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Robert Burns (1759–1796).  Poems and Songs.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
354. Epigram—The Toad-eater
 
 
OF Lordly acquaintance you boast,
  And the Dukes that you dined wi’ yestreen,
Yet an insect’s an insect at most,
  Tho’ it crawl on the curl of a Queen!
 

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