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The Letters of Robert Burns

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Author: Robert Burns
Language: English
Wordcount: 120,376 / 348 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 47.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 815
Added to site: 2006.06.16
mnybks.net#: 14014
Origin: gutenberg.org

Selected and arranged, with an introduction, by J. Logie Robertson

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ad spend an hour caressin' Ev'n wi' a tinkler gipsy's messan."

He moved freely up and down the whole social scale, blind to the imaginary distinctions of blood and title and the extrinsic differences of wealth, seeing true superiority in an honest manly heart, and bearing himself wherever he found it as an equal and a brother. His correspondents were of every social grade--peers and peasants; of every intellectual attainment--philosophers like Dugald Stewart, and simple swains like Thomas Orr; and of almost every variety of calling, from professional men of recognised eminence to obscure shopkeepers, cottars, and tradesmen. They include servant-girls, gentlewomen, and ladies of titled rank; country schoolmasters and college professors; men of law of all degrees, from poor John Richmond, a plain law-clerk with a lodging in the Lawnmarket, to the Honourable Henry Erskine, Dean of the Faculty; farmers, small and large; lairds, large and small; shoemakers and shopkeepers; ministers, bankers, and doctors; p

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