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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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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...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." But we shall...
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857
...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." But we shall...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857
...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." But we shall...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! See yonder poor, o'erlabor'd wiglu, 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, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 2

Henry Reed - 1857
...social inequality, but not strong enough to raise him above it to a magnanimous contentment : — " See yonder poor, o'erlaboured wight, So abject, mean,...a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil. "If I'm designed yon lordling's slave By nature's law designed, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - 1857 - 408 pages
...strong enough to raise him above it to a magnanimous contentment : — " 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 slave, By nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish i *...
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An Autobiography: My Schools and Schoolmasters; Or, The Story of My Education

Hugh Miller - 1857 - 537 pages
...no name." CHAPTER XIX. " See yonder poor o'er-labor'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who hegs n brother of the earth To give him leave to toil ; And see his lordy fellow-worm The poor petition spurn." BURNS. WORK failed me about the end of June 1828 ; a-id,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 pages
...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, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm designed...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1859 - 612 pages
...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, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. " If I 'm design'd...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 pages
...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, though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd...
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