The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: Text.-v.3. Commentary

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Clarendon P., 1968

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Contents

O once I lovd
3
Song composed in August 3 I dreamd I lay
4
A Penitential thought in the hour of Remorse
5
Song
6
A Fragment
7
Song
8
Song
9
Winter A Dirge
10
The Sons of old Killie
299
Epistle to Capt? Will Logan at Park
300
A Winter Night
303
Extempore Reply to an Invitation
306
The Night was still
307
Rusticitys ungainly Form
308
To a Haggis
310
Verses intended to be written below a noble Earls picture
312

Song
11
To Ruin
12
A Prayer in the Prospect of Death
13
Stanzas on the same Occasion
14
A Prayer Under the Pressure of violent Anguish
15
Though fickle Fortune has deceivd
16
O raging Fortunes withering blast
17
4739 Dumfries Epigrams 756
19
Extempore 19 The First Psalm
24
The First Six Verses of the Ninetieth Psalm
25
Song
26
Fragment
28
John Barleycorn A Ballad
29
page 431
31
The Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie
32
Poor Mailies Elegy
34
Remorse
37
Song
38
On Ja Grieve Laird of Boghead Tarbolton
39
page
40
Mary Morison
42
Mossgiel
45
Epitaph on Wm Muir in Tarbolton Miln 32 Epitaph On a Celebrated Ruling Elder 33 On a Noisy Polemic
47
On Wee Johnie 35 For the Authors Father 36 For R A Esq 37 For G H Esq
48
A Fragment
49
It was a for our rightfu king Page 876
50
Address to the Unco Guid or the Rigidly Righteous
52
The Ronalds of the Bennals
54
The Tarbolton Lasses
56
Song 43 O leave novels
57
A Fragment
58
Green grow the Rashes A Fragment
59
Song
60
Epistle to J R Enclosing some Poems
61
Lines Addressed to Mr John Ranken
63
Verses Addressed to the above J Ranken 50 Lines Wrote by Burns while on his deathbed
64
Epistle to Davie a Brother Poet
65
The Holy Tulzie
70
Holy Willies Prayer
74
Epitaph on Holy Willie
78
Death and Doctor Hornbook A True Story
79
On Tam the Chapman
84
Epistle to J Lk An Old Scotch Bard
85
To the Same
89
To W Sn Ochiltree
93
A Poets Welcome to his lovebegotten Daughter
99
The Fornicator A New Song
101
The Vision Duan First
103
Duan Second
109
Epistle to John Goldie in Kilmarnock page
114
Man was Made to Mourn A Dirge
116
A Song On Miss PK
119
The Braes o Ballochmyle I 21
121
Third Epistle to J Lapraik I 22
122
To the Rev John MMath I 24
124
To a Mouse On turning her up in her Nest
127
The Holy Fair
128
The Twa Dogs A Tale
137
The Cotters Saturday Night
145
Halloween
152
The other night 927
160
The Mauchline Wedding
163
The Auld Farmers Newyearmorning Salutation to his Auld Mare Maggie
165
Address to the Deil
168
Scotch Drink
173
Brose and Butter
177
To J S
178
The rantin dog the Daddie ot
184
The Authors Earnest Cry and Prayer to the Scotch Representa tives in the House of Commons
185
Sketch
191
My Collier laddie page 630
192
To a Louse On Seeing one on a Ladys Bonnet at Church
193
Love and LibertyA Cantata
195
Johnie Blunt 633
196
The Wrens Nest 834
200
Mossgiel and Edinburgh
211
The Ordination
213
The Inventory
217
To Mr John Kennedy
220
Adam Armours Prayer
221
Song On Miss W A
223
Letter to Tt Glnc
225
To Mrs C
227
To a MountainDaisy On turning one down with the Plough
228
The Lament Occasioned by the Unfortunate Issue of a Friends Amour
230
Despondency an Ode
232
A Mothers Lament for the loss of her only
233
Jeremiah 15th Ch 10 V
234
Epitaph on a Henpecked Country Squire page
235
Extemporeto M Gavin Hamilton
236
To the beautiful Miss Eliza
237
On a Scotch Bard Gone to the West Indies
238
Elegy on Cap MH
239
Second Epistle to Davie
240
To M Gavin Hamilton Mauchline
241
My bony Mary
242
A Dedication to G H Esq
243
Versicles on Signposts
244
To M John Taylor
245
A Sonnet upon Sonnets
246
A Bards Epitaph
247
Epistle to a Young Friend
248
Lines written on a Banknote
251
Highland Lassie
252
Address of Beelzebub
254
Libel Summons
256
Whall mw me now 903
258
Awa whigs awa 529
262
Epitaph on John Dove Innkeeper Mauchline 111 Epitaph on a Wag in Mauchline
263
On Willie Chalmers
264
A Dream On reading in the public papers the Laureates Ode
265
To Dr John Mackenzie
270
The Farewell
272
Tam Samsons Elegy
273
To John Kennedy
276
The Brigs of Ayr a Poem
