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

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Clarendon P., 1968

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Contents

Lochlie and Mount Oliphant I
1
O once I lovd
3
Song composed in August
4
REFERENCES AND ABBREVIATIONS page 995
5
dreamd I lay c
6
Song
7
Song page 754
8
A Penitential thought in the hour of Remorse
9
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 Eon 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

Song II
11
A Fragment
13
Song
15
Winter A Dirge
16
Song
17
To Ruin
19
A Prayer in the Prospect of Death
20
Stanzas on the same Occasion
21
A Prayer Under the Pressure of violent Anguish
22
Though fickle Fortune has deceivd me
23
Extempore
24
The First Six Verses of the Ninetieth Psalm
25
Song
26
Fragment
28
John Barleycorn A Ballad
29
Epigram on Rough Roads
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
28A On an Innkeeper in Tarbolton page
40
Mary Morison
42
Mossgiel
45
Epitaph on Wm Muir in Tarbolton Miln
47
On Wee Johnie
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
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
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 I 28
128
The Twa Dogs A Tale
137
The Cotters Saturday Night
145
Halloween
152
Epitaph Extempore On a person nicknamed the Marquis 824
156
The other night
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
Hey Ca thro 650
198
The Wrens Nest 834
200
Epigrams on Lord Galloway 696
206
Elibanks and Elibraes
207
Mossgiel and Edinburgh
211
The Ordination
213
The Inventory
217
To Mr John Kennedy
220
Adam Armours Prayer 221 88 Adam Armours Prayer 89 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
Jeremiah 15th Ch 10 V
234
Epitaph on a Henpecked Country Squire page
235
Extemporeto M Gavin Hamilton
236
On a Scotch Bard Gone to the West Indies
238
Second Epistle to Davie
240
To Mr Gavin Hamilton Mauchline
241
A Dedication to G H Esq
243
A Bards Epitaph
247
Epistle to a Young Friend
248
Lines written on a Banknote
251
Highland Lassie O
252
Address of Beelzebub
254
Libel Summons
256
Awa whigs awa 529
262
Epitaph on John Dove Innkeeper 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
On Wedding Rings
288
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
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
313
Edinburgh Border Tour Highland Tours
317
TO Miss L
319
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 MʻL 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
I78 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
There was twa Wives 595
416
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
A Mothers Lament for the loss of her only Son page
431
811843
433
Whistle oer the lave ot
434
Tam Glen
435
To the beautiful Miss Eliza Jn
436
Sketch for an Elegy
437
Elegy on Cap MH
438
Occasional Address Spoken by Miss Fontenelle on her Benefit Night 721
439
On seeing Miss Fontenelle in a Favourite Character 723
440
English song 723
441
Dumfries 442 To Miss Graham of Fintray
442
Auld lang syne
443
Epitaph for J H Writer in Ayr
444
My bony Mary
445
Ode Sacred to the Memory of Mrs of
446
Versicles on Signposts
447
John Taylor
448
A Sonnet upon Sonnets
449
Louis what reck I by thee
450
Ellisland
451
On W R
452
Sketch New Years Day To Mrs Dunlop
453
Elegy on the Year 1788
454
To Dr Maxwell on Miss Jessy Staigs recovery
455
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
461
Ode to the departed Regencybill1789
462
On seeing Ms Kemble in Yarico
463
To the Honble M R M of Pnmre
464
On Seeing a Wounded Hare limp by me
465
A new Psalm for the Chapel of Kilmarnock
466
To M McMurdo with a pound of Lundiefoot Snuff
467
Hon Ch J Fox Esq
468
To Peter Stuart
469
The Kirk of Scotlands GarlandA new Song
470
She 739 741 742 743 744 745 746
474
To M Graham of Fintry On being appointed to my Excise Division
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
272A Answer to an Invitation
488
From Dr Blacklock To Dr Blacklock
489
SongOn Chloris being ill 774
490
A Song
492
On the Late Captain Groses Peregrinations thro Scotland col 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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