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  • As he passed through Aberdeen, Burns met Bishop Skinner, a Bishop of the Scottish Episcopal Church; and when he learnt that the Bishop's father, the author of the song of _Tulloch-gorum_, and _The Ewie wi 'the crookit horn_, and other Scottish songs, was still alive, an aged

    Robert Burns John Campbell Shairp 1852

  • Soon after his return to Edinburgh, he received from old Mr. Skinner a rhyming epistle, which greatly pleased the poet, and to which he replied, -- "I regret, and while I live shall regret, that when I was north I had not the pleasure of paying a younger brother's dutiful respect to the author of the best Scotch song ever Scotland saw, _Tulloch-gorum's my delight_."

    Robert Burns John Campbell Shairp 1852

  • The chaps at the West Diddlesex all admired it hugely, except that snarling Scotchman M'Whirter, fourth clerk, -- out of envy because I did not think much of a great yellow stone, named a carum-gorum, or some such thing, which he had in a snuff-mull, as he called it, -- all except

    The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond William Makepeace Thackeray 1837

  • Allan Cunningham, in his _Songs of Scotland_, thus freely comments on it: -- "_Tulloch-gorum_ is a lively clever song, but I would never have edited this collection had I thought with Burns that it is the best song Scotland ever saw.

    Robert Burns John Campbell Shairp 1852

  • Sunt igitur pares prsfati actus in attingendo Deum * Ergo ex hoc Theolo« gorum principio minime probari potest) potiorem esse Charitatem Spe Theologica.

    Tractatus theologicus de charitate, in quo expenditur systema J.V. Bolgenj de amore Dei. Accedit ... Joseph Chantre Herrera, Giovanni Vincenzo Bolgeni 1792


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