Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

A Quote by Robert Burns

Perhaps Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise, Or plaintive Martyrs, worthy of the name.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Beneath the milk-white thorn that scents the evening gale.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Cotter's Saturday Night.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on curiosity

As Tammie glow'red, amazed and curious, The mirth and fun grew fast and furious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on heaven and passion

Misled by fancy's meteor ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray Was light from heaven.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: The Vision.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Stern Ruin's ploughshare drives elate Full on thy bloom.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: To a Mountain Daisy.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Man was made to Mourn.

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A Quote by Robert Burns

John Anderson my jo, John, When we were first acquent, Your locks were like the raven, Your bonny brow was brent.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: John Anderson.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on secrets

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The landlady and Tam grew gracious Wi' favours secret, sweet, and precious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on laughter

The landlord's laugh was ready chorus.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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A Quote by Robert Burns on life

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Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Tam o' Shanter.

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