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.


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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