On Captain William Roddirk of Corbiston


Light lay the earth on Billy's breast, His chicken heart so tender: But build a castle on his head, His scull will prop it under.

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Lorraine McIntosh

About this work

This is an epitaph by Robert Burns. It was written in 1794 and is read here by Lorraine McIntosh.

Themes for this epitaph

death man

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