Robert Burns (17591796). Poems and Songs. The Harvard Classics. 190914.
262. Delia: An Ode
To the Editor of The Star.Mr. PrinterIf the productions of a simple ploughman can merit a place in the same paper with Sylvester Otway, and the other favourites of the Muses who illuminate the Star with the lustre of genius, your insertion of the enclosed trifle will be succeeded by future communications from Yours, &c., R. BURNS. Ellisland, near Dumfries, 18th May, 1789.