A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle

To prove my saul is Scots I maun begin
Wi what’s still deemed Scots and the folk expect,
And spire up syne by visible degrees
To heichts whereo the fules hae never recked“.

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Writing Scotland – Hugh MacDiarmid – BBC TwoNorthern Numbers, 3 vols, ed. by (1920-22) Annals of the Five Senses (1923) Sangschaw (1925) Penny Wheep (1926) Contemporary Scottish Studies (1926) A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle (1926) Robert Burns 1759-1796, ed.

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