On Robert Riddel


To Riddel, much-lamented man, This ivied cot was dear; Reader, dost value matchless worth? This ivied cot revere.

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Lorraine McIntosh

About this work

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

Themes for this poem

death life money

Selected for 28 April

A second poem for Robert Riddel, Burns's friend, Dumfriesshire neighbour and patron (see April 22nd).

Donny O'Rourke

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