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Robert Burns. (1759–1796).  Poems and Songs.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
Index to Titles
A Bard’s Epitaph
A Bottle and Friend
Adam Armour’s Prayer
Address spoken by Miss Fontenelle
Address to a Haggis
Address to Beelzebub
Address to Edinburgh
Address to the Deil
Address to the shade of Thomson
Address to the Toothache
Address to the Unco Guid
Address to the Woodlark
Address to Wm. Tytler, Esq., of Woodhouselee
A Dedication to Gavin Hamilton, Esq.
A Dream
Ae fond Kiss
A Fiddler in the North
A Grace after Dinner
A Grace after Meat
A Grace before Dinner
A Health to ane I loe dear
A Health to them that’s awa
Ah, woe is me, my Mother dear
A Lass wi’ a Tocher
A Man’s a Man for a’ that
A Mother’s Lament for her Son’s Death
A New Psalm for the Chapel of Kilmarnock
Anna, thy Charms
Another on the said Occasion
A Poet’s Welcome to his Love-Begotten Daughter
Apology to Mr. Syme for not dining with him
A Prayer in the Prospect of Death
A Prayer under the Pressure of Violent Anguish
A red, red Rose
A Rose-bud by my Early Walk
A Tippling Ballad—When Princes and Prelates, etc.
Auld Lang Syne
Auld Rob Morris
A Vision
A Waukrife Minnie
Awa’, Whigs, Awa’
A Winter Night
Ballad on Mr. Heron’s Election—No. 1
Ballad on Mr. Heron’s Election—No. 2
Ballad on Mr. Heron’s Election—No. 3
Ballad on Mr. Heron’s Election—No. 4
Ballad on the American War
Behold, my love, how green the groves
Behold the hour, etc. (Second Version)
Behold the Hour, the Boat, arrive
Bessy and her Spinnin Wheel
Beware o’ Bonie Ann
Birthday Ode for 31st December, 1787
Blythe hae I been on yon hill
Blythe was She
Boat Hey, Ca’ Thro’
Bonie Dundee: A Fragment
Bonie Jean: A Ballad
Bonie Peg-a-Ramsay
Bonie Peggy Alison
Braving Angry Winer’s Storms
Braw Lads o’ Gala Water
Burlesque Lament fo Wm. Creech’s Absence
By Allan Stream
Caledonia: A Ballad
Canst thou leave me thus, my Katie
Carle, an’ the King come
Ca’ the Yowes to the Knowes
Ca’ the Yowes to the Knowes (older set)
Charlie, he’s my Darling
Clarina, Mistress of my Soul
Come let me take thee to my breast
Commemoration of Rodney’s Victory
Complimentary Epigram to Mrs. Riddell
Complimentary versicles to Jessie Lewars
Composed in August
Composed in Spring
Contented wi’ little, and cantie wi’ mair
Craigieburn Wood
Craigieburn Wood (Second Version)
Crowdie ever mair
Dainty Davie
Death and Dr. Hornbook
Delia: An Ode
Deluded swain, the pleasure
Despondency: An Ode
Dialogue Philly and Willy
Down the Burn, Davie love
Duncan Davison
Duncan Gray
Election Ballad at close of Contest for representing the Dumfries Burghs, 1790
Election Ballad for Westerha’
Elegy on Captain Matthew Henderson
Elegy on Stella
Elegy on the Death of Robert Ruisseaux
Elegy on the Death of Sir James Hunter Blair
Elegy on the late Miss Burnet of Monboddo
Elegy on the Year 1788
Elegy on Willie Nicol’s Mare
Epigram Addressed to an Artist
Epigram at Brownhill Inn
