Robert Burns Ode Poems

1.
Despondency -- An Ode

Oppress'd with grief, oppress'd with care,
A burden more than I can bear,
I set me down and sigh:
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2.
Birthday Ode For 31st December, 1787

AFAR 1 the illustrious Exile roams,
Whom kingdoms on this day should hail;
An inmate in the casual shed,
On transient pity's bounty fed,
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3.
Ode For General Washington's Birthday

NO Spartan tube, no Attic shell,
No lyre ├ćolian I awake;
'Tis liberty's bold note I swell,
Thy harp, Columbia, let me take!
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4.
Ode On The Departed Regency Bill

DAUGHTER of Chaos' doting years,
Nurse of ten thousand hopes and fears,
Whether thy airy, insubstantial shade
(The rights of sepulture now duly paid)
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5.
Ode On The Departed Regency Bill

DAUGHTER of Chaos' doting years,
Nurse of ten thousand hopes and fears,
Whether thy airy, insubstantial shade
(The rights of sepulture now duly paid)
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