Friday, December 11, 2009

Robbie Burns

..."When once life's day draws near the gloaming,
The farewell careless social roaming,
And farewell cheerful tankards foaming,
And social noise;
And farewell dear deluding women,
The joy of joys!"

Long life to thy fame and peace to thy soul, Rob Burns. When I want to express a sentiment which I feel strongly, I find the phrase in Shakespeare - or thee."...

From Scott's Journal, December 11, 1826; a creative inspiration for Scott.

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