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Life of Burns (Everyman's Library)

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ISBN 10: 0460001566 / ISBN 13: 9780460001564
Published by Dutton Adult
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover w / dustjacket. Very good condition; edges, corners, and covers of book show minor wear. No underlining; no highlighting; no internal markings. DJ Very Good - NO TEARS --NOT priceclipped. NO remainder mark. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1977. Hardcover w / dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 340373

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Title: Life of Burns (Everyman's Library)

Publisher: Dutton Adult

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...language and fulsome sentiment than could be produced from all his writings besides, contain also, it must be acknowledged, passages of deep and noble feeling, which no one but Burns could have penned. One sentence, as strongly illustrative of the poet's character, I may venture to transcribe: "People of nice sensibility and generous minds have a certain intrinsic dignity, which fires at being trifled with, or lowered, or even too closely approached." 1 At this time the publication called " Johnson's Museum of Scottish Song," was going on in Edinburgh; and its projector appears to have early prevailed on Burns to give him his assistance in the arrangement of his materials. T hough the song on Miss Peggy Kennedy, commencing "Young Peggy blooms, our boniest lass," is the only hitherto unpublished one of his which appears in the first volume, issued in 1787, many of the old ballads included in it bear traces of his hand; but in the second i volume, which appeared in March, 1788, we find no fewer than five songs by Burns; two that have been already mentioned,2 and three far better than these, viz.:--" Theniel Menzies' bonie Mary," that grand lyric, "Farewell, ye dungeons dark and strong, The wretch's destiny, Macpherson's time will not be long On yonder gallows tree;" both of which performances bespeak the recent impressions of his Highland visit; and, lastly, "Whistle and I'll come to you, my lad." Burns had been, from his youth upwards, an enthusiastic lover of the old minstrelsy and music of his country; but he now studied both subjects with far better opportunities and appliances than he could have commanded previously; and it is from this time that we must date his ambition to transmit his own poetry to posterity, in eternal association with...

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