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Your lines, I maintain it, are poetry, and good poetry.... Friendship... had I been so blest as to have met with you in time, might have led me — God of love only knows where.


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Ayr, gurgling, kissed his pebbled shore, O'erhung with wild woods, thickening green; The fragr...
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And may you better reck the rede, Than ever did th' adviser.
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Ae fond kiss, and then we sever!A farewell, and then forever!Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge t...
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Prudent, cautious self-control Is wisdom's root
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The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend.
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And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation.
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Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!
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This website is not your usual read-some-copy, look-at-some-pictures travel site,
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Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie,
O, what a panic's in thy breastie!
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And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair. Wha does the utmost that he can Will...
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She is a winsome wee thing, She is a handsome wee thing, She is a bonny wee thing, This ...
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I'll pu' the budding rose, when Phoebus peeps in view, For its like a baumy kiss o'er her sweet bo...
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Some hae meat, and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, ...
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It is natural for a young fellow to like the acquaintance of females and customary for him to keep t...
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The joy of my heart is to 'study men, their manners, and their ways,' and for this darling o...
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How wretched is the person who hangs on by the favors of the powerful.
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The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'men
Gang aft agley.
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Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
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Their sighing , canting , grace-proud faces, their three-mile prayers, and half-mile graces.
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Ae fond kiss, and then we sever!
A farewell, and then forever!
Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll ...
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Then horn for horn they stretch and strive; Deil tak the hindmost, on they drive.
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But pleasures are like poppies spread; You seize the flower, its bloom is shed. Or like the sn...
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Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!
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O wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blund...
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Chords that vibrate sweetest pleasure Thrill the deepest notes of wo.
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Now blooms the lily by the bank, The primrose down the brae; The hawthorn's budding in the gle...
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Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a' kennin'...
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I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, am...
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Liberty's in every blow! Let us do or die.
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There's some are fou o' love divine, There's some are fou' o' brandy.
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The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor ...
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But deep this truth impress'd my mind:
Thro' all His works abroad,
The heart benevolent a...
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O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us.
(O would some power the ...
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If there is another world, he lives in bliss. If there is none, he made the best of this.
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I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission.
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Misled by Fancy's meteor-ray, By passion driven; But yet the light that led astray, Was ...
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Cursed be the man, the poorest wretch in life, The crouching vassal, to the tyrant wife, Who h...
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His locked, lettered, braw brass collar, Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
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Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; Oh, my luve's like the melodie That...
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Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; Oh, my luve's like the melodie That...
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The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.
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And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation.
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And O! be sure to fear the Lord alway, And mind your duty, duly, morn and night; Lest in temptation'...
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The best-laid schemes o' mice an 'menGang aft agley. - "To A Mouse".
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But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever.
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There is nothing in the whole frame of man which seems to me so unaccountable as that thing called c...
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Some hae meat and canna eat,
And some wad eat that want it,
But we hae meat and we can eat...
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In my conscience, I believe that my heart has been so oft on fire that it is absolutely vitrified.
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It's really addictive. Personally, it's the highlight of my week to be able to play with some talent...
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