Robert Burns: How To Know Him
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Robert Burns: How To Know Him

By William Allan Neilson
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Table of Contents
  • ROBERT BURNS HOW TO KNOW HIM
    • LIST OF POEMS
    • CONTENTS
  • ROBERT BURNS
    • CHAPTER I BIOGRAPHY
      • 1. Alloway, Mount Oliphant, and Lochlea
      • THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT
      • HANDSOME NELL
      • THE DEATH AND DYING WORDS OF POOR MAILIE, THE AUTHOR'S ONLY PET YOWE
      • POOR MAILIE'S ELEGY
      • MARY MORISON
      • MY NANNIE O
      • THE RIGS O' BARLEY
      • 2. Mossgiel
      • A PRAYER IN THE PROSPECT OF DEATH
      • THE POET'S WELCOME TO HIS LOVE-BEGOTTEN DAUGHTER
      • WILL YE GO TO THE INDIES, MY MARY?
      • THE GLOOMY NIGHT
      • ON A SCOTCH BARD, GONE TO THE WEST INDIES
      • 3. Edinburgh
      • AE FOND KISS
      • MY NANNIE'S AWA
      • CLARINDA
      • 4. Ellisland
      • I HAE A WIFE
      • 5. Dumfries
    • 1. Alloway, Mount Oliphant, and Lochlea
    • THE COTTER'S SATURDAY NIGHT
    • HANDSOME NELL
    • THE DEATH AND DYING WORDS OF POOR MAILIE, THE AUTHOR'S ONLY PET YOWE
    • POOR MAILIE'S ELEGY
    • MARY MORISON
    • MY NANNIE O
    • THE RIGS O' BARLEY
    • 2. Mossgiel
    • A PRAYER IN THE PROSPECT OF DEATH
    • THE POET'S WELCOME TO HIS LOVE-BEGOTTEN DAUGHTER
    • WILL YE GO TO THE INDIES, MY MARY?
    • THE GLOOMY NIGHT
    • ON A SCOTCH BARD, GONE TO THE WEST INDIES
    • 3. Edinburgh
    • AE FOND KISS
    • MY NANNIE'S AWA
    • CLARINDA
    • 4. Ellisland
    • I HAE A WIFE
    • 5. Dumfries
    • CHAPTER II INHERITANCE: LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
      • GO FETCH TO ME A PINT O' WINE
    • GO FETCH TO ME A PINT O' WINE
    • CHAPTER III BURNS AND SCOTTISH SONG
      • AULD LANG SYNE
      • MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED RED ROSE
      • YESTREEN I HAD A PINT O' WINE
      • OF A' THE AIRTS
      • O THIS IS NO MY AIN LASSIE
      • POORTITH CAULD
      • MY WIFE'S A WINSOME WEE THING
      • HIGHLAND MARY
      • TO MARY IN HEAVEN
      • CA' THE YOWES (Second Version)
      • AFTON WATER
      • THE BLUE-EYED LASSIE
      • BONNIE LESLEY
      • LASSIE WI' THE LINT-WHITE LOCKS
      • MONTGOMERIE'S PEGGY
      • THE LEA-RIG
      • AULD ROB MORRIS
      • O, WERT THOU IN THE CAULD BLAST
      • GREEN GROW THE RASHES
      • THERE WAS A LAD
      • CONTENTED WI' LITTLE
      • MY FATHER WAS A FARMER
      • O FOR ANE AN' TWENTY, TAM!
      • YE BANKS AND BRAES (Second Version)
      • (Third Version)
      • SIMMER'S A PLEASANT TIME
      • WHISTLE, AND I'LL COME TO YE, MY LAD
      • TAM GLEN
      • THE RANTIN' DOG THE DADDIE O'T
      • LAST MAY A BRAW WOOER
      • FOR THE SAKE O' SOMEBODY
      • OPEN THE DOOR TO ME, O!
