Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832 / Edinburgh / Scotland)
As Lords Their Labourers' Hire Delay
As lords their labourers' hire delay,
Fate quits our toil with hopes to come,
Which, if far short of present pay,
Still, owns a debt and names a sum.
Quit not the pledge, frail sufferer, then,
Although a distant date be given;
Despair is treason towards man,
And blasphemy to Heaven.
Sir Walter Scott's Other Poems
- A Serenade
- An Hour With Thee
- Ancient Gaelic Melody
- As Lords Their Labourers' Hire Delay
- Bonny Dundee
- Border Ballad
- Breathes There the Man... From the Lay o...
- Brignall Banks
- Bruce and the Abbot
- Cadyow Castle
- Claud Halcro's Song
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