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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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Regulations Governing the Execution of Leases of Indian Allotments on the ...

United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs - 1837 - 7 pages
...of the rich, who is now confined to exhausting labor for a mere pittance upon which to subsist, or " Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil," will find a home in the West; and, stimulated by the favor of the Government, the desire for independence,...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...heaven-erected face The smiles of love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! 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 offspring mourn. If I'm designed...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands moum ! VIII. " Sec yonder poor, o'erlahour'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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! VIII. " See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd k fellow worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn....
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 357 pages
...heaven-erected face' The smiles of love adorn' — Man's inhumanity to man', Makes countless thousands mourn". See yonder poor', o'erlaboured wight', So abject',...begs a brother of the earth' To give him leave to toll'; And see his lordly fellow-worm' The poor petition SPURN', Unmindful', though a weeping wife",...
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The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - 1842 - 304 pages
...adorn — Man's inhumanity to man, Makes countless thousands mourn. 8. See yonder poor, o'erloaded wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earthh To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful,...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1843
...law oppressive and unjust. He could not bear that those lines of Burns should be applicable to him. " See yonder poor o'erlaboured wight So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs his brother of the earth, To give him leave to (oil ; And see his lordly brother worm, The poor petition...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1844 - 635 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn t ' 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 ;t And see his lordly fellmo-mmn The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless...
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The Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1845 - 122 pages
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man, Makes countless thousands mourn ! " See yonder poor, o'er-labor'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." But we shall...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 1

1845
...to the pitiable condition thus described by our national poet : — ' See yonder poor o'er-labonred wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil :' this man will apply with far stronger hope of receiving relief to one who he knows was once reduced...
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