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" ... it suggested to his mind. He actually shed tears. He asked whose the lines were, and it chanced that nobody but myself remembered that they occur in a halfforgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of  "
Story of the life of sir Walter Scott, revised, with additions, incl. the ... - Page 77
by Robert Chambers - 1894 - 144 pages
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826 - 734 pages
...occur in a half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of The Justice of Peace. I whispered my information to a friend present, who...great pleasure. " His person was strong and robust; his-manic 4 ners rustic, not clownish ; a sort of dignified plainness and simplicity, which received...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - Poets, Scottish - 1828 - 324 pages
...occur in a half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of The Justice of Peace. I whispered my information to a friend present, who...pleasure. " His person was strong and robust ; his manic 4 ners rustic, not clownish ; a sort of dignified plainness and simplicity, which received part...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 2

1835 - 842 pages
...forgotten poem of Langhornc's. I passed this information to Burns by a friend, and I was rewarded wiih a look and a word, which, though of mere civility,...received, and still recollect, with very great pleasure." "Hid person," continues Sir Walter, "was strong and robust: his manners rustic, not clownish, a sort...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns, John Gibson Lockhart - Scotland - 1837 - 628 pages
...occur in a half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of The Justice of Peace. I whispered my information to a friend present, who...person was strong and robust ; his manners rustic, not clpwnisb ; a sort of dignHied plainness and simplicity, which received part of its effect, perhaps,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837 - 610 pages
...half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of ' The Justice of the Peace.' I whispered my information to a friend present, who...pleasure. " His person was strong and robust : his manners rustie, not clownish ; a sort of dignified plainness and simplicity, which received part of its effect...
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The Life of Robert Burns: With a Criticism on His Writings ...

James Currie - 1838 - 92 pages
...in a half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of ' The Justice of Peace.' I whispered my information to a friend present, who...rewarded me with a look and a word, which, though in mere civility,|I then received, and still recollect, with great pleasure. His person was strong...
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The Life and Land of Burns

Allan Cunningham - 1841 - 384 pages
...in a half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of ' The Justice of Peace.' I whispered my information to a friend present, who...received, and still recollect, with very great pleasure." With feelings akin to what the poet felt on the sight of Bunbury's picture, Burns saw " a poor and...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1831 - 622 pages
...the lines were written. I whispered to a friend they are by Langhorne; I was overheard by the poet, who rewarded me with a look and a word, which, though...received and still recollect with very great pleasure." Humility is an attribute of genius ; one who was present at this fine scene thus completed the picture...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 680 pages
...half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of ' The Justice of the Peace.' I whispered my information to a friend present, who...civility, I then received and still recollect with great pleasure. " His person was strong and robust ; his manners rustic, not clownish ; a sort of dignified...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 336 pages
...half-forgotten poem of Langhorne's, called by the unpromising title of ' The Justice of the Peace.' I whispered my information to a friend present, who...civility, I then received and still recollect with great pleasure. " His person was strong and robust ; his manners rustic, not clownish ; a sort of dignified...
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