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Impromptu On General Dumourier’s Desertion From The French Republican Army

By |2018-11-12T18:28:06+00:00November 10th, 2018|1793, Impromptu, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

You're welcome to Despots, Dumourier; You're welcome to Despots, Dumourier: How does Dampiere do? Ay, and Bournonville too? Why did they not come along with you, Dumourier? I will fight France with you, Dumourier; I will fight France with you, Dumourier; I will fight France with you, I will take my chance with you; Bymy [...]

Impromptu Lines To Captain Riddell

By |2018-11-12T18:27:14+00:00November 10th, 2018|1789, Impromptu, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Your News and Review, sir. I've read throughand through, sir, With little admiring or blaming; The Papers are barren Of home-news or foreign, Nomurders or rapes worththe naming. Our friends, the Reviewers, Those chippers and hewers, Are judges of mortar and stone, sir; Butof meet orunmeet, In a fabric complete, I'll boldly pronounce they are [...]