On Marriage

That hackney'd judge of human life, The Preacher and the King, Observes: - 'The man that gets a wife He gets a noble thing.' But how capricious are mankind, Now loathing, now desirous! We married men, how oft we find The best of things will tire us!


Tom Fleming

About this work

This is an epigram by Robert Burns. It is read here by Tom Fleming.

Themes for this epigram

marriage humour

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