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Robert Burns was a poet and songwriter widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. This celebrated Scottish poet and lyricist was born at Alloway, near Ayr, in 1759. Burns' poem "A Red, Red Rose" is considered one of the greatest poems of all-time.


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Quote Left See Social-life and Glee sit down, All joyous and unthinking,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me. Quote Right
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Quote Left Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame. Quote Right
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Quote Left Morality, thou ly bane, Thy tens o' thousands thou has slain! Quote Right
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Quote Left O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us. (O would some power the gift to give us to see ourselves as others see us.) Quote Right
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