Poet Robert Burns

Scottish poet (B:1759-01-25 - D:1796-07-21)

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Epigram'the Toad-Eater

OF Lordly acquaintance you boast,
And the Dukes that you dined wi' yestreen,
Yet an insect's an insect at most,
Tho' it crawl on the curl of a Queen!

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