Robert Burns
Ayrshire / Scotland

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Jennifer Barker 21 May 2015
The language is actually Scots, not Scotch (as in the whisky) . It is a 800+ year old language.
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Stephen W 01 January 2014
@Ryan Walker: he was writing in Scotch, a perfectly respectable language, later suppressed by a tyrannical government.
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Ryan Walker 26 January 2012
Interesting. His poetry reminds me of when I read Mark Twain's Huckelberry Finn. It's a great use of broken and common language. It certainly adds an aspect to his poetry.
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Ted Mohr 11 December 2009
Your copy of Robert Burns' A Man's a Man for A' That appears to me to have left out one line in the final stanza which when entered would make the 5th and 6th lines read: For a' that, an' a' that, It’s cuming yet, for a' that,
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