Robert Burns
Ayrshire / Scotland
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152. Extempore In The Court Of Session

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LORD ADVOCATEHE clenched his pamphlet in his fist,
He quoted and he hinted,
Till, in a declamation-mist,
His argument he tint it:
He gapèd for't, he grapèd for't,
He fand it was awa, man;
But what his common sense came short,
He eked out wi' law, man.

MR. ERSKINECollected, Harry stood awee,
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: man
Ratnakar Mandlik 26 June 2019
A scene in a session of court presented humorously.
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