Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns

It was a' for our rightfu' King We left fair Scotland's strand.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: A' for our Rightfu' King. 17

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A Quote by Robert Burns on love

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But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Ae Fond Kiss.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on creation and darkness

Dweller in yon dungeon dark, Hangman of creation, mark! Who in widow weeds appears, Laden with unhonoured years, Noosing with care a bursting purse, Baited with many a deadly curse?

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Ode on Mrs. Oswald.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on assumptions and nature

Again rejoicing Nature sees Her robe assume its vernal hues Her leafy locks wave in the breeze, All freshly steep'd in the morning dews.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

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A Quote by Robert Burns

That hour, o' night's black arch the keystane.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Gars auld claes look amaist as weel 's the new.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony; Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither,- They had been fou for weeks thegither.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on thought

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And like a passing thought, she fled In light away.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Vision.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on grief, joy, men, and pain

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley; An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: To a Mouse.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on pleasure

Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of woe.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Sweet Sensibility.

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