Burns's epigrams (19)

  1. Vivien Heilbron

    A Grace After Dinner

    “O thou, in whom we live and move ...”

    An epigram written in 1789 and performed by Vivien Heilbron

  2. Vivien Heilbron

    A Grace Before Dinner

    “O thou who kindly dost provide ...”

    An epigram written in 1789 and performed by Vivien Heilbron

  3. Ian McDiarmid

    Complimentary Epigram On Maria Riddell

    “"Praise Woman still," his lordship roars, ...”

    An epigram written in 1793 and performed by Ian McDiarmid

  4. Ian McDiarmid

    Divine Service In The Kirk Of Lamington

    “As cauld a wind as ever blew, ...”

    An epigram written in 1791 and performed by Ian McDiarmid

  5. Paul Young

    Dumfries Epigrams

    “Copland faithful likeness, friend Painter, would'st seize? ...”

    An epigram written in 1794 and performed by Paul Young

  6. Phyllis Logan

    Epigram On Rough Roads

    “I'm now arrived -- thanks to the gods ...”

    An epigram written in 1786 and performed by Phyllis Logan

  7. Richard Wilson

    Epigram On Said Occasion

    “O Death, had'st thou but spar'd his life ...”

    An epigram written in 1784 and performed by Richard Wilson

  8. Simon Tait

    Epigram on Captain Francis Grose, The Celebrated Antiquary

    “The devil got notice that Grose was a-dying ...”

    An epigram written in 1790 and performed by Simon Tait

  9. Alan Cumming

    Epigram on Mr James Gracie

    “Gracie, thou art a man of worth, ...”

    An epigram written in 1795 and performed by Alan Cumming

  10. Richard Wilson

    Epigram. Another On The Said Occasion

    “One Queen Artemisia, as old stories tell, ...”

    An epigram written in 1784 and performed by Richard Wilson

  11. Laura Fraser

    Epigrams on Lord Galloway

    “What dost thou in that mansion fair ...”

    An epigram written in 1793 and performed by Laura Fraser

  12. Liz Lochhead

    Extempore - On being shown a beautiful Country seat belonging to Maxwell of Cardoness

    “We grant they're thine, those beauties all ...”

    An epigram written in 1794 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  13. Phyllis Logan

    Lines Inscribed In A Lady's Pocket Almanac

    “Grant me, indulgent Heaven, that I may live ...”

    An epigram written in 1793 and performed by Phyllis Logan

  14. Bill Paterson

    Lines sent to John Syme of Ryedale

    “O had the malt thy strength of mind ...”

    An epigram written in 1795 and performed by Bill Paterson

  15. Liz Lochhead

    On John Morine, laird of Laggan

    “When Morine, deceased, to the Devil went down ...”

    An epigram written in 1793 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  16. Tom Fleming

    On Marriage

    “That hackney'd judge of human life ...”

    An epigram performed by Tom Fleming

  17. Liz Lochhead

    On Maxwell of Cardoness

    “Bless Jesus Christ, O Cardoness ...”

    An epigram written in 1794 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  18. Vivien Heilbron

    The Book Worms

    “Through and through th' inspir'd leaves, ...”

    An epigram performed by Vivien Heilbron

  19. Tom Fleming

    The Cotter's Saturday Night

    “My lov'd, my honour'd, much respected friend ...”

    An epigram performed by Tom Fleming

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