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" Our toils obscure, and a' that ; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that ! What tho' on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that ; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man, for a "
Songs of Freedom - Page xxviii
edited by - 1893 - 345 pages
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 25

1860
...estimates a man by his stores of shinning dust, rather than by the royal treasurers of his manhood. ' . " For a' that, and a' that, . . • Their tinsel show, and a' that ; The honest man, though e'er sae poor Is king of men for a' that." Nor does ostentation and display, exhibit more marks of...
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Poems of Manhood ...

1861 - 128 pages
...man's the gowd for a' that. What though on hnraely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that ; Gic fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's...tinsel show, and a" that ; The honest man, though e'er sae poor, Is king o' men for a' that. Ye see yon birkle, ca'da lord, Wha struts, and stares, and...
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Sketches of foeign novelists [tr. and abridged] by G. Gordon

Sketches - 1861
...on hamely fare we dine, Wear hodden grey, and a' that, Gie fools their silks and knaves their wine,A man's a man, for a' that ! For a' that and a' that,...tinsel show, and a' that ; The honest man, though e'er sae poor Is king o' men for a' that ! Then let us pray that come it may — As come it will for...
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Dundas: or, A sketch of Canadian history, and more particularly of the ...

James Croil - History - 1861 - 352 pages
...an echo in the minds of most of our farmers. " What tho' on hamely fare we dine, Wear hodden gray, and a' that, Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man for a' that." Were we to relate our own experience in the matter, we should doubtless arrive at a conclusion somewhat...
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The songs of Robert Burns. (Bell and Daldy's pocket vols.).

1863
...guinea stamp; The man's the gowd for a' that. What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hodden- grey, and a' that ; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their...Their tinsel show, and a' that; The honest man, though e'er sae poor, Is king o' men for a' that. Ye see yon birkie, ca'da lord, Wha struts, and stares, and...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...guinea stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin grey, and a' that ; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their...tinsel show, and a' that ; The honest man, though e'er sae poor, Is king o' men for a' that. A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a'...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863
...guinea's stamp, The man's the gold for a' that ! What tho' on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray and a' that, Gie fools their silks, and knaves their...that, Their tinsel show and a' that : The honest man, tho' e'er sae poor, Is king o' men for a' that ! Ye see yon birkie, ca'da lord, Wha struts and stares...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS.

1863
...guinea's stamp,1 The man's the gowd for a' that ! What though on namely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that ; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man for a' that! 1 A similar thought occurs in Wycherley's Plain-Dealer, which Burns probably never saw: "I weigh the...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 3

Robert Burns - 1863 - 1 pages
...guinea's stamp,1 The man's the gowd for a' that ! What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that ; Gie .fools their silks, and knaves their wine, A man's a man for a' that! 1 A similar thought occurs in Wycherley's Plain-Dealer, which Burns probably never saw: "I weigh the...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 645 pages
...Burns's poem "For A' That and A' That" (1795): "What though on homely fare we dine, / Wear hodden-grey, and a' that; / Gie fools their silks and knaves their wine, / A man's a man for a' that" (lines 9-12). The street rhyme is unknown, but it has relatives; for example, "Piss a bed, / Piss a...
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