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William Dunbar Poems

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by Dunbar, William
 I THAT in heill was and gladness 
Am trublit now with great sickness 
And feblit with infirmitie:-- 
 Timor Mortis conturbat me. 

Our plesance here is all vain glory,...Read More



by Dunbar, William
 LONDON, thou art of townes A per se. 
 Soveraign of cities, seemliest in sight, 
Of high renoun, riches and royaltie; 
 Of lordis, barons, and many a goodly...Read More

by Dunbar, William
 London, thou art of town{.e}s A per se.
Soveraign of cities, semeliest in sight,
Of high renoun, riches, and royaltie;
Of lordis, barons, and many goodly knyght;
Of most delectable lusty ladies bright;
Of...Read More

by Dunbar, William
 RORATE coeli desuper! 
 Hevins, distil your balmy schouris! 
For now is risen the bricht day-ster, 
 Fro the rose Mary, flour of flouris: 
 The cleir Sone, quhom...Read More



by Dunbar, William
 SWEET rois of vertew and of gentilness, 
Delytsum lily of everie lustynes, 
 Richest in bontie and in bewtie clear, 
 And everie vertew that is wenit dear, 
Except...Read More

by Burns, Robert
 AS 1 I cam by Crochallan,
 I cannilie keekit ben;
Rattlin’, roarin’ Willie
 Was sittin at yon boord-en’;
Sittin at yon boord-en,
 And amang gude companie;
Rattlin’, roarin’ Willie,
 You’re welcome hame...Read More