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'Auld Ayr,whom ne'er a town surpasses for honest men and bonnie lasses'

'Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.'

'Dare to be honest and fear no labour.'

'Suspense is worse than disappointment.'

'The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.'

Born in Alloway, Ayrshire and Arran
Died in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
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Now if the harvest is over, And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter, As I lose hold - John Betjeman
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