Works with a theme of poverty (25)

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  1. Jonathan Watson

    A Penitential thought, in the hour of Remorse - Intended for a Tragedy

    “All devil as I am, a damned wretch ...”

    A poem written in 1771-9 and performed by Jonathan Watson

  2. Paul Higgins

    Auld Rob Morris

    “There's Auld Rob Morris that wons in yon glen ...”

    A song written in 1792 and performed by Paul Higgins

  3. Dawn Steele

    Epigram

    “Whoe'er he be that sojourns here ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Dawn Steele

  4. Gerry Carruthers

    In the character of a ruined Farmer

    “The sun he is sunk in the west ...”

    A song written in 1771-9 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  5. Tam Dean Burn

    Jeremiah 15th, Ch 10 V

    “Ah, woe is me, my mother dear! ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  6. Liam Brennan

    Lines Written on a Banknote

    “Wae worth thy pow'r, thou cursed leaf! ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Liam Brennan

  7. Simon Donald

    My Father was a Farmer

    “My father was a farmer upon the Carrick border O ...”

    A song written in 1784 and performed by Simon Donald

  8. Juliet Cadzow

    O Raging Fortune's Withering Blast

    “O raging Fortune's withering blast ...”

    A poem performed by Juliet Cadzow

  9. Brian Cox

    O That I Had Ne'er Been Married

    “O That I Had Ne'er Been Married ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Brian Cox

  10. Crawford Logan

    O gude ale comes and gude ale goes

    “O gude ale comes and gude ale goes ...”

    A song written in 1795 and performed by Crawford Logan

  11. Liz Lochhead

    Pegasus at Wanlockhead

    “With Pegasus upon a day ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  12. Brian Cox

    Stanzas On the Same Occasion

    “Why am I so loth to leave this earthly scene ...”

    A poem written in 1781 and performed by Brian Cox

  13. Joyce Falconer

    Tam Glen

    “My heart is a breaking, dear Tittie ...”

    A song written in 1788 and performed by Joyce Falconer

  14. Elaine C Smith

    The Highland Balou

    “Hee-balou, my sweet, wee Donald, ...”

    A song written in 1794 and performed by Elaine C Smith

  15. Alan Cumming

    The Jolly Beggars : Fiddlers Tune

    “Let me ryke up to dight that tear ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Alan Cumming

  16. Douglas Henshall

    The Jolly Beggars : I am a son of Mars

    “I am a Son of Mars who have been in many wars ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Douglas Henshall

  17. Multiple Readers

    The Jolly Beggars : Love and Liberty - A Cantata

    “When lyart leaves bestrow the yird, ...”

    A song written in 1785 and performed by Multiple Readers

  18. John Cairney

    The Ronalds of the Bennals

    “In Tarbolton, ye ken, there are proper young men, ...”

    A poem written in 1780 and performed by John Cairney

  19. David Rintoul

    The Twa Dogs

    “Twas in that place o' Scotland's isle ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by David Rintoul

  20. Simon Tait

    To Alexander Findlater

    “Dear Sir ...”

    A poem performed by Simon Tait

  21. Jonathan Watson

    To Mr John Kennedy

    “Now, Kennedy if foot or horse ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Jonathan Watson

  22. Dougray Scott

    To Peter Stuart

    “Dear Peter, dear Peter ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Dougray Scott

  23. John Bett

    To Robert Graham Esq of Fintry Esq with a Request for an Excise Division

    “When Nature her great Masterpiece designed ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by John Bett

  24. Paul Young

    To Robert Graham of Fintry Esq

    “Late crippled of an arm, and now a leg ...”

    An epistle written in 1791 and performed by Paul Young

  25. Brian Cox

    To a Mouse

    “Wee sleekit cow'rintim'rous beastie ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Brian Cox

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