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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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Robert Burns

John Alexander Joyce - 1910 - 156 pages
...the poetic sentiment corresponding 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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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1910 - 706 pages
...the poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea ol 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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Feminine Influence on the Poets

Edward Thomas - 1911 - 388 pages
...poetic sentiment correspondent to my idea of the musical expression and then choose my theme, and 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 or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy, and workings of my bosom...
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Robert Burns: How to Know Him

William Allan Neilson - 1917 - 362 pages
...first lines as titles."—(James C. Dick, T/u Songs of Robert Burns, 1903, Preface, pp. viii, ix.) of the business, I walk out, sit down now and then, look out for subjects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings...
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English Journal, Volume 11

1922 - 712 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 or harmony with the agitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom, humming...
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Burns and Folk-song

Alexander Keith - 1922 - 114 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...business, I walk out, sit down now and then, look out for subjects in nature around me that are in unison and harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and working-s...
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An Introduction to Poetry

Jay Broadus Hubbell, John Owen Beaty - 1923 - 564 pages
...sentiment corresponding to my idea of the musical expression, then choose my theme, begin one stanza, and when that is composed, which is generally the most...walk out, sit down now and then, look out for objects of nature around me that are in unison and harmony . . . humming every now and then the air with the...
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Nineteenth Century and After, Volume 104

1928 - 980 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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Romantic Generations: Text, Authority and Posterity in British Romanticism

Lene Østermark-Johansen - 2003 - 182 pages
...the poetic Sentiment, correspondent to my idea of the musical expression then chuse my theme; begin one Stanza; when that is composed, which is generally...difficult part of the business, I walk out, sit down now & then, look out for objects in Nature around me that are in unison or harmony with the cogitations...
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Words and Music

1982 - 190 pages
...the poetic sentiment, correspondent to my idea of 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 or harmony with the cogitations of my fancy and workings of my bosom;...
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