He turn'd him right and round about / Upon the Irish shore; / And gae his bridle-reins a shake, / With adieu for evermore, / My dear,/ Adieu for evermore.
Suspense is worse than disappointment.
Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it, But we hae meat and we can eat, And sae the Lord be thankit.
O Scotia! my dear, my native soil!For whom my warmest wish to Heaven is sent
Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!
Yon rose-buds in the morning-dew, How pure amang the leaves sae green!
We labour soon, we labour late, / To feed the titled knave, man; / And a' the comfort we're to get / Is that ayont the grave, man.
To make a happy fireside climeTo weans and wife,That's the true pathos and sublimeOf human life.
If naebody care for me,I'll care for naebody.
When matters are desperate we must put on a desperate face.
Auld nature swears, the lovely dears / Her noblest work she classes O; / Her prentice han' she tried on man, / An' then she made the lasses O.
What's a' your jargon o' your schools, Your Latin names for horns and stools; If honest nature made you fools.
The honest man, though e'er sae poor,Is king o' men, for a' that!
There's some are fou o' love divine; There's some are fou o' brandy.
But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, it's bloom is shed; Or, like the snow-fall in the river, A moment white, then melts forever.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to min?
Now Nature hangs her mantle greenOn every blooming tree,And spreads her sheets o'daisies whiteOut o'er the grassy lea.
Never generally means "at no point in time." The term comes from the words 'no' and 'ever', meaning that something is not ever going to happen. Sourced
Nursing her wrath to keep it warm.
Apropos, is not the Scotch phrase 'Auld Lang Syne' exceedingly expressive? I shall give you the verses on the other sheet. The words of 'Auld Lang Syne' are good, but the music is an old air, the rudiments of the modern tune of that name. ... Dare to be honest and fear no labor. ... Opera is where a
A mind that is conscious of its integrity scorns to say more than it means to perform.
John Barleycorn was a hero bold, Of noble enterprise, For if you do but taste his blood, 'Twill make your courage rise, Twill make a man forget his wo; 'Twill heighten all his joy.
The trout in yonder wimpling burn - That glides, a silver dart, - And, safe beneath the shady thorn, - Defies the anglers art...
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. Robert B
The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn. Robert Burn
On Earth, Discord! A gloomy Heaven above, opening her jealous gates to the nineteen thousandth part of the tithe of mankind! And below, an inescapable & inexorable Hell, expanding its leviathan jaws for the vast residue of Mortals!
And O! be sure to fear the Lord alway, And mind your duty, duly, morn and night; Lest in temptation's path ye gang astray, Implore His counsel and assisting might: They never sought in vain that sought the Lord aright.
Suspense is worst than disappointment.
Gars auld claes look amaist as weel's the new.
Look abroad through Nature's range, Nature's mighty law is change.