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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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Speeches and Essays

Jean Armour Burns Club (Washington, D.C.), John Wilson - 1908 - 100 pages
...suggestive fact that each of these sprang from the humble walks of life. Each may be described as one "Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toll," and each proved, by his life and achievements, that, however hard the lot of poverty, " a man's...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1909 - 649 pages
...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. " If I'm designed...
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The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley, G.C.B. ..

Henry Morton Stanley - 1909 - 551 pages
...some here, and some there, and what you think ought to be done will be done in the Lord's good time. "See, yonder, poor, o'er-laboured wight, So abject,...begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ! " I have often quoted those lines of Burns to myself, on my travels in Manyuema, when I saw the trembling...
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The Complete Works of Robert Burns: (Self-interpreting)

Robert Burns - 1909 - 60 pages
...inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn. See yonder poor o'erlabor'd wight So abject, mean & 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 tho a weeping wife, And helpless children mourn. If...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1910 - 626 pages
...adorn, Mail's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! See yonder poor, o'eriabour'd wi<jht, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the...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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The Twentieth Century Magazine, Volume 1

Benjamin Orange Flower - 1910
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! " See yonder poor, o'erlabored wight, So abject, mean and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth 10 give him leave to toil; And see the lordly fellow worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful though...
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The Twentieth Century Magazine, Volume 1

Benjamin Orange Flower - 1910 - 636 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! " See yonder poor, o'erlabored wight, So abject, mean and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth 10 give him leave to toil; And see the lordly fellow worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful though...
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The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley - 1911 - 551 pages
...you think ought to be done will be done in the Lord's good time. "See, yonder, poor, o'er-Iaboured wight, So abject, mean, and vile! Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil!" I have often quoted those lines of Burns to myself, on my travels in Manyuema, when I saw the trembling...
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Carlyle's Essays on Burns: With the Cotter's Saturday Night and Other Poems ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1910 - 186 pages
...of love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! See yonder poor, o'erlabor'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 off-spring mourn. If I'm design'd...
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Methodist Review, Volume 24

1842
...their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter ;" and of the " wight," whom the poet calls " Abject, mean, and vile ; Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil !" Such spectacles are very common, and of increasing frequency throughout the country. They are bringing...
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