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To Maria


'Praise Woman still!' his Lordship says, 'Deserved, or not, no matter,' But thee, Maria, while I praise, There Flattery cannot flatter. Maria, all my thought and dream, Inspires my vocal shell: The more I praise my lovely Theme The more the truth I tell.

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John Ramage

About this work

This is a poem by Robert Burns. It was written in 1793 and is read here by John Ramage.

Themes for this poem

woman beauty

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