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KILM ARNOCK EDITION,
IN TWO VOLUMES, REVISED AND EXTENDED.

THE

COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS

OF

ROBERT BURNS,

ARRANGED IN THE ORDER OF THEIR EARLIEST PUBLICATION.

VOLUME FIRST,

PIECES PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR;

WITH NEW ANNOTATIONS, BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES, &c.,

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THIS EDITION OF

THE LIFE AND POETICAL WORKS

THE NATIONAL BARD OF SCOTLAND

ALTHOUGH

EXPRESSLY DESIGNED FOR POPULAR CIRCULATION,

IS, NEVERTHELESS,

BY SPECIAL AUTHORITY OF

The Noblemen and Gentlemen of the Caledonian Hunt,

RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY THE PUBLISHER TO THEM,

AS WORTHY SUCCESSORS OF

THE EARLY PATRONS OF BURNS ;

IN IMPLICIT CONFIDENCE

THAT THEY, LIKE THEIR PREDECESSORS OF 1787,

" BEAR THE HONORS, AND INHERIT THE VIRTUES OF THEIR

ANCESTORS."

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