On a Suicide Two


Earth'd up, here lies an imp o' hell, Planted by Satan's dibble; Poor silly wretch, he's damned himsel', To save the Lord the trouble On John Bushby, Esq., Tinwald Downs

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Alan Cumming

About this work

This is an epitaph by Robert Burns. It was written in 1795 and is read here by Alan Cumming.

Themes for this epitaph

death humour

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