|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Robert Burns (17591796)|
|QUOTATION:||Dweller in yon dungeon dark,|
Hangman of creation, mark!
Who in widow weeds appears,
Laden with unhonoured years,
Noosing with care a bursting purse,
Baited with many a deadly curse?
|ATTRIBUTION:||Ode on Mrs. Oswald.|