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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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn '. VIII. See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight. So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellmo-wwm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. IX....
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...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...
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The minstrel, a collection of moral and religious poems

Minstrel - 1824
...love aitorn : Man's inbumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! See yonder poor o'er-labour'd wight. So abject, mean and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil; And s«e his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, tho' a weeping wife And belplesg offspring...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 7-8

British anthology - 1825
...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. If I 'm design'd...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn. VItt. 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 ofispring mourn. Ix. X. If I'mdesign'd...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - 1826 - 226 pages
...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. If I'm design'd...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...bitterly, nor more loftily expressed, than in some of those stanzas. " 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. Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ?" If I'm design'd yon lordling's slaveBy Nature's...
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Life of Robert Burns

John Gibson Lockhart - 1828 - 310 pages
...nor more loftily expressed, than in some of those stanzas. • •.. " 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. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slaveBy Nature's laws design'd — Why was an independent wish E'er...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1831 - 438 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! vra " 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 offepring mourn. DC. 1 1f I'm...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831 - 418 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes counties thousands mournl " See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight. So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...earth To give him leave to toil. And see his lordly Jellurv-morm The poor petition ьригп, Unmindful, tho1 a weeping wife And helpless ofisjiring mourn....
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