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" ... harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom; humming every now and then the air, with the verses I have framed. "
Pages from an old volume of life. A collection of essays 1857-1881 - Page 283
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
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The Author, Volume 3

William Henry Hills - 1891 - 224 pages
...stanza ; when that was composed, — which was generally the most difficult part of the task, — to walk out, sit down now and then, look out for objects in nature around him, such as harmonized with the cogitations of his fancy, humming occasionally the air, with...
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Three Centuries of Scottish Literature, Volume 2

Hugh Walker - 1893 - 272 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom...
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Life of Robert Burns

James Craig Higgins - 1893 - 252 pages
...the poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression; then choose my theme; begin one stanza. When that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom,...
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Three Centuries of Scottish Literature, Volume 1

Hugh Walker - 1893 - 272 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom...
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The union to Scott

Hugh Walker - 1893 - 274 pages
...I walk out, sit down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings...humming every now and then the air with the verses I Tiave framed. When I feel my muse beginning to jade, I retire to the solitary fireside of my study,...
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English Men of Letters, Volume 10

John Morley - 1894 - 620 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of m/ fancy and workings of my bosom...
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Methods of Authors

Hugo Erichsen - 1894 - 184 pages
...one stanza; when that was composed,—which was generally the most difficult part of the task, — to walk out, sit down now and then, look out for objects in nature around him, such as harmonized with the cogitations of his fancy, humming occasionally the air, with...
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Robert Burns

John Campbell Shairp - 1895 - 228 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...difficult part of the business, I walk out, sit down no wand then, look out for objects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1896 - 710 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature round me that arc in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom ;...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1896 - 710 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression ; then choose my theme ; begin one stanza ; when that is composed, which is generally...down now and then, look out for objects in nature round me that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom ;...
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