      • WANDERING WILLIE
      • HOW LANG AND DREARY
      • THE BONNIE LAD THAT'S FAR AWA
      • BRAW BRAW LADS
      • MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS
      • WHAT CAN A YOUNG LASSIE
      • TO DAUNTON ME
      • I'M OWRE YOUNG TO MARRY YET
      • MY LOVE SHE'S BUT A LASSIE YET
      • BESSY AND HER SPINNIN'-WHEEL
      • JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO
      • THE WEARY PUND O' TOW
      • O MERRY HAE I BEEN
      • HAD I THE WYTE?
      • MACPHERSON'S FAREWELL
      • THE HIGHLAND BALOU
      • DUNCAN GRAY
      • DUNCAN DAVISON
      • THE DE'IL'S AWA WI' TH' EXCISEMAN
      • COMIN' THROUGH THE RYE
      • THE DEUK'S DANG O'ER MY DADDIE
      • WHA IS THAT AT MY BOWER DOOR?
      • WILLIE'S WIFE
      • A MAN'S A MAN FOR A' THAT
      • SCOTS, WHA HAE ROBERT BRUCE'S ADDRESS TO HIS ARMY, BEFORE THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN
      • IT WAS A' FOR OUR RIGHTFU' KING
      • COME BOAT ME O'ER TO CHARLIE
      • THE HIGHLAND LADDIE
      • BANNOCKS O' BARLEY
      • KENMURE'S ON AND AWA
      • THERE'LL NEVER BE PEACE TILL JAMIE COMES HAME
      • I HAE BEEN AT CROOKIEDEN
      • CHARLIE HE'S MY DARLING
    • AULD LANG SYNE
    • MY LOVE IS LIKE A RED RED ROSE
    • YESTREEN I HAD A PINT O' WINE
    • OF A' THE AIRTS
    • O THIS IS NO MY AIN LASSIE
    • POORTITH CAULD
    • MY WIFE'S A WINSOME WEE THING
    • HIGHLAND MARY
    • TO MARY IN HEAVEN
    • CA' THE YOWES (Second Version)
    • AFTON WATER
    • THE BLUE-EYED LASSIE
    • BONNIE LESLEY
    • LASSIE WI' THE LINT-WHITE LOCKS
    • MONTGOMERIE'S PEGGY
    • THE LEA-RIG
    • AULD ROB MORRIS
    • O, WERT THOU IN THE CAULD BLAST
    • GREEN GROW THE RASHES
    • THERE WAS A LAD
    • CONTENTED WI' LITTLE
    • MY FATHER WAS A FARMER
    • O FOR ANE AN' TWENTY, TAM!
    • YE BANKS AND BRAES (Second Version)
    • (Third Version)
    • SIMMER'S A PLEASANT TIME
    • WHISTLE, AND I'LL COME TO YE, MY LAD
    • TAM GLEN
    • THE RANTIN' DOG THE DADDIE O'T
    • LAST MAY A BRAW WOOER
    • FOR THE SAKE O' SOMEBODY
    • OPEN THE DOOR TO ME, O!
    • WANDERING WILLIE
    • HOW LANG AND DREARY
    • THE BONNIE LAD THAT'S FAR AWA
    • BRAW BRAW LADS
    • MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS
    • WHAT CAN A YOUNG LASSIE
    • TO DAUNTON ME
    • I'M OWRE YOUNG TO MARRY YET
    • MY LOVE SHE'S BUT A LASSIE YET
    • BESSY AND HER SPINNIN'-WHEEL
    • JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO
    • THE WEARY PUND O' TOW
    • O MERRY HAE I BEEN
    • HAD I THE WYTE?
    • MACPHERSON'S FAREWELL
    • THE HIGHLAND BALOU
    • DUNCAN GRAY
    • DUNCAN DAVISON
    • THE DE'IL'S AWA WI' TH' EXCISEMAN
    • COMIN' THROUGH THE RYE
    • THE DEUK'S DANG O'ER MY DADDIE
    • WHA IS THAT AT MY BOWER DOOR?