Epigram at RoslinInn
Epigram—Commissary Goldie’s Brains
Epigram—Divine Service at Lamington
Epigram—Kirk and State Excisemen
Epigram on a Country Laird (Cardoness)
Epigram on Andrew Turner
Epigram on an Innkeeper (“The Marquis”)
Epigram on a Suicide
Epigram on a Swearing Coxcomb
Epigram on Dr. Babington’s looks
Epigram on Francis Grose the Antiquary
Epigram on Jessy Staig’s recovery
Epigram on Miss Davies
Epigram on Miss Fontenelle
Epigram on Mr. James Gracie
Epigram on Parting with a kind Host in the Highlands
Epigram on Politics
Epigram on Rough Roads
Epigram on the Laird of Laggan
Epigram on the said Occasion
Epigram on the same Laird’s Country Seat
Epigram pinned to Mrs. Riddell’s carriage
Epigrams against the Earl of Galloway
Epigram—Thanks for a National Victory
Epigram—The Keekin Glass
Epigram—The Raptures of Folly
Epigram—The Toad-eater
Epigram—The True Loyal Natives
Epigram to Miss Ainslie in Church
Epigram to Miss Jean Scott
Epistle from Esopus to Maria
Epistle on J. Lapraik
Epistle to a Young Friend
Epistle to Colonel de Peyster
Epistle to Davie, A Brother Poet
Epistle to Dr. Blacklock
Epistle to Hugh Parker
Epistle to James Smith
Epistle to James Tennant of Glenconner
Epistle to John Goldie, in Kilmarnock
Epistle to John Maxwell, Esq., of Terraughty
Epistle to John Rankine
Epistle to Major Logan
Epistle to Mrs. Scott of Wauchope House
Epistle to Robert Graham, Esq., of Fintry
Epistle to the Rev. John M’Math
Epistle to William Simson
Epitaph for Gavin Hamilton, Esq.
Epitaph for James Smith
Epitaph for Mr. Gabriel Richardson, Brewer
Epitaph for Mr. Walter Riddell
Epitaph for Mr. W. Cruickshank
Epitaph for Mr. William Michie, Schoolmaster
Epitaph for Robert Aiken, Esq.
Epitaph for William Nicol, High School, Edinburgh
Epitaph on a Henpecked Squire
Epitaph on a Lap-dog
Epitaph on a Noisy Polemic
Epitaph on a noted coxcomb
Epitaph on Captain Lascelles
Epitaph on Holy Willie
Epitaph on James Grieve
Epitaph on John Busby, Esq., Tinwald Downs
Epitaph on John Dove, Innkeeper
Epitaph on John Rankine
Epitaph on my Ever Honoured Father
Epitaph on the same
Epitaph on “Wee Johnnie
Epitaph on William Hood, Senior
Epitaph on William Muir
Epitaph on Wm. Graham, Esq., of Mossknowe
Esteem for Chloris
Extemporaneous Effusion on being appointed to an Excise Division
Extempore in the Court of Session
Extempore on some commemorations of Thomson
Extempore Reply to an Invitation
Fairest Maid on Devon’s Banks
Farewell thou stream that winding flows
Farewell to Ballochmyle
Farewell to Eliza
Farewell to the Banks of Ayr
Farewell to the Highlands
Fickle Fortune: A Fragment
For a’ that
Forlorn, my love, no comfort here
For the sake o’ Somebody
Frae the friends and land I love
Fragment—Altho’ he has left me
Fragment—Damon and Sylvia
Fragment—Her Flwoing Locks
Fragment—Johnie lad, Cock up your Beaver
Fragment—Leezie Lindsay
Fragment—Love for love
Fragment—No cold approach
Fragment of “My Jean!
