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" It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the streets during the hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on... "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 30
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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History of the Burgh of Dumfries

William M'Dowall - Dumfries (Scotland) - 1867 - 916 pages
...his life drew near to a close, the eager yet decorous solicitude of his fellow-townsmen increased. It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to...witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on some important points were forgotten and forgiven : they thought...
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The poetical works of Robert Burns. [With] (Memoir of Burns, by sir H. Nicolas).

Robert Burns - 1870
...As 1 is life drew near a close, the eager, yet decorous solicitude of his fellow-townsmen increased. It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to...witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on some important points were forgotten and forgiven ; they thought...
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Burns in Dumfriesshire: A Sketch of the Last Eight Years of the Poet's Life

William M'Dowall - 1870 - 78 pages
...his fellow-townsmen increased. It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the street during the hours of remission from labour, and by...witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with them on some important points were forgotten and forgiven : they thought...
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BURNS IN DUMFRIESSHIRE

WILLIAM McDOWALL - 1870
...his life drew near to a close, the eager yet decorous solicitude of his fellow-townsmen increased. It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the street during the hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 1-2

Casket - 1873
...companions to push the law with severity ; he was therefore much beloved, anil the paseion of the Scotch a all ages. His differences with them in some important points of human speculation and religious hope...
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Life of Allan Cunningham: With Selections from His Works and Correspondence

David Hogg - Poets - 1875 - 373 pages
...companions to push the law with severity. He was therefore much beloved, and the passion of the Scotch for poetry made them regard him as little lower than...practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the street during the hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing...
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The Burns Almanac: A Record of Dates, Events, Etc., Connected with the Poet

John Dawson Ross - 1898 - 176 pages
...practice of the younyf men of Dumfries to meet in the street during the hours of remission from labor, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing the general solicitude of all ranks and of all ages. His differences with some of them on some important points were forgotten and forgiven. They...
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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...As his life drew near a close, the eager, yet decorous solicitude of his fellow-townsmen, increased. to sanctify the poet's high vocation, And bow the...Named softly as the household name of one whom God hat all ages. His difference with them on some important points were forgotten and forgiven ; they thought...
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The Caledonian, Volume 12

1912
...street. As his life drew to a close the eager yet decorous solicitude of his fellow townsmen increased. It is the practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the street during the hours of remission from labor, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing...
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Robert Burns: The Critical Heritage

Donald A. Low - Reference - 1995 - 447 pages
...companions to push the law with severity; he was therefore much beloved, and the passion of the Scotch for poetry made them regard him as little lower than...practice of the young men of Dumfries to meet in the street during die hours of remission from labour, and by these means I had an opportunity of witnessing...
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