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" Faith, he maunna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that; Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense, and pride o' worth, Are higher ranks than a' that. Then let us pray that come it may,— As come it will for a' that,— That sense and worth, o'er a'... "
Contributions to Herography - Page 19
by Erastus Darrow - 1850 - 101 pages
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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn, Volume 1

William Maginn - 1855 - 392 pages
...the earth. I mean King Lewis the XIV. of haughty and magnificent memory. Burns says, "A king may mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboo his might, Gude faith he maunna fa' that." Freron tells us, that Lewis walking one day in the...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review

Orestes Augustus Brownson - American essays - 1855 - 570 pages
...nature itself, as worthy of our reverence in the humble artisan or laborer as in the titled noble. " The king can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; An honest man 's aboon his might, Guid faith! he maunna fa' that." There is something that it will...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review

Orestes Augustus Brownson - American essays - 1855 - 572 pages
...nature itself, as worthy of our reverence in the humble artisan or laborer as in the titled noble. " The king can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; An honest man '- aboon his might, Guid faith ! he maunna fa' that." There is something that it will...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 458 pages
...riband, star, and a' that, The man of independent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that I A king Can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that, But an honest man 's aboon his might, For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that, The pith o' sense and...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1856 - 538 pages
...ribbon, star, and a' that, The man of independent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might; Guid faith, he manna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities and a' that, The pith o' sense and pride...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1856 - 746 pages
...ribbon, star, and a' that; The man of independent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man's aboon his might, Guid faith, he maunna fa'' that! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities, and a' that; The pith o' sense, and pride...
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Pictures from the Battle Fields. By “The Roving Englishman” [E. C. Grenville ...

Eustace Clare Grenville Murray - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1856 - 368 pages
...of the late Mr. Burns, poet and exciseman, might not also be inappropriate : — " A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that, But an honest man's aboon his might, Gude faith he canna' fa' that, And a' that, and a' that ; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's...
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At Home and Abroad: Or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe

Margaret Fuller - Europe - 1856 - 506 pages
...His ribbon, star, and a' that, The man ofindependent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that. " A prince can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man 's aboon his might, Gnid faith, he maunna fa' that! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities,...
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At Home and Abroad: Or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe

Margaret Fuller - Europe - 1856 - 488 pages
...His ribbon, star, and a' that, The man ofindependent mind, He looks and laughs at a' that. " A prince can make a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that; But an honest man 's aboon his might, Guid faith, he maunna fa' that ! For a' that, and a' that, Their dignities,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 660 pages
...honest Poverty. The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man 's the gowd for a' that.* A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man 's aboon his might, Guid faith, he maunna fa' that. The Cotter's Saturday Night. He wales a portion...
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