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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Old portraits and modern Sketches (search)
blood, Blest sight to see! It puts my rustic muse in mood To sing for thee. If he needs a simile, he takes the nearest at hand. In a letter to his daughter he says:– That mine is not a longer letter, The cause is not the want of matter,— Of that there's plenty, worse or better; But like a mill Whose stream beats back with surplus water, The wheel stands still. Something of the humor of Burns gleams out occasionally from the sober decorum of his verses. In an epistle to his friend Betton, high sheriff of the county, who had sent to him for a peck of seedcorn, he says:— Soon plantina time will come again, Syne may the heavens gie us rain, Ana shining heat to bless ilk plain Ana fertile hill, Ana gar the loads oa yellow grain, Our garrets fill. As long as I hae food and clothing, Ana still am hale and fier and breathing, Ye's get the corn—and may be aething Ye'll do for me; (Though God forbid)—hang me for naething Ana lose your fee. And on receiving a copy of some verses w