Fragment of The Night was Still
Fragment on Sensibility
Fragment—There was a Bonie Lass
Fragment—the Wren’s Nest
Fragment—Wee Willie Gray
Fragment—Why tell the lover
Go on, Sweet Bird, and Soothe my Care
Grace before and after Meat
Green Grow the Rashes
Gudewife, count the lawin
Guid ale keeps the heart aboon
Had I a cave
Had I the wyte, she bade me
Handsome Nell
Here’s his Health in Water
Here’s to thy health, my bonie lass
Hey, the Dusty Miller
Highland Harry back again
Highland Mary
Holy Willie’s Prayer
How cruel are the parents
How lang and dreary is the night
How Long and Dreary is the Night
I do confess thou art sae fair
I dream’d I lay
I Gaed a Waefu’ Gate Yestreen
I hae a Wife o’ my Ain
I hae been at Crookieden
I’ll aye ca’ in by yon town
I’ll go and be a Sodger
I’ll meet thee on the Lea Rig
I Love my Love in Secret
I’m O’er Young to Marry yet
Impromptu Lines to Captain Riddell
Impromptu on Carron Iron Works
Impromptu on Dumourier’s Desertion of the French Republican Army
Impromptu on Mrs. Riddell’s Birthday
I Murder hate
Inconstancy in love
“Indeed will I,” quo’ Findlay
Inscribed on a Work of Hannah More’s
Inscription at Friars’ Carse Hermitage
Inscription for an Alter of Independence
Inscription for the Headstone of Fergusson the Poet
inscription on Mr. Syme’s crystal goblet
Inscription to Chloris
Inscription to Jessie Lewars
Inscription to Miss Graham of Fintry
In the Character of a Ruined Farmer
I Reign in Jeanie’s Bosom
It is na, Jean, thy Bonie Face
It was a’ for our rightfu’ King
Jamie, Come Try Me
Jockie’s taen the parting Kiss
John Anderson, My Jo
John Barleycorn: A Ballad
Kellyburn Braes
Kenmure’s on and awa, Willie
Kissing my Katie
Lady Mary Ann
Lady Onlie, Honest Luckie
Lament for James, Earl of Glencairn
Lament of Mary, Queen of Scots
Lassie wi’ the Lint-white Locks
Lines Inscribed in a Lady’s Pocket Almanack
Lines Inscribed under Fergusson’s Portrait
Lines of John M’Murdo, Esq.
Lines on Fergusson, the Poet
Lines on Meeting with Lord Daer
Lines on the Author’s Death
Lines on the Fall of Fyers
Lines to a Gentleman who sent a Newspaper
Lines to an Old Sweetheart
Lines to John M’Murdo of Drumlanrig
Lines to John Syme, Esq., with a dozen of Porter
Lines to Mr. John Kennedy
Lines to Sir John Whitefoord, Bart
Lines written on a Bank-note
Lines Written under the Picture of Miss Burns
Logan Braes
Lord Gregory: A Ballad
Love in the Guise of Friendship
Lovely Polly Stewart
Lovely young Jessie
Mally’s meek, Mally’s sweet
Man was made to Mourn: A Dirge
Mary Morison
Masonic Ye Sons of Old Killie
Meg o’ the Mill
Meg o’ the Mill (Another Version)
Monody on a Lady, famed for her Caprice
Montgomerie’s Peggy
Motto prefixed to the Author’s first Publication
M’Pherson’s Farewell
Mr. William Smellie: A Sketch
My Bonie Bell
My Bonie Mary
My Collier Laddie
My Eppie Adair
My Eppie Macnab
My Father was a Farmer: A Ballad
My Girl she’s Airy: A Fragment
My Highland Lassie, O
My Hoggie
My Lord a-Hunting he is gane
My Love she’s but a Lassie yet
My Nanie, O!
My Nanie’s awa
My Native Land sae far awa
My Peggy’s Charms
My Spouse Nancy
My Tocher’s the Jewel
My Wife’s a winsome wee thing
Nature’s Law: A Poem
News, lassies, news
Nithdale’s Welcome Hame
No Churchman am I
Note to Mr. Renton of Lamerton
Now Spring has clad the grove in green
O aye my wife she dang me
O bonie was yon rosy Brier
O can ye Labour Lea?
Ode for General Washington’s Birthday
Ode on the Departed Regency Bill
Ode, Sacred to the Memory of Mrs. Oswald of Auchencruive
Of a’ the Airts the Wind can Blaw
O for ane an’ twenty, Tam
O lay thy loof in mine, lass
O Leave Novels!
