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" See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. "
Chambers's Edinburgh Journal - Page 252
1848
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The poetical works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1814 - 648 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! « See yonder poor e'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly feHow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn....
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 300 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man, Makes countless thousands mourn ! VIII. See yonder poor, o'erlabor'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife , And helpless offspring mourn....
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Edward: Various Views of Human Nature, Taken from Life and Manners, Chiefly ...

John Moore - 1816
...country abroad." CHAPTER XVIL Sec yonder poor o'er.labour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, \Vtio hesrs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow.worm , The poor petition scorn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. BURNS. INSTEAD...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 102

1867
...Clothing this thought with immortal verse, he drew the picture of such a man as he imagined : — " See yonder poor o'erlaboured wight, So abject, mean,...him leave to toil. And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful though a weeping wife And helpless children mourn." Though not intended...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

1817
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! ' See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight. So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...him leave to toil; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. By Nature's...
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Edward; various views of human nature, chiefly in England

John Moore, Robert Anderson - 1820
...of a man of war, who serves his king and country abroad. CHAPTER XVII. See yonder poor o'er-labour'd wight. So abject, mean, and vile. Who begs a brother...earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow worm The poor petition scorn, Unmindful, tho* a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. Buuf>....
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The Works: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by Robert Anderson, Volume 6

John Moore - 1820
...of a man of war, who serves his king and country abroad. CHAPTER XVII. See yonder poor o'er-labour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give liim leave to toil ; / And see his lordly fellow worm The poor petition scorn, Unmindful, tho' a weeping...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 259 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to Man Makes countless thousands mourn. See yonder poor o'erlabour'cl wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a Brother...him leave to toil; And see his Lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife, And helple ss offspring mourn. If I'm design'd...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

1821 - 259 pages
...of love adorn, Man's inhumanity to Man Makes countless thousands mourn. See yonder poor o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a Brother of the Eaith To give him leave to toil; And see his Lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd...
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