie me a spark o' Nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire ; Then tho' I drudge thro' dub an'...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...fools, What sairs your grammars i Ye'd better ta'cn up spades and shools, Or knappin hammers. A set o' ; _Y ! & V J Rڷ , ? XN3iz :Ci 5+, r H'/ 1... x i u 3 vl m?tӮ ۃm / ˴ s ۗ] R lZ (t 5 Parnassu; By dint o' Greek ! Gie me ae spark o' nature's fire, That's a' the learning I desire ; Then...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1854 - 524 pages
...foola ? What sairs your grammars? Ye'd better taen up spades and shools, Or knappin-hammers. A set o' dull, 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 plough or cart, My Muse, tho' hamely in attire, May touch the...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...luxuriating in the joy of conscious genius holding communion with the native muse, he exclaims — " 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, though hamely in attire, May touch the...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...luxuriating in the joy of conscious genius holding communion with the native muse, he exclaims— " 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, though hamely in attire, May touch the...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...their brains in college classes ! They gang in stirks, and come out asses, Plain truth to speak; And syne they think to climb Parnassus By dint o' Greek...nature's fire ! That's a' the learning I desire ; Then tho' I drudge thro' dub and mire At pleugh or cart, My muse, tho' hamely in attire, May touch the heart....
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