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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, tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. "
The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ... - Seite 186
von Robert Burns - 1806
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Band 1

Robert Burns - 1856
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! ' See yonder poor, o'erlaboured wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...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....
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Carlyle's Essays on Burns: With the Cotter's Saturday Night and Other Poems ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1910 - 186 Seiten
...of 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...tho' a weeping wife And helpless off-spring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave, By nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...
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Methodist Review, Band 24

1842
...their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter ;" and of the " wight," whom the poet calls " Abject, mean, and vile ; Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil !" Such spectacles are very common, and of increasing frequency throughout the country. They are bringing...
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Keble's Lectures on Poetry, 1832-1841, Band 1

John Keble - 1912
...the fact that he, with all his genius, had only a poor man's fare and shelter granted him by Fate. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd — Why was an independent wish E'er planted in my mind ? If not, why am I subject to His cruelty or scorn ? 2 Such was the description...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being [his] Complete Works

Robert Burns, Alexander Smith - 1914 - 636 Seiten
...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...tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave, By nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...
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CARLYLE'S ESSAY ON BURNS

WILLARD C. GORE - 1915
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn 1 See yonder poor, o'erlabor'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...tho' a weeping wife And helpless off-spring mourn. If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave, By nature's law design'd, Why was an independent wish E'er planted...
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"He Shall Speak Peace.": Love: the Path to Paradise--present: Eternal

1915 - 349 Seiten
...love adorn, Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn ! "See yonder poor, o'erlabored wight. So abject, mean, and vile. Who begs a brother...lordly fellow-worm The poor petition spurn, Unmindful, 'though a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. "If I'm designed you lordling's slave. By Nature's...
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The Tobacco Worker, Bände 20-21

E. Lewis Evans - 1916
...is not a stranger. He is our neighbor. There is no poverty half as tragic as that of the workingman. "Who begs a brother of the earth To give him leave to toil." It won't do to preach to him. An empty stomach is stony ground for the seed of the Gospel. It won't...
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The Poems of Robert Burns: The Poet of Religion, Democracy, Brotherhood and Love

Robert Burns - 1920 - 272 Seiten
...adorn — Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn! 'See yonder poor, o'er-labour'd wight, So abject, mean, and vile, Who begs a brother...tho' a weeping wife And helpless offspring mourn. 'If I'm design'd yon lordling's slave — By Nature's law design'd — Why was an independent wish...
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Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie: with illustrations

Andrew Carnegie - 1920 - 385 Seiten
...that my father, though neither "abject, mean, nor vile," as Burns has it, had nevertheless to "Beg a brother of the earth\ To give him leave to toil."/ And then and there came the resolve that I would cure that when I got to be a man. We were not, however,...
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