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John G : Kendrick M.D.

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KILMÁRNOCK POPULAR EDITION.

THE

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS

OF

ROBERT BURNS,

ARRANGED IN THE ORDER OF THEIR EARLIEST PUBLICATION.

VOLUME FIRST,

EMBRACING ALL THE PIECES PUBLISHED DURING

HIS LIFETIME;

WITH A MEMOIR OF THE POET, ON A PLAN NOW FIRST ADOPTED,

AND NEW ANNOTATIONS, INTRODUCTORY NOTICES, &c.,

WRITTEN EXPRESSLY FOR THE PRESENT WORK

BY WILLIAM SCOTT DOUGLAS.

"O DEEM not, midst this worldly strife,

An idle art the poet brings:
· Let high philosophy control,
And sages calm the stream of life;
'Tis HE refines its fountain-springs-

The nobler passions of the soul."-Campbell.

KILMARNOCK: JAMES M'KIE.

1871.

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