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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 Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...thousands mourn ! VIII. See yonder poor, o'erlahour'd wight, So ahject, mean, and vile, Who hegs a hrother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordly fellow-worm The pour petition spurn, Unmindful tho' a weeping wife AnJ helpless offspring mourn. IX. If I'm design'd...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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...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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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...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...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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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - 1849 - 425 pages
...of those stanzas : — " See yonder poor o'erlauour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs л 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 offspring mourn. If...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! vm " 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 fdlow-worm The poor petition spurn. Unmindful, tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. IX....
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...Makes countless thousands mourn ! " See yonder poor, o'erlabour'd wight, So abject, mean, and Tile, 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. " If I'm designed...
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Masters and workmen, by lord B-, Volume 2; Volume 633

Frederick Richard Chichester (earl of Belfast.) - 1851
...there, and wishing them all a good evening, she departed. CHAPTER VI See yonder poor o'er labour'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. BURNS. MANY circumstances contributed to render that a happy evening to the...
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The Finishers' friendly circular

1851
...connected " — PEINTEES' DELEGATES' ADDEESS. ON LABOUIL— (concluded}. "See, yonder potr o'er laboured wight, so abject, mean and vile, Who begs a brother of the earth to give him leave to toil," — BUENS. THE chief evils under which men generally suffer are not natural evils, but evils arising...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - 1852
...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 of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And set his lordly fellow worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring...
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Proceedings

Natal (South Africa). Commission to Inquire into the Past and Present State of the Kafirs - 1852
...gain the smallest pittance which existence requires he must become a VILLAIN, or the degraded vassal " Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil." " No effort certainly should be spared by government to educate the masses; but their first great want...
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