    • WILLIE'S WIFE
    • A MAN'S A MAN FOR A' THAT
    • SCOTS, WHA HAE ROBERT BRUCE'S ADDRESS TO HIS ARMY, BEFORE THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN
    • IT WAS A' FOR OUR RIGHTFU' KING
    • COME BOAT ME O'ER TO CHARLIE
    • THE HIGHLAND LADDIE
    • BANNOCKS O' BARLEY
    • KENMURE'S ON AND AWA
    • THERE'LL NEVER BE PEACE TILL JAMIE COMES HAME
    • I HAE BEEN AT CROOKIEDEN
    • CHARLIE HE'S MY DARLING
    • CHAPTER IV SATIRES AND EPISTLES
      • HOLY WILLIE'S PRAYER
      • ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID, OR THE RIGIDLY RIGHTEOUS
      • TO THE REV. JOHN M'MATH
      • EPISTLE TO DAVIE, A BROTHER POET
      • EPISTLE TO A YOUNG FRIEND
      • ON JOHN DOVE, INNKEEPER
    • HOLY WILLIE'S PRAYER
    • ADDRESS TO THE UNCO GUID, OR THE RIGIDLY RIGHTEOUS
    • TO THE REV. JOHN M'MATH
    • EPISTLE TO DAVIE, A BROTHER POET
    • EPISTLE TO A YOUNG FRIEND
    • ON JOHN DOVE, INNKEEPER
    • CHAPTER V DESCRIPTIVE AND NARRATIVE POETRY
      • HALLOWEEN[4]
        • FOOT-NOTES TO HALLOWEEN
      • FOOT-NOTES TO HALLOWEEN
      • THE TWA DOGS
      • THE HOLY FAIR
      • WILLIE BREW'D A PECK O' MAUT
      • THE JOLLY BEGGARS A Cantata
      • TAM O' SHANTER A Tale
      • TO A MOUSE, ON TURNING HER UP IN HER NEST WITH THE PLOUGH, NOVEMBER, 1785
      • TO A LOUSE On Seeing One on a Lady's Bonnet at Church
      • TO A MOUNTAIN DAISY On Turning One Down With a Plough in April, 1786
      • THE AULD FARMER'S NEW-YEAR MORNING SALUTATION TO HIS AULD MARE, MAGGIE.
      • ADDRESS TO THE DEIL
      • DEATH AND DOCTOR HORNBOOK
      • TAM SAMSON'S ELEGY
      • ELEGY ON CAPT. MATTHEW HENDERSON, A Gentleman Who Held the Patent for His Honours Immediately From Almighty God
      • SCOTCH DRINK
      • TO A HAGGIS
      • A BARD'S EPITAPH
    • HALLOWEEN[4]
      • FOOT-NOTES TO HALLOWEEN
    • FOOT-NOTES TO HALLOWEEN
    • THE TWA DOGS
    • THE HOLY FAIR
    • WILLIE BREW'D A PECK O' MAUT
    • THE JOLLY BEGGARS A Cantata
    • TAM O' SHANTER A Tale
    • TO A MOUSE, ON TURNING HER UP IN HER NEST WITH THE PLOUGH, NOVEMBER, 1785
    • TO A LOUSE On Seeing One on a Lady's Bonnet at Church
    • TO A MOUNTAIN DAISY On Turning One Down With a Plough in April, 1786
    • THE AULD FARMER'S NEW-YEAR MORNING SALUTATION TO HIS AULD MARE, MAGGIE.
    • ADDRESS TO THE DEIL
    • DEATH AND DOCTOR HORNBOOK
    • TAM SAMSON'S ELEGY
    • ELEGY ON CAPT. MATTHEW HENDERSON, A Gentleman Who Held the Patent for His Honours Immediately From Almighty God
    • SCOTCH DRINK
    • TO A HAGGIS
    • A BARD'S EPITAPH
    • CHAPTER VI CONCLUSION
      • THE END
    • THE END
    • INDEX
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