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Published by Printed at the "Times " Book and Job Office .
Written in English


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OCLC/WorldCa6494871

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  Poems And Songs: In Scotch And English () Paperback – Septem by Alexander H. Wingfield (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Alexander H. Wingfield.   Excerpt from Poems and Songs, in Scotch and English Many of the pieces are written in the Lowland Scottish dialect, the author's mother tongue, which abounds with words having no exact equivalent in the English of the present day - words that, within a certain range of subjects, add much to the poet's resources of rhyme and : Alex; H. Wingfield.   Poems and songs, maistly Scotch by Andrew Wanless, , Published by A. Wanless edition, in English - Second edition, to which is added a number of new pieces never before : And such English as the poet uses is the plain, popular Saxon speech, unmixed with long words of learned derivation. If the public give no worse welcome to this collection than they have generally given to the author’s pieces, as they appeared singly, he will consider himself to have been favourably judged and well received.

  Reading Poems and Songs by Robert Burns is a fascinating journey into a linguistic landscape that is like English, but also extremely different. His Scotch-English, at times light, at others heavy, unmistakably bears the imprint of /5. collection of poems by Robert Burns. Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect (London Edition) is commonly known as the Third or London Edition and sometimes the Stinking Edition. It is a collection of poetry and songs by Robert Burns, printed for A. Strahan; T. Cadell in the Strand; and W. Creech, : Robert Burns. This book includes all of Robert Burns' poems and songs including those that were discovered fragemented or only partly written. I'm not brilliant when it comes to poetry so can't comment on how well written these are but there are plenty to chose from, all with a different feel and purpose so there is something for everyone/5. Diminutive book of Burns' poems, inches tall. Tartan paper covered hardcover with gilt lettering, red cloth spine, all edges gilt, pages. Covers a bit chipped at the edges, spine ends worn, preliminaries up to title page attached to inside front .

Poems, Scots and English by Cocker, W.D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The opening poem "The Two Dogs" cracked me up and by the book's end, I was reading poems/songs aloud on the subway in a fake Scottish I'd picked up Robert Burns' "Poems and Songs" some time ago but kept putting off reading it because its dialectic prose looked like Olde English of the driest sort/5.   In , however, young Robert Burns was an obscure country poet. The son of a tenant farmer from the southwest of Scotland, Burns always had a talent for poetry and song. He also had a fondness for women, which may have led indirectly to the first publication of his poems. Robert Burns (25 January – 21 July ), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots Literary movement: Romanticism.