On John Morine, laird of Laggan

When Morine, deceased, to the Devil went down, 'Twas nothing would serve him but Satan's own crown: Thy fool's head, quoth Satan, that crown shall wear never; I grant thou'rt as wicked - but not quite so clever.


Liz Lochhead

About this work

This is an epigram by Robert Burns. It was written in 1793 and is read here by Liz Lochhead.

Themes for this epigram

death humour

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