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s0042b27_T'was.pdf
A collection of songs and ballads, mostly on the theme of love. The first tells the happy story of two young lovers who run off to be married secretly at the fair, while the second is a poem by Robert Burns on the beauty of his love. The third is a…

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A sermon on Genesis ii. 18: And the Lord God said, it is not good that the man should be alone: I will make him a help-meet for him. The preacher breaks up the passage into smaller phrases and deals with them individually, extolling the many virtues…

s0024Kb30_Adam.pdf
A Robin Hood-like tale of three bowmen who have been living in the woods after being outlawed for poaching. One of the bowman, William of Cloudeslie, attempts to visit his wife and children in town, where he is welcomed by her but turned in by an old…

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The chapbook begins with an advertisement on inside cover indicating that Robert Burns’ earlier poems had been received very favourably and included in a volume of poetry, which has led to these next poems being published. The first poem is a…

s0024AFb05_Ali.pdf
This chapbook presents the traditional tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves presented for popular entertainment.In the story, Ali Baba is a poor woodcutter who discovers the secret of a thieves' den, entered with the phrase "Open Sesame". The…
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