Robert Burns Quotes
'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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I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country - E M Forster
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Start of the Easter Uprising - 1916, Glorious Glosters Stand at Imjin River - 1951, Official opening of the Pennine Way - 1965, Bishopsgate Bombing - 1993
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