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!

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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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