Robert Burns
Ayrshire / Scotland
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Address To The Unco Guid

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My Son, these maxims make a rule,
An' lump them aye thegither;
The Rigid Righteous is a fool,
The Rigid Wise anither:
The cleanest corn that ere was dight
May hae some pyles o' caff in;
So ne'er a fellow creature slight
For random fits o' daffin.
Solomon.--Eccles. ch. vii. verse 16
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* Sunprincess * 31 January 2014
.......nice lines.. ~Who made the heart, 'tis He alone Decidedly can try us; He knows each chord, its various tone, ~
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David Hand 29 August 2006
Not one of Burns best known poems, but the last two verses in particular could be incorporated into any faith for tolerant judgement of others
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