280
Wrote on the blank leaf of a copy of my first Edition which I sent to an old Sweetheart
290
Song
291
The Northern Lass
293
A Fragment
294
The Calf
295
Natures Law
296
Extempore Verses on Dining with Lord Daer
297
Song
313
Edinburgh Border Tour Highland Tours
317
To Miss
319
There was a lad
320
Elegy on the Death of Robert Ruisseaux
321
Epitaph Here lies Robert Fergusson Poet
322
On Fergusson
323
To M E on his translation of Martial
324
To Miss Isabella Macleod
328
Extempore Epistle to M McAdam of Craigengillan
329
Prologue Spoken by Mr Woods on his Benefit night
330
Epistle to M Tytler of Woodhouselee
332
To Miss Ainslie in Church
333
To William Creech
334
To Symon Gray
336
To Renton of Lamerton
337
Bonie Dundee
338
At Roslin Inn
339
Epigram
340
To Miss Ferrier
342
On reading in a Newspaper the Death of ML Esq
343
Yon wild mossy mountains
345
My Harry was a Gallant gay
346
Verses Written on a window of the Inn at Carron
348
On a Schoolmaster in Cleish Parish Fifeshire
349
Written with a Pencil over the Chimneypiece in the Parlour of the Inn at Kenmore Taymouth
351
The birks of Aberfeldey Composed on the spot
352
Amang the trees
354
The Humble Petition of Bruar Water to the Noble Duke of Athole
355
A Verse composed by Burns to the Master of the house
358
Castle Gordon
359
The young Highland Rover
360
Theniel Menzies bony Mary
361
Lady Onlie
362
On scaring some WaterFowl in LochTurit
364
My Peggys face
365
Where braving angry Winters storms
366
The banks of the Devon
368
Epitaph for William Nicol
369
On the death of the late Lord President Dundas
370
Answer to Clarinda
372
Scots Ballad
374
A Birthday Ode
375
Hunting Song
377
On Johnsons Opinion of Hampden
378
Edinburgh and Ellisland
379
Song
381
An Extemporaneous Effusion on being appointed to the Excise
382
Im oer young to Marry Yet
384
Phersons Farewell
385
Stay my Charmer can you leave me?
386
What will I do gin my Hoggie die page
387
Jumpin John
388
Up in the Morning Early
389
Dusty Miller
390
Duncan Davison
391
Where Helen Lies
392
Duncan Gray
393
The Ploughman
394
Hey tuti tatey
395
Raving winds around her blowing
396
Musing on the roaring Ocean
397
To daunton me
398
Interpolation
399
Oer the water to Charlie
400
Up and warn a Willie
401
The Rosebud
403
Revision for Clarinda
405
An Ill kiss thee yet yet
406
Rattlin roarin Willie
407
Clarinda
408
The Winter it is Past
409
To Clarinda
410
Song
411
Epitaph on R Muir
412
Written in Friars Carse Hermitage on the banks of Nith
414
Altered from the foregoing
415
The Fête Champetre
417
To Alexander Cunningham
419
O Mallys meek Mallys sweet
420
love my Jean
421
O were I on Parnassus Hill
422
The Banks of Nith
424
To Rob Graham of Fintry Esq with a request for an Excise Division
425
The seventh of November
429
The blueeyed Lassie
430
To Capt? G on being asked why I was not to be of the party at Symes page 719
437
Impromptu on Mrs W Riddells Birthday 720
439
Night 721
441
Dumfries 725
445
To Miss Graham of Fintray 727
449
Ellisland
451
Sketch New Years Day To Mrs Dunlop
453
Elegy on the Year 1788
454
Robin shure in hairst
456
Come rede me dame
457
Caledonia
458
At Whighams Inn Sanquhar
459
To William Stewart
460
Lines written in the Kirk of Lamington 257 Afton Water
461
Ode to the departed Regencybill1789
462
On Seeing a Wounded Hare limp by
465
A new Psalm for the Chapel of Kilmarnock
466
Epitaph Extempore On a person nicknamed the Marquis 824
467
To M M Murdo with a pound of Lundiefoot Snuff 262 Sketch Inscribed to The R Hon Ch J Fox
468
To Peter Stuart
469
The Kirk of Scotlands GarlandA new Song
470
Epigrams on Lord Galloway 696
471
To M Graham of Fintry On being appointed to my Excise Division 266 A Grace before dinner Extempore 460 461 461 462 465 466 467 468 469 4...
475
Grace after Meat page
476
The Five CarlinsA Ballad
478
The Laddies by the Banks o Nith
482
To Miss C a very young Lady
483
The Whistle A Ballad
484
From Dr Blacklock To Dr Blacklock
488
A Song
492
lecting the Antiquities of that Kingdom
494
Written under the picture of the celebrated Miss Burns
496
Prologue
498
Nithsdales welcome hame
500
Green Sleeves
501
To Alexander Findlater
502
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