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Death And Dr. Hornbook

SOME books are lies frae end to end,
And some great lies were never penn'd:
Ev'n ministers they hae been kenn'd,
In holy rapture,
A rousing whid at times to vend,
And nail't wi' Scripture.


But this that I am gaun to tell,
Which lately on a night befell,

Is just as true's the Deil's in hell
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: death
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