O let me in this ae night
O May, thy Morn
On a Bank of Flowers
On a Scotch Bard, gone to the West Indies
On Chloris being ill
On Chloris requesting a sprig of blossom’d thorn
On Elphinstone’s Translation of Martial’s Epigrams
One Night as I did Wander
On Glenriddell’s Fox breaking his chain: A Fragment
On Scaring some Water-Fowl in Lock Turit
On seeing Mrs. Kemble in Yarico
On Tam the Chapman
On the Birth of a Posthumous Child
On the Death of John M’Leod, Esq.
On the Death of Robert Dundas, Esq., of Arniston
On the late Captain Grose’s Peregrinations
On the Seas and far away
Open the door to me, oh
O that’s the lassie o’ my heart
O Tibbie, I hae seen the day
Out over the Forth
O wat ye wha’s in yon town
O were I on Parnassus Hill
O were my love you lilac fair
O wert thou in the cauld blast
Paraphrase of the First Psalm
Pegasus at Wanlockhead
Phillis the Fair
Phillis the Queen o’ the fair
Poem on Pastoral Poetry
Poem on Sensibility
Poor Mailie’s Elegy
Poortith cauld and restless love
Prayer—O Thou Dread Power
Pretty Peg, my dearie
Prologue spoken at the Theatre of Dumfries
Prologue, spoken by Mr. Woods at Edinburgh
Raging Fortune: A Fragment
Rantin, Rovin Robin
Rattlin, Roarin Willie
Raving Winds Around her Blowing
Remorse: A Fragment
Remorseful Apology
Reply to an Announcement by J. Rankine
Reply to a Trimming Epistle, received from a Tailor
Reply to the Threat of a Censorious Critic
Rhyming Reply to a Note from Captain Riddell
Robert Bruce’s March to Bannockburn
Robin Shure in Hairst
Sappho Redivivus: A Fragment
Saw ye Bonie Lesley
Saw you my dear, my Philly
Scotch Drink
Scots Prologue for Mr. Sutherland
Scroggam, my dearie
Second Epistle to Davie
Second Epistle to J. Lapraik
Second Epistle to Robert Graham, Esq., of Fintry
She says she loes me best of a’
She’s Fair and Fause
Sic a Wife as Willie had
Sketch in Verse, inscribed to the Right Hon. C. J. Fox
Sketch—New Year’s Day, 1790
Sonnet on the Author’s Birthday
Sonnet on the Death of Robert Riddell
Sonnet to R. Graham, Esq., on Receiving a Favour
Stanzas on Naething
Stanzas, on the same Occasion
Stay my Charmer
Steer her up and haud her gaun
Strathallan’s Lament
Such a parcel of Rogues in a Nation
Suppressed Stanzas of “The Vision
Sweet Afton
Sweet Tibbie Dunbar
Sylvander to Clarinda
Talk of him that’s Far Awa
Tam Glen
Tam o’ Shanter: A Tale
Tam Samson’s Elegy
The Auld Farmer’s New-Year-Morning Salutation to his Auld Mare, Maggie
The Author’s Earnest Cry and Prayer
The Banks o’ Doon (First Version)
The Banks o’ Doon (Second Version)
The Banks o’ Doon (Third Version)
The Banks of Nith
The Banks of the Devon
The Bannocks o’ Bear Meal
The Bard at Inverary
The Battle of Sherramuir
The Belles of Mauchline
The Birks of Aberfeldy
The Bonie Lad that’s Far Awa
The Bonie Lass of Albany
The Bonie Moor-hen
The Bonie Wee Thing
The Bookworms
The Braes o’ Killiecrankie
The Braw Wooer
The Brigs of Ayr
The Calf
The Captain’s Lady
The Captive Ribband
The Cardin o’t, the Spinning o’t
The charming month of May
The Charms of Lovely Davies
The Chevalier’s Lament
The Cooper o’ Cuddy
The Cotter’s Saturday Night
The Country Lass
The Day Returns
The Dean of Faculty: A new Ballad
The Death and Dying Words of Poor Mailie
The Deil’s awa wi’ the Exciseman
The Deuks dang o’er my Daddie
The Dumfries Volunteers
The Epitaph on Captain Matthew Henderson
The Fête Champêtre
The Fall of the Leaf
The Farewell
The Farewell to the Brethren of St. James’s Lodge, Tarbolton
The First Six Verses of the Ninetieth Psalm versified
The Five Carlins: An Election Ballad
The Flowery banks of Cree
The Gallant Weaver
The Gardener wi’ his Paidle
The Gowden Locks of Anna
The Henpecked Husband
The Highland Balou
The Highland Widow’s Lament
The Holy Fair
The Humble Petition of Bruar Water
The Inventory
Their groves o’ sweet myrtle
The Jolly Beggars: A Cantata
The Kirk of Scotland’s Alarm: A Ballad
The Laddie’s dear sel’
The Lad they ca’ Jumpin John
The Lament
The Lass o’ Ballochmyle
The Lass o’ Ecclefechan
The Lass of Cessnock Banks
The lass that made the bed to me
The last time I cam o’er the Moor
The Libeller’s Self-reproof
The Lovely Lass o’ Inverness
The Lover’s Morning Salute to his Mistress
The Mauchline Lady: A Fragment
The Minstel at Lincluden
Theniel Menzies’ Bonie Mary
The Ordination
The Ploughman’s Life
The Poet’s Progress
The Posie
The Rantin Dog, the Daddie o’t
There’ll never be Peace till Jamie comes hame
The Rights of Women—Spoken by Miss Fontenelle
The Rigs o’ Barley
The Ronalds of the Bennals
The Slave’s Lament
The Soldier’s Return: A Ballad
The Solemn League and Covenant
The Song of Death
The Tarbolton Lasses
The Tear-drop—“Wae is my heart
The Twa Dogs
The Twa Herds; or, The Holy Tulyie
The Vision
The weary Pund o’ Tow
The Whistle: A Ballad
The Winter it is Past
The Winter of Life
The Wounded Hare
The Young Highland Rover
Thine am I, my faithful Fair
Third Epistle to J. Lapraik
This is no my ain lassie
Thou Fair Eliza
Thou Gloomy December
Thou hast left me ever, jamie
To Alex. Cunningham, Esq., Writer, Edinburgh
To a Louse
To a Mountain Daisy
To a Mouse
To Daunton Me
To Gavin Hamilton, Esq., Mauchline, recommending a Boy
To John Kennedy, Dumfries House
To Mary in Heaven
To Miss Ferrier, enclosing Elegy on Sir J. H. Blair
To Miss Logan, with Beattie’s Poems
To Mr. M’Adam, of Craigen-Gillan
To Ruin
To the beautiful Miss Eliza J——n, on her principles of Liberty and Eqality
To the Weaver’s gin ye go
Tragic Fragment—All villain as I am
’Twas na her bonie blue e’e
Up in the Morning Early
Verses inscribed under a Noble Earl’s Picture
Verses on a Parting Kiss
Verses on Captain Grose
Verses on Castle Gordon
Verses on Friars’ Carse Hermitage (First Version)
Verses on the destruction of the Woods near Drumlanrig
Verses to Clarinda, with Drinking Glasses
Verses to Collector Mitchell
Verses to Miss Cruickshank
Verses Written with a Pencil at the Inn at Kenmore
Versicles on Sign-Posts
Versified Note to Dr. Mackenzie, Mauchline
Versified Reply to an Invitation
Wandering Willie
Wandering Willie (Revised Version)
What can a Young Lassie do wi’ an Auld Man?
When she cam ben she bobbed
Where are the Joys I have met
Whistle and I’ll come to you
Whistle o’er the lave o’t
Willie brew’d a Peck o’ Maut
Willie Chalmers
Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary?
Wilt thou be my Dearie
Winter: A Dirge
Written by Somebody on the Window of an Inn at Stirling
Written in Friars’ Carse Hermitage (Second Version)
Ye Jacobites by Name
Yonder pomp of costly fashion
Yon Wild Mossy Mountains
Young Jamie, pride of a’ the plain
Young Jockie was the Blythest Lad
Young Peggy Blooms
You’re welcome, Willie Stewart



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